Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Lucas Museum helps invest in South L.A.’s future

Art exists to inspire and move, to educate and excite. And as the creative capital of the world, that’s a big part of our identity as Angelenos. When construction begins next year on the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park, it will mean a great many things to Los Angeles: the addition of Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Saving and transforming lives one Angeleno at a time

When I think about the incredible work being done in my Office of Gang Reduction & Youth Development (GRYD), what comes to mind are the lives transformed, the families touched, the communities lifted up and the people who make it all happen. I think about change-makers like Cornell Ward. Those who know him best call Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: L.A. is strong — and we’re fighting to make it stronger

Each spring we come together to assess the state of Los Angeles — to measure our progress, ask the public to hold us accountable and outline the challenges in the year ahead. And yes, we can begin to gauge our city’s well-being by the more than 170,000 jobs we’ve created over the last four years, Read More…