Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Creating a ‘stronger’ future for L.A. veterans

What Daniel Stansell describes is the experience of too many men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform. “Employers were not sure if I could be accommodated,” he said. “They didn’t say it outright, but I could tell by their hesitance.” Stansell served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and after leaving the Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Standing strong and speaking loudly against hate

I woke up in the South on the day that white supremacists brought their hatred and violence to Charlottesville, Virginia. Nine hundred and sixty-six miles from where blood spilled on those Virginia streets, mayors from across America were gathered in New Orleans — a place that was home to the country’s largest slave market; and Read More…

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…