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Garcetti announces he won’t run for president

LOS ANGELES — After more than a year of speculation and travels to political hotspots across the country, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Jan. 29 he has decided against a bid for the presidency in 2020. “Reflecing on those travels and recognizing the incredible opportunity I have every single day as mayor of this Read More…

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Kamala Harris comes to town promoting her new book

Senator does not address rumors about running for president LOS ANGELES — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris visited the Wilshire Ebell Theatre Jan. 13 as part of her whirlwind tour to promote her memoir, “The Truths We Hold,” and a children’s book, “Superheroes are Everywhere,” capping her four-city book tour in front of a capacity crowd. “To be Read More…

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Obama Highway sign installed

LOS ANGELES — Caltrans has finished installing the President Barack H. Obama highway signs renaming a portion of the Ventura (134) Freeway after the 44th president, state Sen. Anthony J. Portantino announced Dec. 20. The renaming was a result of legislation authored by Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge, and Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles. The legislation Read More…