L.A. Mayor to announce new head of fire department
Announcement to be made in Jefferson Park at 9 A.M.
JEFFERSON PARK - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will announce today his nominee for a new chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The announcement is scheduled for 9 A.M. in the Jefferson Park area of Los Angeles at Fire Station No. 34.
The three finalists are interim Chief Brian Cummings, Assistant Chief Patrick Butler and Deputy Chief Emilie Mack.
The nominee will succeed Millage Peaks, who retired July 10.
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LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Authorities urged Southlanders to be diligent in preparing for emergencies, as the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack approaches.
“September is National Preparedness Month, which was founded after 9/11 to increase preparedness in the United States,” Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will visit Beijing, China, later this month to tout Los Angeles as a trade hub and tourist destination, and to attract Chinese investment to the city.
Villaraigosa will be accompanied by harbor, airport and tourism officials from May 26-29 as he meets with Chinese government officials and businesses.
The Port of Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airports will foot the bill for the $80,000 trip, using non-taxpayer funds, officials said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other civic and religious leaders took part in a silent prayer on the steps of City Hall today for victims of the Boston bombings.
“We’ve demonstrated here in Los Angeles we will not live in fear,” Villaraigosa said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today released his final budget proposal before leaving office, in which he called for solving the city’s projected budget deficit by rescinding scheduled employee pay raises and requiring them to pay 10 percent of their health
The idea of employees paying more into their healthcare benefits “is not a radical notion,” but rather a “sustainable notion,” Villaraigosa said in outlining his proposed 2013-14 budget.
Regardless of political ideology or level of sophistication, the terrorist apparatus has succeeded in spawning a network of crisis preparatory organizations and stroking our national paranoia.
The recent tragedy in Boston has law-enforcement organizations across the globe rethinking their security protocols while simultaneously hammering home the fact that today, almost two years after the death of Osama bin Laden, terrorism still looms in the American psyche.