<p>Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.</p>

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Mayor Garcetti appointed to Obama climate change task force

President Barack Obama today appointed Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to a task force overseeing federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti talks revitalizing L.A. River

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talked about revitalizing the Los Angeles River and creating a series of parks along the largely concrete-lined waterway at Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard’s “LA River Day” event in Washington, D.C.

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Mayor Garcetti cuts East Coast trip short in light of Zimmerman verdict

'Prayer rally' at Leimert Park tonight

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In the aftermath of Southland protests over the acquittal of a Florida neighborhood watch captain who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Mayor Eric Garcetti cut short an East Coast trip and planned to return to Los Angeles today.

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Attorney General Eric Holder asked to step into Los Angeles redistricting case

‘We have minorities disenfranchising minorities,’ says Leo Terrell

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, civil rights attorney Leo J. Terrell is asking the attorney general to become “an intervening party” to a lawsuit filed against the city of Los Angeles regarding the issue of voting rights violations involving the city’s 2011-2012 redistricting process.