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California Inc.: Mayor Garcetti to lay out future of Los Angeles

March 20, 2017 |

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

Where are job openings these days? Try down on the farm, where pay is rising well past…

L.A. Times – Business

Donald Trump dumps on LAX, but L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti defends airport upgrades

October 2, 2016 |

The sentence structure was a mess, but it was clear during Monday’s presidential debate that when Republican nominee Donald Trump mentioned Los Angeles International Airport, he was not paying the facility a compliment.

“You land at LaGuardia, you land at Kennedy, you land at LAX, you land at Newark,…

L.A. Times – Business

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti courts the tech sector

June 8, 2015 |

Few mayors embody the digital zeitgeist like Eric Garcetti, a self-professed math geek and amateur coder who has made the L.A. tech scene a cornerstone of his administration.
L.A. Times – Business

Mayor Garcetti seeks to cut civilian injury-leave pay about 25%

January 25, 2015 |

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is seeking roughly a 25% cut in the pay that city civilian workers receive while on injury leave, an unusually generous benefit that critics say has contributed to increasing taxpayer costs.
L.A. Times – Business

Garcetti: Build 100K new homes in Los Angeles by 2021

October 30, 2014 |

Calling the cost of housing one of Los Angeles’ biggest challenges, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday announced a goal for 100,000 new homes in the city by 2021.
L.A. Times – Business

Garcetti says housing shortage, minimum wage linked in Los Angeles

October 30, 2014 |

The housing shortage in Los Angeles – possibly the most severe since the end of World War II – is linked to a low minimum wage and a host of other economic issues in the city, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.
L.A. Times – Business

Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages

September 15, 2014 |

When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched his plan to gradually boost the minimum wage across the city, critics argued that businesses might move to nearby cities to pay workers less.
L.A. Times – Business

Mayor Garcetti hopes to pass $13.25 minimum wage in L.A. by early 2015

September 12, 2014 |

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s motivations for backing a $ 13.25 minimum wage in Los Angeles are manifold – other localities and President Obama are pushing similar measures, intense poverty levels are stressing city services and lack of spending power is hampering the local economic…
L.A. Times – Business

L.A. Mayor Garcetti announces job assistance program for veterans

June 10, 2014 |

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced a multi-agency assistance program for veterans whose employment prospects have lagged in the recovery, pledging to secure 10,000 jobs by 2017 for those who served in the military.

L.A. Times – Business

Mayor Eric Garcetti appoints Tom Sherak as L.A. film czar

September 26, 2013 |

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed veteran Hollywood executive Tom Sherak to be his senior film advisor.


L.A. Times – Business