Garcetti, who is Jewish, said in a press conference that those savings would go towards “reinvesting in black communities and communities of color.”
As protests over racial injustice stretched into another day under the shadow of the enduring coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles encouraged the city’s Jewish community to increase efforts to address the underlying causes of a fracturing American society.
Garcetti, the first Jewish and second Mexican-American mayor of L.A., has lately been traveling to many important primary states like New Hampshire.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is considering his next step in politics, and his options, Politico reporterd, are wide open.
The Israeli-born “Power Rangers” billionaire hosted Clinton, as well as donors and California politicians. They discussed plans for Clinton’s new PAC.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti clinched re-election on Tuesday in a landslide victory that handed him a second four-year term in charge of America’s second-largest city.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks to the Forward about bridging the Latino and Jewish populations, supporting Israel and battling anti-Semitism on social media.
My post yesterday about Jewish Los Angeles mayors before Eric Garcetti touched off a flurry of exchanges among writers and scholars who study Southern California Jewry. Among the questions raised were whether Abel Stearns’ serving as alcalde (Spanish for mayor) of el Pueblo de Los Angeles in 1850 counts as being a mayor of a city and whether Bernard Cohn’s two-week service as acting mayor in late 1878 counts as having been elected mayor. Probably the most important, however, is whether Abel Stearns, whom I described as the first Jewish mayor of L.A., was in fact Jewish.
Not meaning to rain on anyone’s parade, I’m forced to point out that Eric Garcetti is not the first Jewish mayor of Los Angeles. In fact, he’s the third.
Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti has been elected mayor of the United States’ second-largest city after defeating his rival by a margin of 8 points, according to preliminary results.