Eric Garcetti

Wildfires threaten several thousand homes in Southern California

Firefighters in Southern California are battling a new wildfire that has engulfed an area near the Getty Center and the Skirball Cultural Center. The brush fire ignited around 5 a.m. CT near 405 Freeway and Mulholland Drive in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. More than 350 firefighters Read more

Selena's star on Hollywood Walk of Fame unveiled

Twenty-two years after her untimely death, Selena finally got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday evening. As nearly 4,500 fans looked on -- several wearing costumes resembling the Queen of Tejano music -- the late singer's star was unveiled just down the street from Capitol Records . Read more

The Note: Trump's tax plan not on the money with middle class

THE TAKE with ABC News' Rick Klein It all seemed so easy, so … normal. GOP leaders released their consensus framework, the president delivered a coordinated address, and the Freedom Caucus and conservative outside groups spoke with one voice. Tax reform means so much to the Republican Party at this Read more

Los Angeles wildfire largest in city's history, mayor says

A wildfire burning through mountains just north of downtown Los Angeles is the largest ever within city limits, the city's mayor, Eric Garcetti, said. Only one home has burned and no one has been injured as the blaze that as of Saturday had grown to more than 5,000 acres and prompted evacuation Read more

The Agents of Change

As he took a seat in the wood-paneled press room off his City Hall office, flanked by the flags of Los Angeles and the United States, L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti tried to articulate his somewhat unusual frame of mind. His boyhood dream of bringing the Olympics back to Los Angeles appears to be on the Read more