Miguel Santana

Los Angeles City Administrative Officer

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Miguel Santana on KCRW

Eric Garcetti ran for Mayor of LA with a promise to restore services, including street and sidewalk repair, in part by reducing employee retirement costs.

Score One for LA Labor as Pension Reforms Are Rolled Back

Eric Garcetti ran for Mayor of LA with a promise to restore services, including street and sidewalk repair, in part by reducing employee retirement costs.

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In May's runoff election for Mayor of Los Angeles, City Controller  Wendy Greuel  will face off against City Councilman  Eric Garcetti .

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In May's runoff election for Mayor of Los Angeles, City Controller Wendy Greuel will face off against City Councilman Eric Garcetti .

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Mayor Villaraigosa will present what is promised to be a grim Los Angeles City budget next week, based, in part, on the latest report from the City Council's Chief Administrative…

Los Angeles City Budget Crunch

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