Monday, July 01, 2013
My hometown has a new Mayor! Eric Garcetti was sworn in as the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon before a crowd of Angelenos in Grand Park. Garcetti, 42, is the youngest person to be sworn in as mayor in more than a century and is the first Jewish man to serve in that capacity. Garcetti is the second consecutive Latino mayor of Los Angeles, succeeding Antonio Villaraigosa. He earned a hard-fought electoral win over Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel on May 21.