Connect to share and comment

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa takes senior adviser job with Herbalife

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has a new job. He'll be a senior adviser for Herbalife. The nutritional products company says Villaraigosa will counsel its board and chairman on strategic business development and global community outreach. Villaraigosa left the mayor's post in June after eight years in office. He says Herbalife has been a solid member of the Los Angeles business community, a supporter of local charities and a strong presence in the Latino community.

Spain's Grifols inaugurates new purification plant in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, May 15 (EFE).- Spanish pharmaceutical company Grifols has officially inaugurated a new immunoglobulin plant in this California city. The new intravenous immunoglobulin, or IVIG, purification plant is part of Grifols' industrial complex in Los Angeles and brings the company's total investment at those facilities to $135 million.

Villaraigosa signals future run for California governor

Los Angeles, Mar 7 (EFE).- Outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said in an interview with KTTV-TV that among his plans for the future is to run for governor of California, although he did not specify when that might occur. The 60-year-old Democrat, who will end his tenure as mayor on June 30 after two consecutive terms, the maximum allowed by law, reiterated that his first move after leaving office will be joining a think-tank.

Olympics: Los Angeles to seek 2024 Summer Games

Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles plans to bid on hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics, according to mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and the city's effort has some major celebrity backers. The American West Coast metropolis, which hosted the 1932 Games and the 1984 Olympics that were boycotted by the Soviet Union and eastern bloc countries, expressed its interest in a letter to the US Olympic Committee (USOC).

AFP Americas News Agenda for March 5

Duty Editor: Jim Mannion Tel: + 1 202 414 0541 What's happening in the Americas on Tuesday: + Obama's CIA pick faces Senate panel vote WASHINGTON: The Senate Intelligence Committee votes on President Barack Obama's nomination of John Brennan to be the next director of the US Central Intelligence Agency. Picture. Video (US-POLITICS-INTELLIGENCE-CONGRESS)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Fugitive ex-LA cop believed dead after gun battle, fire

(Corrects day of standoff in sixth paragraph) By Dana Feldman SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb 13 (Reuters) - A cabin in the mountains above Los Angeles where fugitive and former cop Christopher Dorner is believed to have died following a gunfight with police was not purposely set on fire by law enforcement, the San Bernardino County sheriff said on Wednesday.

Fugitive US ex-cop charged, may have fled to Mexico

Christopher Dorner, the embittered former US cop on the run since last week, was charged Monday with murder in California, as authorities said he may have fled south into Mexico. The 33-year-old, who posted a chilling online manifesto threatening to kill policemen and their families over his 2008 sacking, was charged over the killing of officer Michael Crain, a 34-year-old father of two.

Million dollar reward for alleged US cop 'terrorist'

Los Angeles on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of an ex-cop accused of "domestic terrorism" in a murder spree that has claimed three lives. Investigators have been combing the snow-blanketed California mountains for Christopher Dorner, 33, a disgruntled former LA Police Department (LAPD) officer who had threatened to murder police in a chilling online manifesto.

Million dollar reward for alleged cop killer: LA mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of a fugitive ex-cop suspected of three murders. "We will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods and our communities," Villaraigosa said at a news conference announcing the reward. "We will not tolerate this reign of terror that has robbed us of the peace of mind that residents of southern California deserve. We will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large," he said.

URGENT ¥¥¥ Million dollar reward for alleged cop killer: LA mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of a fugitive ex-cop suspected of three murders. "We will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods and our communities," Villaraigosa said at a news conference announcing the reward. bur-jk/ch
Syndicate content