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Mayor delivers State of City speech

April 14, 2009 11:04:18 AM PDT
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa laid out his plan for the city of Los Angeles on Tuesday in his fourth State of the City speech.Villaraigosa delivered his address at Balqon Electric Truck Company in Harbor City at about 3:30 p.m.

The centerpiece of his speech was a plan to create green jobs that boost the local economy and promote high environmental standards.

He discussed development of a 5-mile Clean Tech Corridor in downtown Los Angeles, a plan that his office says could create thousands of new jobs.

His speech comes at a time when the city faces a half-billion-dollar budget deficit.


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