LOS ANGELES — Veteran Los Angeles councilman Eric Garcetti was sworn in as the city’s new mayor on Sunday evening.
The inauguration ceremony took place on the Spring Street steps outside City Hall.
A total of 11 new Los Angeles politicians were scheduled to be sworn in on Sunday, and Jimmy Kimmel was on the line up of speakers.
Outgoing mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who could not run for another term, was scheduled to officially leave office at midnight on Sunday.
Garcetti, 42, and his wife visited the First African Methodist Episcopal Church on Sunday morning.