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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wins second term

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti claimed a second term, easily trouncing 10 little-known rivals in an election with a tiny turnout but potentially major implications for the nation's second-largest city.

The 46-year-old Democrat, whose campaign benefited from an improved economy, won 81 percent of about 250,000 votes cast in Tuesday's election. Mitchell Jack Schwartz was a very distant second with 8 percent.

Garcetti's huge margin of victory allowed him to avoid a r

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