Tag Archives: Eric Garcetti

LA To Cut Off Power/Water For Hosting House Parties

The Washington Post reports: Los Angeles will cut off water and electricity at houses that repeatedly host “egregious” parties, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday. With bars and nightclubs closed to stop the spread of the coronavirus, hundreds of young people have flocked to large parties held at private homes and rental properties in the Hollywood Hills. In addition to raising …

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Los Angeles First Major US City To Offer Free Testing

Courthouse News reports: Los Angeles Major Eric Garcetti announced today that LA will now offer free coronavirus testing for all residents, becoming the first major city in the United States to do so. Garcetti made the announcement Wednesday evening during a press conference where he made clear that all residents of Los Angeles County, regardless of whether or not they …

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Mayors Of LA & NYC: No Large Events Likely Until 2021

Mediaite reports: Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti said on CNN that it’s unlikely there will be any large gatherings like concerts or sporting events in the city until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “According to to an internal email obtained by the Los Angeles Times, I’m sure you know about this, your office said this pandemic could stop …

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LA Mayor Issues Mandatory Mask Order For Residents

The Los Angeles Times reports: Effective Friday, Los Angeles residents must wear a mask, bandanna or other type of covering over their noses and mouths when in grocery stores and other essential businesses under an order from Mayor Eric Garcetti. Workers at many businesses must also cover their faces. It’s the latest step to try to slow the spread of …

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LA Mayor Says Public Should Use “Cloth Face Coverings”

The Hill reports: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) on Wednesday called on the city’s millions of residents to start covering their faces whenever they are out in public as part of an effort to combat the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Garcetti said on Twitter that the decision was guided by data showing that many of those infected with …

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Endorses Joe Biden

The Los Angeles Times reports: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who flirted with the idea of running for president but skipped the 2020 campaign, endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination on Thursday. Garcetti will be one of Biden’s highest-profile supporters in California’s March 3 primary, but the endorsement is unlikely to have any practical impact on …

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Won’t Run For President

CBS News Los Angeles reports: Mayor Eric Garcetti will announce in Los Angeles today that he will not run for president in 2020, according to three sources. Garcetti had been considering a presidential campaign for months and traveled the country raising money for Democrats. No mayor has ever jumped directly from City Hall to the White House, and the prospects …

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LA Mayor Slow Jams A Freeway Closure [VIDEO]

The 101 freeway will be closed in Los Angeles this weekend and Mayor Eric Garcetti used a local high school’s jazz band to accompany him in delivering a status report. Via the BBC: Garcetti recorded an R&B-style number, complete with music video, in an attempt to soften the news that the 101 freeway will shut for 40 hours. As factual …

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