Category: Garcetti

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Criticizes ‘Premature Optimism,’ ‘False Hope’ on Coronavirus
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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Criticizes ‘Premature Optimism,’ ‘False Hope’ on Coronavirus

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti painted a bleak picture of the fight against coronavirus on Wednesday, saying that people should not have “premature optimism” or “false hope,” and that the city would be shut down for two months. In an interview with Business Insider, the second-term mayor sounded a fatalistic note: In an interview with…

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Eric Garcetti Threat: Water, Power Shut Off if You Don’t Close Up Shop
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Eric Garcetti Threat: Water, Power Shut Off if You Don’t Close Up Shop

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti threatened “non-essential” businesses Tuesday that if they do not obey the city’s “stay at home” order to close during the pandemic crises, he will cut off their water and their electricity. Speaking at his daily briefing, the mayor described his new enforcement initiative (via KTLA 5): The mayor went on…

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