Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koret (Photo by: wavenewspapers.com)

Councilman voices opposition to bill extending drinking hours

WAVE NEWSPAPERS — City Councilman Paul Koretz and a group of activists spoke out May 3 against a bill before the state Legislature that would allow Los Angeles and nine other cities to extend alcohol sales to 4 a.m. Koretz and the activists — including members of Alcohol Justice and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance — held a news conference outside Los Angeles City Hall to oppose SB 58. […read more]

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo by: Wiki Commons)

Mayor unveils goals for Green New Deal

WAVE NEWSPAPERS — Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a Green New Deal for Los Angeles April 29, setting aggressive new environmental goals in a range of areas, including electric autos, air quality, trees and public transit. Garcetti’s plan comes as a national Green New Deal resolution being promoted by some Democrats in Congress sets a goal for the nation to get 100 percent of its power through renewable energy by 2030. […read more]