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City Hall Lights Up Purple for Overdose Awareness
Los Angeles City Hall to Shine Purple to Recognize International Overdose Awareness Day

Los Angeles City Hall to Shine Purple to Recognize International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2021
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SB 9 and SB 10 OPPOSED by LA City Council

SB 9 and SB 10 OPPOSED by LA City Council

August 18, 2021
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Los Angeles City Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Paul Krekorian Introduce Motion Prohibiting Ghost Guns in Los Angeles

Los Angeles City Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Paul Krekorian Introduce Motion Prohibiting Ghost Guns in Los Angeles

August 10, 2021
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Councilmember Koretz Calls on the City's Building Inspectors to Report on Safety of City's High Rise Buildings

Councilmember Koretz Calls on the City's Building Inspectors to Report on Safety of City's High Rise Buildings

July 30, 2021
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Councilmembers Koretz & O'Farrell Ask for Report Back on Hyperion Sewage Spill

Councilmembers Koretz & O'Farrell Ask for Report Back on Hyperion Sewage Spill

July 28, 2021
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Los Angeles City Council Votes to Support Controller’s Audit of City’s 311 System

Los Angeles City Council Votes to Support Controller’s Audit of City’s 311 System

June 30, 2021
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Councilmembers Seek Reports on "Alarming" Drought Conditions

Councilmembers Seek Reports on "Alarming" Drought Conditions

June 30, 2021
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Councilmembers Introduce Ballot Measure Providing a City Contracting Preference for LA Businesses

Councilmembers Introduce Ballot Measure Providing a City Contracting Preference for LA Businesses

June 29, 2021
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Councilmembers #RegenerateLA Healthy Soils Initiative Approved

Councilmembers #RegenerateLA Healthy Soils Initiative Approved

June 15, 2021
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Council Votes to Support Appeal of CA Assault Weapons Ban

Council Votes to Support Appeal of CA Assault Weapons Ban

June 15, 2021
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Council Passes Measure Limiting Dispersal of Plastic Utensils

Council Passes Measure Limiting Dispersal of Plastic Utensils

April 21, 2021
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Council Approves Councilmember Koretz's Historic Resolution Calling for Global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Council Approves Councilmember Koretz's Historic Resolution Calling for Global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

April 21, 2021
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Councilmember Koretz Introduces Resolution Calling for Prioritization of Vaccinations to Help LAUSD Meet Reopening April 9th Goal

Councilmember Koretz Introduces Resolution Calling for Prioritization of Vaccinations to Help LAUSD Meet Reopening April 9th Goal

March 3, 2021
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Councilmembers Act to Enhance Tracking, Transparency, and Accountability of City's Carbon Impacts

Councilmembers Act to Enhance Tracking, Transparency, and Accountability of City's Carbon Impacts

March 3, 2021
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Councilmember Koretz Announces $100,000 Hate Crime Prevention Fund for Vulnerable CD5 Organizations

Councilmember Koretz Announces $100,000 Hate Crime Prevention Fund for Vulnerable CD5 Organizations

March 2, 2021
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City of LA Appoints World's First Climate Emergency Mobilization Office Director, Marta Segura

City of LA Appoints World's First Climate Emergency Mobilization Office Director, Marta Segura

January 25, 2021
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Councilmembers Introduce Legislation to Require Food Accessories Be Requested from Restaurants

Councilmembers Introduce Legislation to Require Food Accessories Be Requested from Restaurants

January 13, 2021
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Council Leaders Support Impeachment of President Trump Following Attempted Coup of US Capitol

Council Leaders Support Impeachment of President Trump Following Attempted Coup of US Capitol

January 12, 2021
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Councilmember Koretz Acts to Slash Cost of Tiny Houses for the Homeless

Councilmember Koretz Acts to Slash Cost of Tiny Houses for the Homeless

December 15, 2020
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Councilmember Koretz Opposes District Attorney's Action to Cease Sentencing Enhancements in Hate Crime Cases

Councilmember Koretz Opposes District Attorney's Action to Cease Sentencing Enhancements in Hate Crime Cases

December 15, 2020
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Councilmember Koretz Calls for a Global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Councilmember Koretz Calls for a Global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

November 10, 2020
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Councilmembers Introduce #RegenerateLA to Use Food Waste to Drawdown LA Greenhouse Gases

Councilmembers Introduce #RegenerateLA to Use Food Waste to Drawdown LA Greenhouse Gases

September 23, 2020
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Councilmembers Koretz and Bonin Strengthen LA Tree Protections

Councilmembers Koretz and Bonin Strengthen LA Tree Protections

August 19, 2020
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Councilmembers Introduce Motion to Fight COVID-19 Spread Through Preventing 'Party-House' Rentals

Councilmembers Introduce Motion to Fight COVID-19 Spread Through Preventing 'Party-House' Rentals

August 12, 2020
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Councilmember Koretz Presents Ordinance Demanding Steep Penalties to Enforce Mask-Wearing in Public

Councilmember Koretz Presents Ordinance Demanding Steep Penalties to Enforce Mask-Wearing in Public

July 29, 2020
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City of LA Declares May 15, 2020 Senior Fraud Awareness Day

City of LA Declares May 15, 2020 Senior Fraud Awareness Day

May 13, 2020
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San Fernando Valley Airport Noise Task Force Votes on Final Recommendations to Reduce Noise from Van Nuys and Burbank Airports

San Fernando Valley Airport Noise Task Force Votes on Final Recommendations to Reduce Noise from Van Nuys and Burbank Airports

May 8, 2020
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City Council Moves to Create World's First Office of Climate Emergency Mobilization

City Council Moves to Create World's First Office of Climate Emergency Mobilization

April 16, 2019
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City Council Weighs in with LA's Green New Deal as World's First "Climate Emergency Mobilization Dept" Moves Forward

City Council Weighs in with LA's Green New Deal as World's First "Climate Emergency Mobilization Dept" Moves Forward

March 19, 2019
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Councilmember Koretz Introduces Resolution in Opposition to Senate Bill SB 58

Councilmember Koretz Introduces Resolution in Opposition to Senate Bill SB 58

March 5, 2019
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Councilmember Koretz Formally Opposes Senate Bill SB 50

Councilmember Koretz Formally Opposes Senate Bill SB 50

February 28, 2019
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Councilmember and CA Senator Announce Legislation for Statewide Ban on Circus Animal Cruelty

Councilmember and CA Senator Announce Legislation for Statewide Ban on Circus Animal Cruelty

February 19, 2019
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CA Legislation Encourages Climate-Friendly, Plant-Based Lunch Options for Students

CA Legislation Encourages Climate-Friendly, Plant-Based Lunch Options for Students

February 13, 2019
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City Council Pass Fur Ban Ordinance

City Council Pass Fur Ban Ordinance

February 12, 2019
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Councilmembers Introduce Motion Asking City to Oppose Legislation that would Narrow Definition of Domestic Violence

Councilmembers Introduce Motion Asking City to Oppose Legislation that would Narrow Definition of Domestic Violence

February 1, 2019
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City Council Calls for FAA Study and Community Involvement to Combat Van Nuys Airport Noise

City Council Calls for FAA Study and Community Involvement to Combat Van Nuys Airport Noise

January 18, 2019
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SoCAL Leaders and San Juan Mayor Tour Woolsey Fire Destruction in Climate Change Emergency Solidarity

SoCAL Leaders and San Juan Mayor Tour Woolsey Fire Destruction in Climate Change Emergency Solidarity

January 6, 2019
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LA Food Purchasing Policy Recognized by United Nations "Future Policy 2018" Award

LA Food Purchasing Policy Recognized by United Nations "Future Policy 2018" Award

October 15, 2018
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City Council Approves Brush Clearance Ordinance

City Council Approves Brush Clearance Ordinance

October 10, 2018
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City of LA Dedicates Pink's Square Commemorating Hollywood's Legendary Hot Dog Stand

City of LA Dedicates Pink's Square Commemorating Hollywood's Legendary Hot Dog Stand

September 27, 2018
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City Council Hosts Presentation to Honor Composer Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday

City Council Hosts Presentation to Honor Composer Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday

August 25, 2018
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Councilmember Koretz's Motion for "Tenants' Right to Council" Program Approved

Councilmember Koretz's Motion for "Tenants' Right to Council" Program Approved

August 17, 2018
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City Council Approves Exploration of New Climate Emergency Mobilization Department

City Council Approves Exploration of New Climate Emergency Mobilization Department

April 27, 2018
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Councilmember Koretz Calls on RecycLA Service Providers to Improve Services

Councilmember Koretz Calls on RecycLA Service Providers to Improve Services

January 10, 2018
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City Council Honors Nathan Runkle, Founder and President of Mercy For Animals (MFA)

City Council Honors Nathan Runkle, Founder and President of Mercy For Animals (MFA)

November 1, 2017
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City Council to Name September 19, 2017 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day in City of LA

City Council to Name September 19, 2017 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day in City of LA

September 19, 2017
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Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution to Block Federal Undermining of Antiquities Act/ Prohibits Altering or Abolishing National Monuments

Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution to Block Federal Undermining of Antiquities Act/ Prohibits Altering or Abolishing National Monuments

May 26, 2017
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Councilmember Koretz Introduces LA Support for CA Environmental Defense Act, Public Lands and Whistleblower Protections

Councilmember Koretz Introduces LA Support for CA Environmental Defense Act, Public Lands and Whistleblower Protections

May 19, 2017
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Councilmember Koretz and Playboy Mansion Owner Sign Permanent Protection Covenant

Councilmember Koretz and Playboy Mansion Owner Sign Permanent Protection Covenant

March 6, 2017