On Sunday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a moratorium on evictions and wide bans on businesses and entertainment facilities tonight just minutes after L.A. County officials announced they were shutting down all offices to the public. Read more on LAist, here.
To help residents cope with the new normal (at least for now), Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti also announced what is sure to be a very popular moratorium on parking tickets issued in street-sweeping zones. This move adds to a previous order blocking tenant evictions because of difficulties related to COVID-19. To read more about this measure, click here.
Plus, on a Facebook live stream Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom said he would extend ‘shelter in place’ to the entire state, though it’s unclear what kind of enforcement measures are behind the statement, if any, and what it means for Los Angeles.
We talk with Mayor Eric Garcetti about what this means for Los Angeles, as well the measures currently in place and what’s being considered.
With files from LAist.