Tag Archives: City Councilman Paul Koretz

City considers legal fund for tenants facing eviction

LOS ANGELES — With Los Angeles facing a homelessness crisis, City Councilman Paul Koretz called on his colleagues May 1 to dedicate $10 million in budget funds toward a proposed “right to counsel” program that would guarantee tenants have access to representation when faced with eviction. The council in August of last year approved a…

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Councilman opposes proposal to extend bar hours

LOS ANGELES — 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…

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Council panel wants health study for zoo elephant

Independent Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A City Council committee has recommended that Billy, an elephant that has lived at the Los Angeles Zoo for most of his 30 years, undergo an independent health study by a three-member panel of outside experts who are not too closely associated with any zoos. The Arts, Entertainment, Parks…

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