Tag Archives: City Councilman Paul Koretz

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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Pink’s receives city square designation

LOS ANGELES — Pink’s Hot Dogs, the popular and longtime restaurant at La Brea and Melrose avenues, had its corner officially named “Pink’s Square” Sept. 27 by the city of Los Angeles. Pink’s opened in 1947 at the intersection. Its original owners, Paul and Betty Pink, started out with a pushcart in 1939. The restaurant…

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