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Council panel approves restaurant ban on plastic straws

Independent Wire Service LOS ANGELES — All Los Angeles restaurants would be banned from giving customers plastic straws by 2021 under a proposal backed Oct. 16 by a City Council committee. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell wants to create a citywide single-use plastic straw ordinance that would go further than a bill, recently signed by Gov. Jerry Read More…

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Annual Coastal Cleanup Day to be held Sept. 19

SANTA MONICA — Thousands of volunteers will pick up trash along Los Angeles County beaches and inland waterways Sept. 19 as part of the 26th annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Between 9 a.m. and noon, about 10,000 volunteers are expected to collect ocean-bound trash at more than 50 sites between Compton and Malibu. Led by the Read More…