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Plastic Bags

06/27/2014 4:49 pm0 comments
Ban on Plastic bags expands this Tuesday.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles’ ban on plastic grocery bags will expand to smaller grocery stores starting Tuesday. The single-use plastic bag ban went into effect in January for supermarkets such as Ralphs and Vons, drug stores like CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens and some convenience marts such as [...]

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Elephant Bullhooks “Times are changing”

04/30/2014 3:37 pm0 comments
Elephant Bath outside Staples Center 2009 

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to ban the use of “bullhooks” and other types of goads and prods employed in wrangling elephants in circuses and other shows. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell previously called the use of bullhooks “cruel and inhumane.” Celebrities such as actress [...]

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L.A. City Council Votes to Ban Elephant Bullhooks

10/23/2013 2:19 pm0 comments
Elephant bath no Bullhooks please.

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By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today voted unanimously to ban the use of bullhooks in wrangling elephants — a move that could prevent the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus from making a stop here. Bullhooks are “cruel [...]

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