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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Shuts Off Power to Influencer Bryce Hall's House After Excessive Partying

The Los Angeles mayor is done putting up influencers not taking the coronavirus quarantine seriously.

It was reported on Wednesday (August 19) that Mayor Eric Garcetti has authorized the city to disconnect the power to the “Sway House” for their excessive partying during the pandemic.

New York Times reporter Taylor Lorenz confirmed on Twitter that it is the Hidden Hills rental home of Bryce Hall, Blake Gray, and Noah Beck.

“SCOOP: The power has been shut off at Bryce Hall’s Hollywood Hills home (the influencer who hosted a rager 21st b day party that went viral), according to sources. He lives there with two other huge TikTok stars, Noah Beck and Blake Gray. The water is still working,” Taylor wrote on Twitter.

“Important to note that the power has been shut the off at Bryce’s PERSONAL rental home in the hills. The home that Bryce’s actual 21st b day party was held at in Encino still has functioning utilities according to sources,” he added.

Mayor Garcetti‘s office then released a statement regarding turning off the power at Bryce‘s home.

“Today I authorized the City to disconnect utility service at a house in the Hollywood Hills to stop the large parties held there in flagrant violation of our public health orders. Parties like these can quickly and easily spread the virus and put our communities at risk,” Mayor Garcetti tweeted.

Over the past few weeks, many social media personalities have been partying across Calfornia amid the state’s rising coronavirus cases. Tyler Oakley has been very outspoken in slamming the influencers for their partying.

For the full scoop on the situation, head to JustJaredJr.com.

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces The City Will Move Millions From LAPD Funding To Support Black Communities Instead

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a big change in a press conference on Wednesday (June 3) to residents of the city.

During the conference, he announced that the city of Los Angeles will be cutting about $150 million from the LAPD budget and reinvesting it into communities of color.

Garcetti said that he is “committed to making this moment not just a moment. It is time to move our rhetoric towards action to end racism in our city.”

“We will not be increasing our police budget,” he continued.

He also reported that officers will be required to report misconduct immediately and to intervene when they witness inappropriate use of force and high-risk behavior.

In addition, a Department of Civil and Human Rights and an Office of Racial Equality are in the works and will be staffed and operational by July.

“We can’t walk to the promised land in a single day,’ Garcetti added, “but this is a start.”

Read the full release below!

See our full list of resources to see how you can get involved in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Sean Penn & LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Speak About Teaming Up For COVID-19 Testing Stations

Sean Penn and Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, have opened up in a new interview about teaming up for COVID-19 coronavirus testing stations that were set up with Sean‘s organization, CORE.

“This is a very unique situation for us,” the actor shared during a press conference this week, via THR. “While we had some great touchstones within governance, we have never experienced such an extraordinary holistic leadership.”

Sean continued, “What that means for an organization like ours, to be able to have the leadership of Mayor Garcetti and the Los Angeles Fire Department, is that with their faith and their training, we are able to mobilize very quickly. This is what I hope will be a model in terms of the governance and NGO and community foundation partnerships that can be replicated, not only in city of Los Angeles and throughout California, but ultimately throughout the country.”

“It’s going to be part of our job to take lessons learned from the Mayor’s Office and the Los Angeles Fire Department and be able to animate that message beyond.”

During the conference Mayor Garcetti offered daily updates about the pandemic in Los Angeles and shared his gratitude for CORE’s help with the testing stations.

“The number of tests we did yesterday was a third of the entire state of California,” Garcetti said. “We get the job done and we do it ahead of schedule.”

He went on to thank Sean for his involvement: “God bless you for the work that you’re doing.”

Just last week, Sean was spotted helping out one of the testing stations.

Los Angeles Will Now Allow Anyone with Coronavirus Symptoms to Get Testing, Previous Requirements Lifted

Good news for Los Angeles residents who are hoping to be tested for coronavirus – Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 will now be eligible for a test.

There were previous requirements for testing that withheld many people from getting the test to confirm if they had contracted the virus or not.

KTLA reports that testing was previously limited to people “who are 65 and older, those with underlying health conditions who are showing symptoms, or patients who are subject to a mandatory two-week quarantine with more than seven days remaining due to a confirmed exposure to the virus.”

Now, anyone will have access to the tests, but people who are over 65 or have underlying conditions will receive priority access.

“This doesn’t mean we will have a test for everybody tomorrow, but it means that our capacity is now greater than the number we were getting through the requirements that we had,” Garcetti said. “Sign up today, see if you can get a test.”

Mayor Eric Garcetti Advises LA Residents To Wear Masks Outside

Mayor Eric Garcetti is urging residents of Los Angeles is wear masks if they choose to go outside for essential errands.

The City of Angels mayor made the announcement on Wednesday (April 1), via the LA Times.

The Mayor had been waiting on advice from the CDC about wearing masks, but decided to push ahead and advise everyone to wear them when they were out of the house.

“To be clear, you should still stay at home. This isn’t an excuse to suddenly all go out,” he added.

Over the recent days, the CDC has been weighing the issue of requiring US citizens to wear masks, homemade or bought, outside of their homes and recommendations were still being outlined.

A few celebs have been spotted wearings masks while outdoors, including Laura Dern, Reese Witherspoon, and Kelly Osbourne.

Movie Theaters in New York City & Los Angeles Ordered to Close Because of Coronavirus

All movie theaters in New York City and Los Angeles have been forced to closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti have ordered on Sunday (March 15) that all movie theaters in their cities to close amid the global crisis.

Mayor de Blasio‘s order also includes the closure of nightclubs small theater houses, and concert venues. Restaurants, bars and cafes will be limited to food delivery and take-out only. The closures will take effect at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17.

Mayor Garcetti order also includes gyms, bowling alleys, bars, nightclubs and arcades. Grocery stores, food banks and pharmacies will remain open, but he’s also ordering restaurants to close, but will allow take-out service and deliveries.

“This is not a decision I make lightly,” de Blasio said in a statement via THR. “These places are part of the heart and soul of our city. They are part of what it means to be a New Yorker. But our city is facing an unprecedented threat, and we must respond with a wartime mentality. We will come through this, but until we do, we must make whatever sacrifices necessary to help our fellow New Yorkers.”

Earlier on Sunday, it was announced that the box office faced its 21-year low in sales because of the coronavirus.

Molly Sims & Andy Grammer Entertain the Crowd at Christmas at The Grove!

Molly Sims poses for a photo while attending the Christmas at the Grove tree-lighting event on Sunday (November 18) at The Grove in Los Angeles.

The model appeared on stage during the event and met up with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on the red carpet.

Some of the performers included Andy Grammer, Lindsay Stirling, Daya, and Rozzi and Parson James. JD McCrary, who will voice Young Simba in the upcoming live-action movie The Lion King, kicked off the night with a performance of “Winter Wonderland.”

Highlights from this year’s tree-lighting ceremony will be included in the CBS holiday special A Home for the Holidays, which will air on Friday, December 21.

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