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2014-06-02 20:21:47

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice, youth, adults, and community organizations that make up the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) will be present tomorrow at a Los Angeles City Council hearing to support a motion to draft an ordinance to prohibit alcohol ads on city-owned and controlled property. Council Member Paul Koretz will introduce the motion. When passed, the City Attorney will then be instructed to...

2014-02-08 08:20:20

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Massachusetts First Lady Kitty Dukakis will join Alcohol Justice, youth, adults, and community organizations that make up the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) at a Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee hearing Monday, February 10, 2014, where a motion to draft an ordinance to prohibit alcohol ads on city-owned and controlled property will be heard. They will...

Los Angeles Moves To Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
2012-07-25 13:00:27

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The city of Los Angeles has become an unofficial mecca for pot smoking with 762 registered dispensaries for medical marijuana, along with an estimated several hundred other storefronts offering pain relief for ailments of all kinds, Los Angeles Times is reporting. The city council, however, is attempting to crackdown on the dispensaries after the mayor, the police chief, the city´s attorney office and residents´ groups...

2011-04-07 21:09:00

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowing to pressure from more than 1,000 local residents, and calls for full environmental review from Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz and the City of Beverly Hills, the landowner who submitted plans for a massive 85,000 square foot residential compound in Benedict Canyon has withdrawn his application. "This is a huge victory for residents of Los Angeles," said neighbor Martha Karsh who filed the original appeal of the project with the...

2009-11-27 16:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz and the West 3rd Street Business Association will launch a ground-breaking public valet service tomorrow (Saturday, November 28). Organizers hope the service revolutionizes parking on West 3rd, a street famous for trendy boutiques, gourmet shops and cutting-edge restaurants, stretching from La Cienega Boulevard to Fairfax Avenue. "Customers have told us, we love your street, but we don't love the parking situation,"...

2009-11-20 10:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As we approach Thanksgiving and prepare for our annual feasts, more than 1.25 million people in Los Angeles sadly don't have enough to eat. To help understand the magnitude of the problem, that's nearly the population of Philadelphia. Children, workers, people you see every day are hungry - and the situation is getting worse as the unemployment rate continues to increase. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is Fed Up with Hunger; and today it...

2009-11-16 09:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz and the West 3rd Street Business Association will launch a ground-breaking public valet service on Saturday, November 28. Organizers hope the service revolutionizes parking on West 3rd, a street famous for trendy boutiques, gourmet shops and cutting-edge restaurants, stretching from La Cienega Boulevard to Fairfax Avenue. "Customers have told us, we love your street, but we don't love the parking situation," said...

2009-08-21 15:43:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Congress, the City of Los Angeles, the American Lung Association, the Coalition for Clean Air, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Propane Education and Research Council all voice their support for Los Angeles based, environmentally friendly technology company, LEHR, Inc. Federal, state and local governments, agencies and organizations are recognizing and supporting small companies like LEHR for developing technologies that...

2006-08-24 19:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- California lawmakers passed a bill on Thursday to permit condom distribution in the state's prisons, where the HIV infection rate is eight times higher than on the streets of Los Angeles. The bill now goes to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has not yet taken a position on it, according to his office. California has the largest corrections system in the United States, with 162,000 mostly male inmates. Supporters say condoms are needed to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS among...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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