LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – All residents within the city of Los Angeles should remain in their homes and follow the city’s “safer-at-home” order, according to the mayor’s office.
A public order posted on the mayor’s website Wednesday largely mirrors existing Los Angeles County protocols, which went into effect Monday. It detailed many of the restrictions, which includes a ban on some travel with a variety of exemptions.
Many residents were notified with an email and text alert from the city’s NotifyLA System Wednesday night, although the mayor’s deputy press secretary, Harrison Wollman, said the guidance has been in place for days.
“The city uploaded the most recent version of its safer-at-home order today to match the county’s current order that was enacted earlier this week,” Wollman said. “The two orders are identical, and the process of publishing the official document on our website is a formality that occurs each time the order is revised.”
The order, first issued in March, was revised one other time, in June.
The city of Los Angeles sent out a text alert on Dec. 2, 2020.
A spokesman for the mayor’s office said the NotifyLA System alerts were accurate, but did not include any new restrictions.
Non-exempt businesses in the city have been ordered to cease operations that require in-person attendance of staff.
However, there is a broad list of exceptions for various businesses and workers deemed essential or exempt.
People may lawfully leave their residences only to engage in defined essential activities.
Health care, grocery stores, gas stations and other essential services are among a broad list of exceptions. Retail stores, shopping centers and personal care facilities like hair salons have limits at 20% capacity during certain hours. Churches and other places of worship can be open if services are held outdoors.
All travel, including travel on foot, bicycle, scooter, motorcycle, automobile, or public transit is prohibited.
Those experiencing homelessness are exempt from the requirement to stay in their homes.
Mirroring the county’s order, all public and private gatherings with people from more than one household are prohibited, except for outdoor faith-based services and protests.
Operations for music and video production can continue under county and industry protocols.
Failure to comply with the order will constitute a misdemeanor subject to fines and imprisonment, according to the document. The mayor urged the Los Angeles Police Department and the city attorney to “vigorously enforce this.”
“My message couldn’t be simpler,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in his earlier briefing. “It’s time to hunker down. It’s time to cancel everything. And if it isn’t essential, don’t do it.”
Los Angeles County reported a total of 2,439 people hospitalized for the virus Wednesday, more than on any other day during the pandemic.
The new year brings hope –– for vaccines and for stopping this pandemic.
But here's the truth: we're in for a long, hard winter.
As the worst hits us, stay home as much as you can. Cancel any non-essential activities.
Hunker down, L.A. We'll get through this together. pic.twitter.com/6TkVsTfPzP
— MayorOfLA (@MayorOfLA) December 3, 2020
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So, essentially, everyone in LA is under house arrest. Children, go to your rooms! Sounds like a great place to live, NOT!
WHO needs prisons. OR courts.. Or laws.. JUST RULE LIKE a dictator..
Anyone think these drastic lockdowns have more to do with an unhappy electorate in the wake of the stolen election than they have to do with COVID?
Wonder if that includes food delivery to groceries
IF I owned a delivery company, i’d CERTAINLY HAVE everyone of my drivers, CEASE DELIVERING ANYTHING to commiefornia.. BLACK LIST THE ENTIRE place. .
They know the election was rigged and they have to keeps us under control and in lock down mode so we cant rebel.
That wont stop it, that should have happened a long time ago
“The mayor urged the Los Angeles Police Department and the city attorney to “vigorously enforce this.””
Because depositing feces on the sidewalk is less of a bio hazard than singing in church.
YET< when there were all those riots, "WE can't show force, that might incite folks to hate us more"..
This is all about power and control, and nothing else.
So will Garcetti be staying in his mansion and “zooming” in or will he be applying the mantra” rules for thee but not for me” and shuffeling off to luncheons with his cronnies and his family will be ignoring the law of the land and scooting about the city and state?
Eric Garrett is the son of Gil Garcetti, the LA DA who botched the OJ Simpson trial.
Seems as though incompetence runs in the family.
the scamdemic is a ruse for one world government.
obama and the chicoms are at front of the line or in cahoots to destroy our freedom loving nation.
OK let me get this straight. Everyone must stay in and no one outdoors, but if you are homeless you can be outdoors? So if a homeless person can be out why not anyone else. This is so typically Los Angeles. Just tell the the cops you are homeless and go for your walk. Garcetti is a moron.
Note that his list of transportation means did not include horseback. Everyone who wants to travel in california should just get a horse.
CAUSE NO LAWs apparently ever seem to APPLY to the homeless.
That’s because they have nothing these demons can levy to extract money… no home…no bank account… no assets … NOTHING! So they can do whatever the hell they want…hummmm… I wonder
How’s about LOCKING them the hell up then!
AND if they are really so ‘poor’, why then DO WE KEEP SEEING THEM ALL with so pricey tents to live in??
Luckily, I live OUTSIDE of the City of Los Angeles (though still in the “Greater Los Angeles Area”)…
If I DID live within the City of Los Angeles, I would IGNORE this “order” (as I ignored Dictator Newsome’s restrictions for Thanksgiving)!
Please, Mr. Garcetti, please cite the passage of the U.S. Constitution, or the California State Constitution that instructs YOU (or ANY Government) to PREVENT WE, THE PEOPLE from getting sick!
Aren’t you Liberals fond of saying (with respect to Abortion): “My body, My choice”?
Well, this is MY BODY and MY CHOICE (with respect to COVID-19).
Likewise, if a PRIVATE BUSINESS wants to require their customers to wear masks and/or “socially distance”, that’s their choice (or it SHOULD be), and I have a right to take my business elsewhere (where they DON’T have such draconian restrictions)!
LIBTARDS care not, what our constitution says. REMEMBER THEY WANT TO SHRED IT.
“Those experiencing homelessness are exempt from the requirement to stay in their homes.”
The correct response is, ” I don’t work for you, I don’t take orders from you. Go eff yourself”.
Absolute freaking insanity!
got that right… there should be 50,000 “mostly peaceful protester” around Gov. Numbskulls compound 24/7… all claiming homelessness …and leave their ID’s at home… then give names of dead people to the police that try to break it up claiming they don’t understand… they voted last November.
One thing you can count on is that California politicians will do far more harm than good.
Totalitarian government officials often mimic one another in their approach to subjugating people. I have recently read the book NIGHT, written by a holocaust survivor who reports that one of the first things the Nazis did was to order all Jews to remain in their houses or by shot on sight.
Now the self appointed lord high executioner of LA is making a very similar demand. People of LA: Rebel now while you still have opportunity…before the crematoria have not yet been heated.
I live in Florida, thank God! Then again, Californians, I remind you: We don’t get the government we want–we get the government we deserve. Keep voting, fools.
That’s the problem that seems to be surfacing… I’d bet the farm Commiefornia’s local elections have been fraud riddled also.
SINCE they love mail in voting out there, along with ballot harvesting/stuffing, you can BET YOUR BUTT they are fraud ridden.. MAYBE THAT EXPLAINS why no republican, seems to ever win out there.
What no BLM peaceful looting allowed?