LA Mayor Threatens To Shut Off Water To Non-Essential Businesses -

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...Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed frustration and outrage that some nonessential businesses remained open despite coronavirus restrictions and vowed Los Angeles would take action against them.

...Such businesses should also expect to get a warning call from local prosecutors before the city takes more aggressive action, including turning off their water and power, he said.

...Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Tuesday said gun shops were nonessential businesses and if they didn't close their doors, they would be cited and face the loss of their business licenses.

...Villanueva said "Efforts to close nonessential businesses have been suspended" and that Gov. Gavin Newsom would "Determine what qualifies" as one.

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