LA parties head for the Hollywood Hills as mayor vows crackdown

Los Angeles (AFP) - With Los Angeles nightclubs closed, party promoters have turned to mansions in the Hollywood Hills to throw lavish, raucous and sometimes deadly gatherings that have enraged neighbors and local officials.Starting this weekend, Mayor Eric Garcetti has granted emergency powers to utility workers to cut electricity and water at sprawling homes dotted around the famous Hollywood sign that have "essentially become nightclubs" during the coronavirus pandemic."The consequences of these large parties ripple far beyond just those parties -- they repeat throughout our entire communit...


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