Los Angeles Marks Third Official Celebration Of Indigenous Peoples DayLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday acknowledged Indigenous Peoples Day, a counter-celebration held on the same day as Columbus Day, a federally recognized holiday.
Los Angeles Marks Indigenous Peoples DayGovernment offices, libraries and most banks closed Monday. There will also be no mail delivery. The one exception is Pasadena, where the main library will be open.
Los Angeles Celebrates First-Ever Indigenous Peoples DayThe Los Angeles City Council voted last year to eliminate Columbus Day as an official city holiday and replace it with the new holiday on the second Monday in October.
Christopher Columbus Statue Surrounded By Fence On LA's First Indigenous Peoples DayA statue of Christopher Columbus was covered up Monday just as the first Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles got underway.
LA City Council Considers Replacing Columbus DayThe city council is exploring the idea of changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
City Council Committee Considers New Holiday For LA: 'Indigenous Peoples Day'A City Council committee was scheduled to take up a proposal Monday to establish Indigenous Peoples Day as a holiday in Los Angeles.