What is open and closed? – CBS Los Angeles


LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Monday October 11 is Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day. Southern California government offices and libraries will be closed to celebrate.

In 2017, Los Angeles City Council voted to make Indigenous Peoples Day the second Monday in October, replacing Columbus Day. Los Angeles County also recognizes Indigenous Peoples Day, however, the federal government still observes Columbus Day as a federal holiday.

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President Biden issued the first presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday saying, “On Indigenous Peoples Day, we honor the original inhabitants of the United States and the tribal nations who continue to thrive today. I encourage everyone to celebrate and recognize the many Indigenous communities and cultures that make up our great country.

Courts: Closed for Columbus Day

Libraries: Closed for Indigenous Peoples Day

US Postal Service: Post offices will be closed without delivery

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Schools: Schools will remain open

Banks: Most banks will be closed

Transit: Los Angeles bus and subway services will operate on a regular schedule, including Metrolink trains

Retail: Shops should remain open as usual

Waste: Regular waste collection is planned

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