Kings-Ducks Bet Brings Mayors To LA River Cleanup


August 9, 2014 - “When I made a bet with Mayor Tait I said, ‘Let’s not do the same old food bet, besides the food in Anaheim isn’t that different, we’re just going to be betting different tacos from each place,'” Garcetti said. The Kings decisively won Game 7 of the hard-fought series in May, on their way to their second Stanley Cup in three years, and ended the Ducks’ season. That meant Tait would have to pay up.

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The Anaheim mayor and volunteers from several organizations in the city joined Garcetti and dozens of others to help clean up the river in Elysian Valley at Marsh Park.

“We want to restore pride in the LA treasure the same way we restored pride in the LA Kings,” Garcetti said.

Tait was impressed with the waterway.

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