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What’s closed for New Year’s Day, Jan. 2, the holiday observed, in the Los Angeles area

 

Happy New Year 2023! In the photo, a record crowd of over 65,000 people attended the Seventh Annual Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. Revelers enjoyed food trucks, live music, 3D digital mapping projected on the side of City Hall and fireworks at the stroke of midnight to usher in the new year in Los Angeles on January 1, 2020. (Photo by John McCoy, Contributing Photographer)

 

Government offices — city, county, federal and state — and superior courts and libraries are normally closed for New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. Since New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday in 2023, government offices and other services are closed on Jan. 2 for the federally-observed holiday.

Here’s a sampling of government offices and other services that are closed or have altered schedules over New Year’s weekend.

Banks: Banks are closed on Jan. 2. Financial markets are closed on Jan. 2 (www.nyse.com/markets/hours-calendars).

Courts: www.courts.ca.gov/holidays.htm

Libraries: Los Angeles Public Library locations hours on Dec. 31 (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.). All libraries are closed on Jan. 1-2 (www.lapl.org/holiday-closures). Los Angeles County Library locations are closed on Jan. 2 (www.facebook.com/LACountyLibrary; lacountylibrary.org).

Mail: Regular mail will not be delivered on Jan. 2 (“Priority Mail Express” will, however, be delivered on Jan. 2 in limited areas). Local post offices may have altered/limited hours on Dec. 31. Post offices are closed on Jan. 1-2. Details on postal services for New Year’s Day 2023 here: www.usps.com/holiday/holiday-schedule.htm. www.usps.com

Transit: Buses and subway services in Los Angeles run on a Saturday/Sunday/Holiday schedule on Jan. 2 (www.metro.net). For example, the G Line (also known as the Orange Line) schedule is here: bit.ly/3G5lxTp

Metrolink trains run on a Sunday schedule on Jan. 1. Trains run on a Saturday schedule on Jan. 2 (the federally-observed holiday for New Year’s Day). Saturday schedule on Jan. 2 includes service on the Antelope Valley, San Bernardino, Orange County, 91/Perris Valley, Ventura County and Inland Empire-Orange County lines (trains will not operate on the Riverside Line). Details, and also a holiday pass deal, here: metrolinktrains.com/schedules/new-years-day and metrolinktrains.com

Trash: Pickup is delayed by one day on Jan. 2 (more information on Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment, 800-773-2489; click on What We Do, then Collection, and then see Holiday Trash Collection here: www.lacitysan.org). Monday’s trash is picked up on Tuesday; Tuesday’s trash is picked up on Wednesday; and so on through the week. Trash pickup will be on a regular schedule in Burbank (818-238-3800; bit.ly/3yvi8r3) and Glendale (818-548-3916; click on Collection Schedule, bit.ly/3jd8zK8).

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