Good News, Angelenos: Your City Council Has Weighed In On Your Diet

The era big government may be over, but the era of HUGE government has barely begun.

In a unanimous 12-0 vote, the council approved a resolution Friday endorsing the "meatless Monday" campaign and asking residents to make a personal pledge to ditch meat for one day a week.

The resolution makes L.A. the largest city to     sign on to the international "Meatless Mondays" campaign, which aims to reduce meat consumption for health and environmental reasons.

It also comes two years after L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told The Times that he had cut meat from his Monday diet as part of his health regimen.

Bully for him. Here in Texas, I had a grilled jalapeno sausage for lunch.