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California boosts COVID-19 workplace safety rules

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A.’s Al Fresco program, which launched in May to help restaurants quickly adapt to outdoor dining, has been paused by city...

LA County stays on track to move to less restrictive COVID-19 tier

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer In L.A. County, 92% of those who have died from COVID-19 had underlying health conditions, and nearly 70% of cases affected people...

Overlap in COVID-19, smoke inhalation symptoms complicates diagnoses

By Emily Jo Wharry, Contributing Writer https://twitter.com/ReporterClaudia/status/1306325508599111680?s=20 The symptoms of wildfire smoke inhalation — coughing, a sore throat, trouble breathing — can appear similar to those of COVID-19, making it...

California’s COVID-19 rate at lowest level since March

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer California’s positive test rate is 3.5%, the lowest it’s been since March. Out of caution regarding a post-Labor Day spike,...

Young adults dining outdoors may be spreading COVID-19, CDC study finds

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A. County’s daily hospitalization rate continued to decline over the weekend. Last week, the percent of positive tests was 3%,...

LA County allows hair salons, barber shops to reopen indoor services

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A. County revised its reopening plan to allow hair salons and barber shops to resume indoor services at a...

LA City Council allocates $50M to pay for self-quarantining

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Health officials are cautioning against Labor Day gatherings with non-household members in order to avoid a spike similar to the...

LA businesses grapple with new state reopening guidelines

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to decline, with daily numbers at their lowest point in the last two months. Public...

Governor Newsom Releases New Reopening Plan

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer The L.A. city attorney’s office has filed charges against the Hollywood Hills party hosts who violated social-distancing orders. At today’s press...

LA City Council approves $30M for child care, $40M for small businesses

By Emily Jo Wharry, Contributing Writer Schools in LA County will not be allowed to apply for reopening waivers. Both Mayor Eric Garcetti and Gov. Gavin...

Los Angeles real estate showing promise despite COVID-19 pandemic

By: Kayla Rodgers, Contributing Writer Hollywood -- The COVID-19 pandemic has left many unknowns about the future of the real estate market in Los Angeles,...

LA County remains one requirement short of leaving state watch list

By Emily Jo Wharry, Contributing Writer Schools are beginning to allow more vulnerable student populations to return to classrooms. Yesterday, L.A. County reported 196 coronavirus cases...

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Mall owner asks county to allow reopenings

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — One day after a group of business owners filed a federal lawsuit against Los Angeles County, challenging its COVID-19-related...

California boosts COVID-19 workplace safety rules

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A.’s Al Fresco program, which launched in May to help restaurants quickly adapt to outdoor dining, has been paused by city...

Free ride ends for Culver CityBus passengers

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — The city’s bus service resumed collecting fares Sept. 14 after providing free rides for passengers since March 18. The...