Coronavirus Digest

Voters without masks won’t be turned away at polls

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A. County is easing reopening restrictions for wineries, breweries and outdoor family entertainment centers, and indoor reopenings may be on...

COVID-19 cases surge in 75% of the US

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Health experts credit Gov. Gavin Newsom’s overhauled tiered reopening system for the state successfully avoiding the country’s spike in COVID-19...

Young people continue to drive COVID-19 infections in LA County

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been an increase in the percentage of young people, ages 18-29, being hospitalized for COVID-19 in L.A.. In May,...

As COVID-19 cases rise across the U.S., California rate stays low

The U.S. is experiencing a 25% increase in COVID-19 cases overall. California is seeing a slight increase in new cases per day but is doing...

Health officials fear Halloween gatherings will worsen spike in COVID-19 cases

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer COVID-19 infections are rising, and L.A. County public health officials are worried that the spike will worsen following Halloween celebrations. — L.A....

Beverly Hills bans trick-or-treating

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Beverly Hills has banned any trick-or-treating (and car-based “trunk-or-treating”) on Oct. 31. While the practice was briefly banned by L.A....

LA health officials urge Angelenos to get tested after crowd exposure

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A. County health officials are urging anyone who has recently spent time in crowds to get tested for the...

LA County breaks 4-Day spike in COVID-19 cases

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Hundreds of Lakers fans took to the streets of downtown L.A. last night to celebrate the team’s 17th NBA...

Counties across California experience uptick in COVID-19 cases

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Several counties across California are seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Health officials say data collected over the next few...

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US hits highest peak of new COVID-19 cases since July

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Yesterday, the U.S. recorded 71,671 new cases of the coronavirus — the highest since July. — NPR A backlog of 2,000 cases in...

Academy Museum hires programming officer

Wave Wire Services BEVERLY HILLS — The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Oct. 19 that scholar, programmer and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been named...

L.A. DIGEST: Academy Museum hires Jacqueline Stewart

Staff and Wire Reports BEVERLY HILLS — The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Oct. 19 that scholar, programmer, and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been...

Norwalk trash-hauling fee hike takes effect in November

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer NORWALK — Residents will see a trash-hauling rate increase on their November billing following action by the City Council Oct. 20. The...