Coronavirus Digest

L.A. County to launch $100M relief program for low-income renters

A beloved coffee shop for the LGBTQIA+ community had to close its doors this month. A new $100 million rent relief program for low-income renters...

Health officials say hospitalizations continue to decline in Los Angeles County

Hospitalizations continue to decline in L.A. County. There are currently 1,568 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized, down from last month’s average of 2,200 patients. — The Mercury...

Garcetti authorizes shutting down utilities at large parties

Thursday, August 6, 2020 Renters whose eviction notices were previously frozen due to the pandemic are now facing evictions enforced by the L.A. Sheriff’s Department. Southeast...

LAPD and LAFD report additional COVID-19 cases among employees

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 A USC study is using L.A.’s sewer system to predict future outbreaks. California’s coronavirus surge, sparked by the state’s attempt to rapidly...

Librarians are setting aside their books to become temporary contact tracers

Fifty hotel workers in the L.A. area spread across multiple hotels have tested positive for the coronavirus. — NBC4 L.A. County school districts will be...

County closes three businesses for COVID-19 outbreaks

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Insisting that compliance with health orders and infection-control measures will slow the spread of the coronavirus, Los Angeles County's...

COVID-19 deaths top 10,000 in L.A.

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and...

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By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...