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

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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 will launch next week, starting Aug. 17. Approximately 8,000 to 9,000 households will be selected via lottery at the end of the two-week-long application period. — CBS Los Angeles

L.A. County has delayed courtroom trials out of concern for social distancing.While more urgent criminal trials may take place in September, many civil trials are postponed until November or as late as January. — NBC Los Angeles

The devastating spread of the coronavirus among San Quentin’s prison population is casting doubt on the possibility of achieving “herd immunity” in the U.S. Data shows that without a vaccine, herd immunity comes with a significant cost in illnesses and deaths. — L.A. Times

Coronavirus cases are surging among children and teenagers in California. More than 50,000 cases were reported this week, representing about 9.5% of the total cases in the state. Adults ages 18 to 50 still make up the majority of cases in California. — L.A. Times

Cuties, a prominent LGBTQIA+ coffee shop in East Hollywood founded in 2017, closed its physical space due to lost revenue during the pandemic. — Eater Los Angeles

Are you looking for ways to help vulnerable Angelenos dealing with food insecurity? Check out this list for volunteering, donation and mutual aid opportunities. — Eater Los Angeles

 

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