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

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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 Newsom have voiced opposition to the new CDC guidelines, which remove previous recommendations that asymptomatic people get tested for the virus and that travelers undergo a 14-day quarantine. — L.A. TimesKTLA

Los Angeles Public Health officials will not be allowing schools to apply for reopening waivers. State guidelines give local health officers discretion in granting waivers to their schools. — Deadline

The L.A. City Council voted to approve $30 million to fund childcare relief for low-income families, as well as $40 million for small business relief and $4.9 million for domestic violence victims. — FOX Los Angeles

Hollywood studios are experimenting with new ways of releasing films that bypass exclusive premieres at indoor theaters and allow for at-home viewings instead. — The San Diego Union-Tribune

This article first appeared on Los Angeleno and is shared with their permission in partnership with the Los Angeles Wave. You can subscribe for news and features from Los Angeleno here.

Photo by Afonso Salcedo.