LA County avoids COVID-19 surge following Labor Day weekend

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Steven Argula prepares a barbecue while wearing a protective face mask. (Photo by Afonso Salcedo)

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Coronavirus-related hospitalizations are decreasing in L.A. County. While there appears to be no surge caused by Labor Day weekend, health officials said young people continue to drive new COVID-19 transmissions. — L.A. TimesNBC Los AngelesKTLA

Social distancing has transformed the way political campaigns are taking place. Candidates in the competitive races for the L.A. City Council, the County Board of Supervisors and L.A. Unified school board are substituting Zoom meet-and-greets and “text parties” for door-to-door canvassing. — L.A. Times

You can now borrow materials from L.A. libraries, then sit outside to use free their Wi-Fi and attend various virtual classes. — L.A. Times

Street vendors can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to purchase necessary equipment and permits, thanks to a City Council allocation of federal COVID-19 CARES Act funding. — FOX Los Angeles

L.A. Comic Con organizers are planning an in-person event for December at the 1.2-million-square-foot Los Angeles Convention Center. — Los Angeles Daily News

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Steven Argula prepares a barbecue while wearing a protective face mask. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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