70 LA businesses cited for COVID-19 violations

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

The next few weeks will be critical for Los Angeles in avoiding another surge and bringing the transmission rate — currently 1.02% — back below 1%. — ABC Los AngelesL.A. Times

More than 70 local businesses were issued citations by L.A. County for violating COVID-19 guidelines. — KTLA

California has passed 800,000 coronavirus cases, making it the state with the highest number in the nation. Accounting for population proportion, California has 12% of the country’s population and 11% of its COVID-19 cases. — L.A. Times

Masked joggers and sunbathers enjoy Torrance Beach before it closed over the Fourth of July weekend. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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