As COVID-19 cases rise across the U.S., California rate stays low

The U.S. is experiencing a 25% increase in COVID-19 cases overall. California is seeing a slight increase in new cases per day but is doing notably better than other states. — KTLA

Hearst Castle, the state’s most famous mansion, is still closed to visitors. In the meantime, groundskeepers are taking on major projects, including deep-cleaning the Roman Pool and replacing the Belgian carillon bells first installed in 1932. — L.A. Times

According to a new study, child care centers don’t increase the spread of infections. This is dissimilar to the flu, which children are often vectors for when attending in-person schools. — L.A. Times

Chapman University is seeing an outbreak among students on and off campus. The school is planning on transitioning to increased in-person learning on Oct. 19. — KTLA

Beloved mom and pop businesses in L.A. are still battling the financial hurdles of the pandemic, and customers are rallying to keep them open. — KPCC


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Pedestrians walk the Echo Park Lake trail counter-clockwise to adhere to current safety guidelines. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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