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
Sarah Rivas, 27, makes above the U.S. median household income and hasn’t lost her job due to pandemic closures.
— CalMatters (@CalMatters) October 16, 2020
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
Pedestrians walk the Echo Park Lake trail counter-clockwise to adhere to current safety guidelines. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.