By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer
The L.A. County public health department is urging people to cancel their Thanksgiving plans — even if they’re small. Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer described the current surge data as “the most alarming metrics we have ever seen.” — CBS Los Angeles
Restaurant workers are losing their jobs as owners undergo a new round of layoffs following dining restrictions and closures. — KTLA
Approximately 200 inmates at a downtown L.A. prison have caught the virus due to a major outbreak within the facility. — Forbes
today and tomorrow aren’t too late to skip the big gatherings. you can do this!
— anthony c. ocampo, ph.d. 🇵🇭🏳️🌈 (@anthonyocampo) November 25, 2020
The L.A. Marathon has been rescheduled to May 2021. — Press-Telegram
Despite moving into a more restrictive reopening tier, San Francisco will keep outdoor dining open during the COVID-19 surge. — L.A. Times
A player on USC’s football team has tested positive for the coronavirus. — L.A. Times
An unexpected side effect of the pandemic: Rats have become more aggressive in how they scrounge for food. — KCRW
Masked pedestrians wait at a bus stop in Koreatown. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.