While most of California took another step to partly reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend, Los Angeles County didn’t join the party... ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
While most of California took another step forward to partly reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend, Los Angeles County didn't join the party more
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California sheriff says inmates tried to infect themselves  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Los Angeles County sheriff says inmates at a jail tried to infect themselves with the coronavirus by sharing a container of water and a mask more
The Latest: LAPD wants virus test for everyone arrested  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Los Angeles Police Department wants to test everyone its officers arrest to determine whether they are infected with the coronavirus more
COVID-19 shutdowns are clearing the air, but pollution will return as economies reopen  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
With many economies locked down to slow the spread of coronavirus, people from Beijing to Los Angeles have noticed bluer skies and... more
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A sea otter genome browser—featuring the Monterey Bay Aquarium's beloved Gidget—is now available to the public. The visualizable genome for the Southern sea otter, Enhydra lutris nereis, comes... more
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Los Angeles' ambitious plan to cool the city as the planet grows warmer is getting a boost from two university professors and a street-smart robot named MaRTy. more
The 30-somethings who fled big cities to shelter with mom and dad  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It took three weeks, but Lawrence and Arlene Maze finally persuaded their younger son, Gregory, of Los Angeles, to get on a flight home... more
Trying out LA’s new coronavirus testing regime  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Last week, after Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Los Angeles was offering COVID-19 tests to all city and county residents, I decided to get one myself — and test Garcetti's bold new promise in... more
California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings  ABC NEWS · 1 week
California's churches, mosques and synagogue may get the nod to reopen their doors sooner than expected under new state guidelines more
Domestic violence reports on the rise as COVID-19 keeps people at home, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have found an increase in domestic violence reports in Los Angeles and Indianapolis since the stay-at-home restrictions were implemented... more
The Latest: Pasta factory in Spokane reports virus oubtreak  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A pasta company has announced there was a coronavirus outbreak at its Spokane factory as Washington state prepares to reopen parts of its economy more
Urban heat waves imperil LA's most vulnerable communities  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
People living in low-income, disadvantaged communities across much of urban Los Angeles lack the means to cool their homes, posing a growing threat to their health—and their lives—from extreme heat waves due... more
Voters in both parties favor caution as cities begin to reopen  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Over the weekend of May 9–10, many states, including California, began to ease safer-at-home restrictions, allowing some businesses to reopen under strict conditions, and opening some... more
The Latest: Trails, golf courses reopen in hard-hit LA  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Hiking to the Hollywood sign and hitting the links is being allowed as the California county hardest hit by the coronavirus cautiously reopened some sites to recreation-starved stay-at-homers more
Study brings surgeons one step closer to helping babies with Hirschsprung's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Babies with Hirschsprung's disease are born with an incomplete or absent gut nervous system. Children's Hospital Los Angeles investigator Tracy Grikscheit, MD, runs a... more
Protests in Minneapolis, country rooted in systemic racial issues, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In 1967, a panel of experts sat down to understand why, for two years, black Americans across the country had rioted in anger and frustration, often... more
Street smarts required in heat mitigation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers investigated how solar reflective coatings on select Los Angeles city streets affected radiant heat and, in turn, pedestrians' comfort on a typical summer day. The idea is, if you coat a street with a lighter... more
The Latest: California has guidelines for church reopenings  ABC NEWS · 1 week
California says churches can resume in-person services but the congregations will be limited to less than 100 and worshippers should wear masks, avoid sharing prayer books and skip the collection plate more
The Latest: Univ of Virginia to reopen for students in Aug  ABC NEWS · 6 days
The University of Virginia says its campus will reopen for some in-person classes in August more
The Latest: Raphael exhibit in Italy to reopen, stay longer  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Rome’s blockbuster exhibition of masterpieces by Renaissance artist Raphael will reopen to the public on the day it had been due to close more
The Latest: California prisons have first known staff death  ABC NEWS · 3 days
California’s state prison system has had its first known staff death due to the coronavirus more
The Latest: California to send voters a mail-in ballot  ABC NEWS · 1 day
California is sending every registered voter a mail-in ballot for the November election, but the state will also establish hundreds of locations for people who want _ or need _... more
The Latest: Masks bound for California from China delayed  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Millions of protective masks that were to arrive in California this week as part of the state’s nearly $1 billion deal with a Chinese company have been delayed more
The Latest: California relaxes some criteria for reopening  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California Gov. Gavin Newsom relaxed county reopening criteria on Monday, a move he said will allow most of the state’s 58 counties to begin allowing dining in restaurants and other services more
The Latest: Mall of America to partially reopen  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America will partially reopen June 1 more
The Latest: California gov fears virus spread amid protests  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he’s concerned about the spread of coronavirus as thousands of people gather for protests against police brutality across the state more
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