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LA County’s COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to 1,096 on Sunday

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals continued to spike on Sunday, Aug. 1, rising from 1,071 Saturday to 1,096, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care rose from 231 to 236. The new figures came one day after county officials reported 3,318 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths, bringing the county’s cumulative totals to 1,300,313 cases and 24,682 fatalities since the pandemic began, according to the Los Angeles County Dep...
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LA County’s new coronavirus caseload tops 3,000 again Sunday, even amid weekend reporting lags

Los Angeles County reported 3,045 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths on Sunday, Aug. 1, with officials noting that those numbers may reflect delays in weekend reporting. The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals continued to spike, too, rising from 1,071 Saturday to 1,096, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care rose from 231 to 236. The new figures bring the county’s cumulative totals to 1,303,343 cases and 24,685 fatalities since th...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Government, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Black, Ucla, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health


Ceremony opens new Bell Health Center, boosting access to medical care in Southeast LA region

City of Bell Vice Mayor Ana Maria Quintana speaks during the grand opening of the Los Angeles County Health Services, Bell Health Center during the grand opening of the Bell Health Center in Bell on Saturday, July 31, 2021. (Photo by Libby Cline-Birmingham, Contributing Photographer) Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, second from right, gives thumbs up as she stands along side community members, mayors and council members from the surrounding communities that the ne...
Tags: Health, News, Education, La, Government, Sport, Soccer, Healthcare, Community, Bell, County, LA County, Atlantic Avenue, Solis, Hilda L Solis, Huntington Park


LA County posts 3,318 new COVID-19 infections, 11 deaths; vaccine access expanded on Sunday

With the relentless Delta variant widening its reach in the region, Los Angeles County reported 3,318 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths on Saturday, July 31. The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals continued to spike as well, rising from 1,008 on Friday to 1,071, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care dropped by one to 231. Related links Fueled by unrelenting Delta variant, LA County’s homeless endure spike in COVID-19 cases C...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, News, Education, Congress, Cdc, Government, Massachusetts, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Delta, Community, Disneyland, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


LA County coronavirus hospitalizations climb to 1,071 Saturday

The number of coronavirus patients in the hospital continued to spike in Los Angeles County on Saturday, July 31, rising from 1,008 on Friday to 1,071, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care dropped by one to 231. The new figures came one day after county officials reported 3,606 new cases of COVID-19, the largest single-day report since early February. Friday’s 3,606 new infections brought the county’s overall total from throughout the pandemic to 1,297,032. ...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, News, Education, Congress, Government, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Community, Black, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


What’s next: LA ban on sitting, lying down and sleeping on sidewalks will launch Sept. 3

A law that will arm Los Angeles city officials with a tool for clearing encampments by allowing them to set up zones in which living on sidewalks and other public right-of-way areas would be prohibited, will officially go into effect Sept. 3, according to the City Clerk. The City Council, which approved the ordinance on Wednesday, July 28, before it was signed the next day by Mayor Eric Garcetti, is also expected to consider a “street engagement strategy” in which outreach teams would work to pr...
Tags: Health, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, City Council, Council, Eric Garcetti, Ucla, Venice Beach, LA County, Szabo


LADOT releases study on improving transportation for women In LA

Hoping to identify improvements that could better tailor transit systems to meet the needs of women, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation released a study on Friday, July 30, on mobility challenges women face, such as the need to take more complex trips, often accompanied by small children. According to “Changing Lanes: A Gender Equity Transportation Study,” women are less likely to have a driver’s license and access to a vehicle than men. At the same time, they’re more likely to take tr...
Tags: Health, Transportation, Lyft, Business, Gender, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Department Of Transportation, Los Angeles City Council, Metro, Watts


Holocaust survivors’ experiences captured in groundbreaking holographic display at LA museum

The hallway grows darker as one descends into the concrete passage. The natural light grows dimmer as you proceed past exhibits filled with photos and artifacts documenting the horrors of the Holocaust. “The Reflective Hallway is purposely designed to create a space that you can reflex and learn as you prepare for the next exhibit and the next chapter of this history,” explains Jordanna Gessler, Vice President of Education and Exhibits for the Holocaust Museum Los Angeles. “The natural light dim...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, La, Germany, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Holocaust, Community, Firestone, Local News, West Hollywood, Auschwitz


LA County tops 1,000 hospitalizations as Delta variant complicates coronavirus battle

Coronavirus-related hospitalizations climbed over 1,000 in Los Angeles County on Friday, July 30, hitting that level for the first time since May, as the Delta variant expanded its resurgent spread across the region — and the nation. The enduring outbreak has not yet resulted in the kind of overwhelming hospitalization numbers reported in January, when local medical centers were were filled with more than 8,000 people sickened by the virus. But it nonetheless has public health experts deeply wor...
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What you need to know about the University of California’s plans for 2021-22

University of California campuses start the fall 2021 term in August and September, beginning the third school year to take place during the coronavirus pandemic. And, although things will look more normal than they did during the 2020-21 school year, the continuing pandemic will still make for a year like no other at the UC’s 10 campuses. Will classes be online or in-person? The UC system announced in January that the fall term would mostly consist of in-person instruction, after a school year ...
Tags: Health, News, California, Sport, Nasa, Public Health, Soccer, Higher Education, UC, University Of California, Ucla, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Los Angeles Daily News, David Crane, University Of California Tuition


Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say we don’t need to bathe every day. Here’s what experts say.

By Sarah Molano | CNN Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis made a splash — or rather, they don’t make splashes too frequently — when they said they don’t bathe themselves or their children too often. Daily showering, especially in the United States, seems to be ingrained in many people’s psyche. You might shower right after you wake up as part of your morning routine, or maybe you like to freshen up and bathe before bed. How often you should bathe really depends on your daily activities, according to ...
Tags: Health, Bob Odenkirk, Celebrities, News, Sport, Soccer, United States, Britney Spears, Ashton Kutcher, Slipknot, Mila Kunis, Vegas, Doyle, Marietta Georgia, Messina, American Dental Association


Photos: Revamped Maywood César Chávez Library reopens

Career Online High School Alumna, Rosalinda Sánchez proudly shows off her diploma which she was able to earn thanks to guidance from the Maywood Cesar Chavez Library. Sánchez spoke at the grand reopening of the library following pandemic closures and extensive renovations in Maywood on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. The 100-year-old library now has fresh paint, a new floor plan, 4 adult computers, 2 homework center computers, and 2 early learning computers, as well as a laptop vending machine with 1...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Government, Sport, Soccer, Libraries, Community, Maywood, Ricardo Lara, Solis, Hilda L Solis, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN


Councilman questions LAPD chief on destructive South LA fireworks explosion

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price questioned Police Chief Michel Moore on Wednesday, July 28, over the destructive fireworks explosion set off on June 30 by an LAPD bomb squad and why his office wasn’t notified in advance about the detonation in his district. Following the hearing, the City Council unanimously approved a motion to order a report from the department on the “failed operation” and how the public will be better protected in the future. The City Attorney’s Office was also in...
Tags: Health, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fireworks, Lapd, Southern California, Moore, South Los Angeles, YMCA, ATF, Los Angeles Police Department, South LA


LA City Councilmen want report on mammoth El Segundo sewage spill

Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion on Wednesday, July 28, to instruct the city’s sanitation department to submit a report on how public notification can be improved after the department and the LA County Department of Public Health did not immediately notify the public of a 17-million gallon sewage spill. The motion was introduced by Councilmen Mitch O’Farrell and Paul Koretz, and seeks answers about how LA Sanitation and Environment coordinated with the health department t...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Oregon, La, Government, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Community, City Council, Los Angeles City Council, Aliso Canyon, Socalgas, Ac, Department of Public Health


Report: USC needs ‘top-to-bottom’ revamp of campus policing

USC should undertake a “top-to-bottom re-envisioning” of the campus public safety system, with an eye toward developing alternative responses to non-violent, non-emergency situations, allowing the Department of Public Safety to focus on the most serious calls for help, according to a report released Wednesday, July 28, by an advisory committee. The Community Advisory Board that prepared the report was charged by USC President Carol Folt with examining public safety practices on campus, helping t...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Minneapolis, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Social Justice, Usc, Floyd, DPS, University Park, Carol Folt, Jason Hart, Health Sciences


Man who mocked coronavirus vaccine in viral tweet died of COVID-19

A man who mocked COVID-19 vaccinations died last week at a Riverside County hospital after contracting the coronavirus. Stephen Harmon was 34. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department confirmed his July 21 death, but did not have information about his city of residence or other details because coroner’s officials did not respond to the incident. Harmon died at Corona Regional Medical Center. Hospital spokesperson Linda Pearson said she could not release information about Harmon because of priva...
Tags: Health, News, California, Jay Z, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Houston, Biden, Riverside County, Hillsong Church, Mccarthy, Los Angeles County, Google Facebook, Pelosi


Anti-camping law gets final LA City Council approval; could spur more homeless-encampment clearings

Homeless advocates rally outside of Los Angeles City Hall in protest of a city council vote on item 4118 which would ban camping in many parts of the city Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Homeless advocates rally outside of Los Angeles City Hall in protest of a city council vote on item 4118 which would ban camping in many parts of the city Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Homeless advocates rally outs...
Tags: Health, Business, Hollywood, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Venice, City Council, Smith, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Ucla


Historic LA Olvera Street’s hearty stalwarts work to recover from pandemic-era economic struggles

Juliette Valenzuela sat atop Jorge, the well-used, life-sized burro replica, her head adorned with a sombrero and a brightly colored blanket around her shoulders. The 9-year-old from Stockton smiled as she had her photo taken as a reminder of her trip to the historic birthplace of Los Angeles, Olvera Street. “I like it here,” she said as she climbed down to continue her search for souvenirs in the many brightly colored kiosks that line the brick street with her mother and father. The historic st...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Mexico, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Stockton, Community, Local News, Andrea, Alameda, Dodgers, Jose Gonzalez, Lopez


LA city employees will be required to get COVID-19 shots (or get regular tests)

With the coronavirus surging again, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Council President Nury Martinez announced Tuesday, July 27, that all city employees will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly negative COVID-19 tests. The announcement came one day after City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas said he plans to introduce a motion Wednesday to require vaccinations for city employees. “The fourth wave is here, and the choice for Angelenos couldn’t be clearer — get vaccinated ...
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COVID-19 hospitalizations climb above 900 in LA County, according to state

COVID-19 hospitalization numbers continued an unsettling upward climb in Los Angeles County today, with the latest state figures showing nearly 900 people being treated for the virus — more than double the number from just two weeks ago. According to state numbers released Tuesday, there were 891 people hospitalized due to COVID in the county, up from 825 the previous day. That’s the highest number since March 13, and more than double the number from July 12, when the county reported 372 people ...
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Councilman Ridley-Thomas to push vaccine mandate for LA city employees

With the coronavirus surging again, Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas plans to introduce a motion on Wednesday to develop a policy requiring all city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and to report their vaccination status to the appropriate city department. The move, if enacted by the council, would bring the city in line with other cities that have taken steps in the direction of a vaccine mandate, including Pasadena in the Los Angeles area. San Francisco and New ...
Tags: Health, News, California, La, Government, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, City, Sport, Soccer, Community, Pasadena, Times, Los Angeles Times


Coronavirus hospitalizations soar to more than 800 in LA County; another 1,966 cases posted

COVID-19 hospitalization numbers continued an unsettling upward climb in Los Angeles County on Monday, July 26, with state figures showing more than 800 people now being treated for the virus, more than double the number from just two weeks ago. According to the state, there were 825 people hospitalized due to COVID in the county, up from 745 the day prior. On July 12, there were only 372 people hospitalized in the county. There were 182 people in intensive care, up from 161 on Sunday, according...
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Bonin’s program brings 160 unhoused people indoors from Venice boardwalk encampment

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin said on Monday, July 26 that 160 people who were living along the Venice boardwalk have been brought inside and accepted the city’s offer of a pathway to permanent housing. Bonin’s Encampment to Home program began on June 28. The program promises all residents who accept shelter a pathway to permanent housing in an effort to clear the Venice boardwalk, where a large encampment developed during the pandemic. Outreach teams with St. Joseph’s Center have offer...
Tags: Health, News, Education, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Venice, City Council, Moses, Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles City, LA County


Coronavirus patients in LA County hospitals continue to increase

Los Angeles County reported 2,089 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday, July 25, though officials said the number of cases and deaths likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend. The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals continued to rise Sunday, increasing to 745 from 716 a day earlier, according to state figures. There were 161 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, up from 154 on Saturday. Sunday’s figures bring the county’s totals to 1,281,760 cases and ...
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LA County reports 4th straight day of 2,500-plus new coronavirus cases

Public Health officials reported Los Angeles County’s fourth consecutive day of more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, July 24, with 2,600 new COVID-19 infections and 10 additional deaths. Health officials have repeatedly blamed the current surge in cases on the highly infectious “Delta” variant of the virus. The variant was first discovered in India and is blamed for rampant infections in that country, along with outbreaks in the United Kingdom. It is now spreading across the United...
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Health care for older immigrants gains momentum among states

By SOPHIA TAREEN | Associated Press CHICAGO — Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman’s last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission to live in the U.S. She’s not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or Affordable Care Act coverage. As a child care worker, she didn’t have employer coverage. Sh...
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New hope in the fight against prostate cancer: ‘We can win this war’

Alan Held’s scan showed more than 100 metastases. “They were literally speckled throughout my body, in my bones,” says the 64-year-old sales manager. Doctors told him he had stage-four prostate cancer and that it had spread. They started hormone therapy and chemotherapy tablets. It was September 2018. Seven months into treatment and Held’s cancer was still in his bones. His oldest son, Josh, did some research and found that there was another option, a promising treatment for prostate cancer call...
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LA County COVID-19 cases climb past 3,000 for first time since February

More than 3,000 new COVID-19 infections were reported in Los Angeles County on Friday, July 23, the first time since Feb. 13 the number has topped that level. The 3,058 new cases reported Friday lifted the cumulative total from throughout the pandemic to 1,279,171. More than 10,000 new cases have been reported in the last four days, with the daily number topping 2,500 for three consecutive days. Health officials have repeatedly blamed the current surge in cases on the highly infectious “Delta” v...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Government, India, Alabama, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, Community, Aeg, Cancun, Los Angeles County


Drug testing for job candidates is decreasing in Southern California

Getting a job these days doesn’t always involve a plastic bottle and a trip to the bathroom. With recreational marijuana use legal in California, and at least 17 other states and Washington D.C., some employers are making changes and will no longer require some job candidates to be screened for drugs and alcohol. “Instead, these employers focus on combating drug use in the workplace through enforcing their existing drug-free workplace policies and utilizing reasonable suspicion drug testing,” sa...
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Drug testing job candidates is decreasing in Southern California

Getting a job these days doesn’t always involve a plastic bottle and a trip to the bathroom. With recreational marijuana use legal in California, and at least 17 other states and Washington D.C., some employers are making changes and will no longer require some job candidates to be screened for drugs and alcohol. “Instead, these employers focus on combating drug use in the workplace through enforcing their existing drug-free workplace policies and utilizing reasonable suspicion drug testing,” sa...
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