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LA County’s COVID-linked hospitalizations still declining, though daily deaths remain high

The downward trend in Los Angeles County COVID-19 hospitalizations continued on Tuesday, Sept. 21, but daily death figures remained elevated, with another 32 fatalities logged by the county. According to state figures, there were 1,018 COVID-positive patients in county hospitals as of Tuesday, down from 1,034 on Monday. There were 312 patients in intensive care, down slightly from Monday’s total of 315. The number of COVID-positive hospital patients in Los Angeles County has dropped for eight co...
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Event promotes importance of coronavirus vaccines for LA’s Latinx communities

Rocio la Reina de la Cumbia performs at the plaza of El Pueblo de Los Angeles during a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic run by the South Central Family Health Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Health officials and consulates of Mexico and Central American countries were on hand to encourage vaccinations in Latino communities which have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Katherine Creth, a vocational nurse, gi...
Tags: Health, News, Mexico, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Honduras, Ferrer, Los Angeles Daily News, City News Service, El Pueblo de Los Angeles, Pico Rivera, Mexico El Salvador Guatemala


GOP Operatives Face Campaign Finance Charges After Taking Notes On A Criminal F***in’ Conspiracy

Just send it all by email, no one will ever find out.
Tags: Crime, Law, Government, Department Of Justice, Election Law, GOP Operatives Face Campaign Finance


LA Councilman Kevin de Leon announces his much-anticipated mayoral run

After months of speculation, Los Angeles City Councilman Kevin de Leon announced on Tuesday, Sept. 21, that he is indeed running for mayor of Los Angeles. De Leon, 54, instantly stands among the more high-profile names to vie for the city’s highest elected post — and is instantly the race’s most visible Latinx leader. “I believe in the power and the future of this great city,” De Leon told an early morning gathering on the Paseo De La Plaza in the El Pueblo de Los Angeles. “I believe in the pow...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, La, Government, Senate, India, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Eric Garcetti, Usc, Leon


America’s innovators will solve climate change, not regulators

Quill Robinson Contributor Share on Twitter Quill Robinson is the American Conservation Coalition's vice president of government affairs. President Joe Biden has pledged to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. He intends to meet this ambitious target through a wave of new federal spending and government programs. But our best hope for reducing carbon emissions isn’t new government spending. It’s a technological ...
Tags: Column, Opinion, Government, Singapore, America, Tech, Joe Biden, Policy, United States, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Sustainable Food, Biden, GreenTech, Arizona State University, Carbon Sequestration, Cultured Meat


With Newsom recall now last week’s news, LA mayor’s race in the spotlight

With the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom now firmly rejected, attention this week turns toward the race for the mayor of Los Angeles. And with actual voting still 13 months away, much jockeying for position remains for the post that termed-out Eric Garcetti will depart. The week began with another new candidate entering the fray, the latest of more than two dozen so far. Jessica Lall, CEO of the Central City Association of Los Angeles, announced her candidacy on Monday, Sept., 20. Lall is loo...
Tags: Health, Politics, Elections, News, California, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Community, Homeless, City Council, Chatsworth, Eric Garcetti


COVID-19 hospitalizations fall again in LA County; businesses complying with tighter rules

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued declining on Monday, Sept. 20, in Los Angeles County, while health officials again reported generally high compliance with safety restrictions at businesses, despite some lapses in enforcement of mask-wearing requirements. According to state figures, there were 1,034 COVID-positive patients hospitalized in the county as of Monday, a drop from 1,053 on Sunday. There were 315 people being treated in intensive care, up from 310 a day earlier. The county also repo...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, La, Government, US, America, Sport, Soccer, Community, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, LA County, Universal Studios Hollywood


Judge mulls fate of some of woman’s claims against Inglewood, mayor

LOS ANGELES — A judge said on Monday, Sept. 20, that he is inclined to trim portions of a lawsuit brought by a former girlfriend and executive assistant of Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. — in which the woman sued the city, Butts and two other city officials, alleging she was wrongfully fired in 2019 and that the mayor acted “every bit like a Black Donald Trump.” Related links Judge may throw out most of sexual harassment lawsuit against Inglewood mayor Inglewood treasurer files $10 mil...
Tags: News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Supreme Court, Donald Trump, SoFi, Robert Durst, Inglewood, Clippers, Los Angeles Superior Court, LA Rams, LA County, Mariano Florentino Cuellar


Central City Association CEO, President Jessica Lall announces run for LA mayor

Jessica Lall, the president and CEO of the Central City Association of Los Angeles, announced on Monday, Sept. 20 that she is running for mayor in Los Angeles’ 2022 election. “I am here today to announce that I am running to not only become the next mayor of Los Angeles, but the first female mayor of Los Angeles. The first digital native mayor of Los Angeles. A mayor who will build inclusive coalitions, invite new voices into the process, and offer something different, something new, to the comm...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, City Council, Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom, City Hall, U S Senate, Los Angeles City


Lawyer Asks Supreme Court To Go Ahead And Use Abortion Case To Overturn Gay Rights While They’re At It

And why not throw out the opinion protecting interracial marriage too?
Tags: Law, Government, Uncategorized, Abortion, Obergefell, LGBTQ rights, Jonathan Mitchell


Lawyer Asks Supreme Court To Go Ahead And Use Abortion Case To Not Leave Gay Rights ‘Hanging By A Thread’ While They’re At It

And why not throw out the opinion protecting interracial marriage too?
Tags: Law, Government, Uncategorized, Abortion, Obergefell, LGBTQ rights, Jonathan Mitchell


Amazon starts probe over bribe to gov’t officials by its lawyers in India, report says

Amazon has launched an investigation into the conduct of its legal representatives in India following a complaint from a whistleblower who alleged that one or more of the company’s reps had bribed government officials, Indian news and analysis outlet the Morning Context reported on Monday. The company is investigating whether legal fees financed by it was used for bribing government officials, the report said, which cited unnamed sources and didn’t identify the government officials. Amazon has p...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Government, India, Tech, Amazon India, Reuters, Rahul Sundaram


Coronavirus hospitalizations dip again in LA County

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals fell again on Sunday, Sept. 19, dropping from 1,070 Saturday to 1,053, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care also fell, from 324 to 310. Local health officials reported five additional deaths and 1,322 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the county’s cumulative totals to 1,444,127 cases and 25,832 fatalities since the pandemic began. The number of cases and deaths reported Sunday likely ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Government, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Community, Fda, Pfizer, Biden, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Universal Studios Hollywood, Barbara Ferrer


Coronavirus hospitalizations fall below 1,100 in LA County

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals continued to fall on Saturday, Sept. 18, dropping from 1,125 on Friday to 1,070, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care also fell, from 337 to 324. The county also reported 29 new deaths and 2,130 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the county’s cumulative totals to 1,442,808 cases and 25,828 fatalities since the pandemic began. Of the 29 deaths reported Saturday, three people who passe...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Community, Fda, Pfizer, Biden, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Universal Studios Hollywood


Google abused dominant position of Android in India, antitrust probe finds

Google has abused the dominant position of Android in India to illegally hurt competitors in the world’s second largest internet market, a two-year antitrust probe by the nation’s watchdog has found. The Android-maker reduced device manufacturing firms’ ability and incentive to develop — and sell — devices running alternative versions of Android (more popularly known as forks), the probe found, according to two people have have been briefed on the findings. Additionally, the report found Google’...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Android, Asia, Government, India, Tech, CCI, Competition Commission of India, Google India, Alliance of Digital India Foundation


Q&A: What you need to know about LA County’s new coronavirus vaccine rules

Los Angeles County on Friday, Sept.16, planned to revise its health order, requiring certain businesses to require proof of vaccination or negative testing for employees and customers. The order had not yet been formally issued as of Friday afternoon, but Public Health  Director Barbara Ferrer presented an overview during a livecast briefing. The order will cover outdoor mega-events, such as large concerts, sports events and other activities of 10,000 people or more. It will also mandate vaccina...
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LA County’s tighter coronavirus vaccine rules spark at least one organizer to cancel ‘mega-event’

The Los Angeles County Department of Health’s anticipated changes to its coronavirus-spurred health order has led at least one event organizer to cancel, citing a lack of resources to carry out the new mandate. Organizers of the 2021 Antelope Valley Fair, which was scheduled to begin on Oct. 1, announced the cancellation on Friday, Sept. 17, saying new mandates from Public Health would cause too many logistical problems. County health officials planned to release the amended health order on Frid...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Fda, Pfizer, Chatsworth, Local News, Los Angeles County


Pregnant during pandemic: COVID-19 fears fuel increased interest in home births

When Tameka Issartel went into labor shortly after midnight on Feb. 3, she found herself drifting into a trance-like state. She didn’t remember when her husband called their midwife or how she arrived with her assistant at her El Sereno home. “I had an out-of-body experience,” she said. As her pain intensified, Issartel spent several hours moving around her house, stepping into a shower, sitting in a bathtub and leaning up against the sofa in her living room, while midwife Racha Tahani Lawler ma...
Tags: Health, Facebook, New York, News, Education, California, Cdc, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Hospitals, Soccer, United States, Ronald Reagan, Long Beach, Community


LA Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas and his wife, Avis, honored for 30 years of service

The song “I Have a Dream” by Common played in the background, as photos from 30 years of public service flashed across a large screen as Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas and his wife, Avis, arrived on Thursday, Sept. 16. The site: The new Avis & Mark Ridley-Thomas Wellness Center, named for the city councilman and former supervisor and his spouse — longtime partners in community action. The pair were on hand Thursday for a luncheon to celebrate both the new APLA Health building at ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Avis, Community, City Council, Usc, Cdu, Los Angeles County


Opinion: Elon Musk’s Criticisms of the EV Incentive Bill Are Valid

Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t fond of the new electric-vehicle incentives being proposed by the United States Congress and recently stated as much over social media this week. He even went so far as to allege that the bill was lobbyists working on behalf of legacy automakers and the United Auto Workers, as it monetarily […] The post Opinion: Elon Musk’s Criticisms of the EV Incentive Bill Are Valid appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Government, Tesla, Industry, Regulation, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Editorials, Autos, Bill, Lobbying, EVs, United States Congress, Incentives, Ford Motor Co, Dan Kildee


Cal State Long Beach, Native Americans reach agreement to perpetually protect Puvungna land

A settlement agreement will perpetually protect a 22-acre parcel of land on the Cal State Long Beach campus considered sacred by area Native Americans. The settlement came Sept. 15 — two days before a lawsuit over the land was scheduled to go to trial. It is signed by California State University, Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley; Matias Belardes, chair of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation; and Patricia Martz, president of the California Cultural Resources Preservation...
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Municipal employees to get a 3.5% increase after wage deal

The South African Local Government Association said a three-year wage deal had been agreed on the remuneration of municipal employees The post Municipal employees to get a 3.5% increase after wage deal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Government, South Africa, Salary, Rémunération, Wage, Local elections, South African Local Government Association, Top Six, Pension Fund, Collective agreement, Pension Funds, Three Year, Unanimously, The post Municipal


How Fast Do Cars Have To Be Before The Government Controls Their Speed?

Are speed-limiting laws an abuse of government power in its growing effort to micromanage our lives or are they justified in the name of public safety?
Tags: Technology, Law, Government, Automobiles, Traffic Laws, Steven Chung


Eighth Circuit Holds RTs = Endorsements In Nunes Defamation Suit

Nice First Amendment you got there. Be a shame if something were to happen to it.
Tags: Law, Government, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Defamation, Devin Nunes, Eighth Circuit Holds RTs


LA moves toward developing unarmed crisis-response model

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, Sept. 15, took a step toward developing an unarmed model of crisis response by authorizing the city administrative officer to revise and release a Request For Proposals for the program that would divert nonviolent calls for services away from police officers. Nonprofits in Los Angeles will be able to submit proposals for operating the program and providing staff that would respond to the calls. The city will hold question-and-answer sessions during the ...
Tags: Health, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Lapd, Los Angeles City Council, Eugene Oregon, Marqueece Harris Dawson, Herb Wesson, Bob Blumenfield, Blumenfield, Top Stories LADN


LA County will likely require proof of vaccination at bars, lounges, nightclubs, breweries

Los Angeles County’s chief public health officer said the county will likely amend its health order soon to require “targeted” vaccine verification at certain businesses, warning that the region will face “endless cycles” of coronavirus surges every few months without more vaccine coverage across the region. The amended order, which could come later this week, would require customers and employees at indoor portions of bars, nightclubs, breweries, lounges to show verification of of at least one ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, Board of Supervisors, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories IVDB


LA County will require vaccination or negative test at mega-events, bars, nightclubs, breweries

Los Angeles County’s chief public health officer said the county will amend its health order this week to require “targeted” vaccine verification at mega events and certain businesses, warning that the region will face “endless cycles” of coronavirus surges every few months without more vaccine coverage across the region. The amended order, which will likely kick in later this week, will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for outdoor large concerts, sports events and other act...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, Board of Supervisors, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories IVDB


The FDA should regulate Instagram’s algorithm as a drug

Daniel Liss Contributor Share on Twitter Daniel Liss is the founder and CEO of Dispo, the digital disposable camera social network. More posts by this contributor Move fast and break Facebook: A bull case for antitrust enforcement Today’s real story: The Facebook monopoly The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday reported Silicon Valley’s worst-kept secret: Instagram harms teens’ mental health; in fact...
Tags: Health, Social, Facebook, Column, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Opinion, Government, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Policy, Food And Drug Administration, Silicon Valley, Fda


Long Beach votes to negotiate transfer of Queen Mary to Harbor Department

Long Beach City Council members voted to begin negotiations to transfer control of Pier H and the Queen Mary over to the Harbor Department at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Now the city manager’s office and the Harbor Department will start to hammer out the details of how to transfer over the 40 acres of parks, cruise terminals and parking lots surrounding the pier and the Queen Mary. After the departments negotiate, the City Council will still have to approve them at a later council meetin...
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