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L.A. County Coronavirus Cases Up to 231
March 20, 2020
The overall number of coronavirus cases in L.A. County stood at 231 today -- out of a state total of 675 -- and a second person in the county has died from the virus. ... read more »
ALERT: SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY TO RE-OPEN FRIDAY (March 20) FOR ESSENTIAL AND EMERGENCY FUNCTIONS
March 19, 2020
Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile today announced an amended General Order that clarifies the time-sensitive and essential functions the Court will handle when it reopens most of its courthouses tomorrow after a three-day closure. ... read more »
2 Lakers Players Test Positive For Coronavirus
March 19, 2020
Two Los Angeles Lakers players have tested positive for coronavirus, but they are not showing any symptoms of the illness and are both in quarantine, the team announced today. ... read more »
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Congresswoman Karen Bass tackles Coronavirus in telephone town hall
March 19, 2020
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), local healthcare professionals, and local city officials held a telephone town hall on March 17 to address growing concerns about the coronavirus disease 2020 outbreak. ... read more »
Garcetti Says No Plan to Lockdown City, Announces Small Business Loan Program
March 19, 2020
Los  Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday ``there is no plan to lock down this city,'' because of the coronavirus outbreak.  ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Cancels Spring Commencement, Considering Alternate Methods of Honoring Graduates
March 17, 2020
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) announced today that the 2020 spring commencement ceremony would be cancelled, due to public health guidelines to minimize large gatherings and groups during the coronavirus public health emergency. The University’s Commencement Committee, however, is exploring other ways to recognize graduates. ... read more »
Coronavirus Closures: Bars, Gyms, Dine-In Restaurants, L.A. County Courts.
March 17, 2020
A total of 94 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Los Angeles County and Dr. Barbara Ferrer, head of the county Department of Public Health, said the agency is continuing to see an increase in ``community transmission'' of the illness -- meaning people are contracting the virus without any known source of exposure. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Meeting Diverts From the Norm During Coronavirus Outbreak
March 17, 2020
In a shift from its normal routine of hearing public comments, the Los Angeles City Council today allowed people to speak their peace remotely from the Spring Street Forecourt at City Hall, in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. ... read more »
Some LA County Library Lobbies to Open for Customer Hold Pickups
March 17, 2020
Though all of the LA County Library’s 86 locations remain closed to the public due to the coronavirus, customers starting today can pick up holds at designated locations during select hours. ... read more »
50 More Coronavirus Cases Reported in L.A. County
March 17, 2020
Saying dramatic rises in coronavirus cases should be anticipated given increases in testing, Los Angeles County's public health director announced 50 new cases of the illness today, bringing the county's total to 144. ... read more »
2020 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS POSTPONED
March 17, 2020
dick clark productions and NBC today announced that the “2020 Billboard Music Awards” - scheduled to air live on NBC from Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29th - is postponed and will be rescheduled to air on NBC at a later date. ... read more »
Macy’s, Inc. Temporarily Closes Stores Nationwide in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
March 17, 2020
In response to the widespread COVID-19 outbreak, Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) today announced that it will temporarily close all stores by end of business today, March 17, 2020, through March 31, 2020. This includes all Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bluemercury, Macy’s Backstage, Bloomingdales the Outlet and Market by Macy’s stores. Macy’s, Inc. will provide benefits and compensation to its impacted workforce. ... read more »
LACCD BOARD APPROVES SCHEDULE CHANGES, SHIFT TO ONLINE SERVICES & ONLINE LEARNING TO HELP COMBAT SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19
March 16, 2020
“The situation is very fluid and may change over the coming days. These measures do not address courses and services that do not lend themselves to an online or remote learning format. There are still many outstanding questions, which we will try to address in the coming days and report on as new developments arise. I am confident that we will all be able to work together to get through the challenging days ahead,” said Angela Echeverri, District Academic Senate President. ... read more »
L.A. County Confirms 16 More Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Total to 69
March 16, 2020
Local health officials confirmed 16 more cases of coronavirus today, bringing the county's total to 69, as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city would comply with California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order to close all bars, and officials prepared to use Dockweiler RV Park south of LAX as a quarantine zone. ... read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Offers Motel As Use For Coronavirus Patients
March 16, 2020
AIDS Healthcare Foundation announced today that it is offering a 74-bed motel -- which it recently bought to re-purpose as housing for the homeless -- to federal, state, or local officials to temporarily house and treat coronavirus patients. ... read more »
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