Los Angeles County reports record number of deaths

Dennis Romero5h ago / 2:41 AM UTCPublic health officials say Los Angeles County it set a one-day record for coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday: 318.It came as the U.S. set a single-day record Thursday of 4,110 cases, according to an NBC News tally.California also posted a one-day record Thursday with 604 deaths.The U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force…Continue Reading

In Los Angeles and Beyond, Oxygen Is the Latest Covid Bottleneck

As Los Angeles hospitals give record numbers of covid patients oxygen, the systems and equipment needed to deliver the life-sustaining gas are faltering. It’s gotten so bad that Los Angeles County officials are warning paramedics to conserve it. Some hospitals are having to delay releasing patients as they don’t have enough oxygen equipment to send…Continue Reading

Los Angeles County prosecutors file lawsuit against new district attorney over justice reform efforts

The union representing Los Angeles County prosecutors has sued their boss, newly elected District Attorney George Gascón, over his attempt to impose justice reforms.The lawsuit filed in L.A. County Superior Court on Wednesday aims to gut Gascón’s platform by proposing to end his mandate to stop seeking prior felony conviction enhancements, including for gun possession,…Continue Reading

Shut Down of Los Angeles COVID-19 Test Site for Film Shoot Sparks Social Media Backlash

UPDATE, 1:00 AM, Dec. 1: Shortly after midnight, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti reversed a decision to cancel COVID-19 testing at Union Station on Tuesday, and said that all 504 scheduled appointments have been restored. “Working with @LAFD, @Curative & @MetroLosAngeles, my team has worked to reopen testing at Union Station on Tuesday. The 504…Continue Reading

Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: Fauci, L.A. Officials Warn Of “A Surge On Top Of A Surge in 2-3 Weeks” After Thanksgiving Gatherings, Travel; Would Be “Worst Case Scenario” Realized

“We expect unfortunately, as we go into the next couple of weeks into December, that we might see a surge superimposed on top of the surge that we’re already in.” That was Dr. Anthony Fauci on Meet the Press this past Sunday. See a clip of Fauci’s comments below. His concerns were echoed on Monday…Continue Reading

Los Angeles and Google partner on ‘Tree Canopy’ project

Electrical power lines are seen in Los Angeles on August 19, 2020 during a triple-digit heatwave Los Angeles and Google have struck a partnership to track canopy density in the huge metropolis to determine which neighborhoods need more trees as a means of fighting extreme temperatures. Vegetation, notably tree canopy coverage, plays a key role…Continue Reading

Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: Health Official Says L.A. Crowds Celebrating Biden Win Likely To Infect Others, Should Quarantine

The streets of Los Angeles and cities across the country were packed with throngs celebrating Joe Biden’s presidential win this weekend. Thousands of revelers descended on downtown Los Angeles and other Southland communities to celebrate the victory of former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump.    Spontaneous and peaceful celebrations were also held…Continue Reading

Los Angeles & DC Businesses Brace for Election Day Chaos, Board Up Windows

Businesses throughout major cities in America, particularly in California and Washington D.C., are bracing for what is expected to be a chaotic Election Day full of protests. Bill Melugin, a journalist for Fox 11 Los Angeles, shared photos to Twitter on Thursday that showed concerned business owners boarding up their windows to avoid damage from…Continue Reading

Los Angeles Dodgers win their 1st World Series title since 1988 with a 3-1 Game 6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic. They started the party without Justin Turner, too, after their star received a positive COVID-19…Continue Reading