Next week, LA County will vote on a three-year pilot program that would send direct payments to 1,000 residents of $1,000 per month - at least.
Tinhorn Flats said it would continue to defy public-health rules, using its own generator to serve customers.
Some fast-food restaurants in Los Angeles County failed to follow COVID-19 protocols and kept infections a secret, according to a new report.
Doctors in Los Angeles County are bracing themselves for a likely rise in an already surging number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Physicians told Business Insider that their hospitals are running through multiple contingency plans to figure out how to best treat patients, maintain supplies, and keep healthcare workers safe. […]
Los Angeles County public health officials said Thursday that 148 people had died from COVID-19. It is the second day in a row that the largest county in the US set a record for deaths from the novel coronavirus. “A person now dies every 10 minutes in LA County from […]
Over 3,100 people are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, public health officials said Tuesday. The number of people hospitalized has risen by nearly 1,000 in just over a week. “Right now, too many people in our community are infected with COVID-19, and it is irresponsible and dangerous […]
Los Angeles food service workers are eligible to receive a one-time $US800 payment, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday. The money will come from Garcetti’s nonprofit, The Mayor’s Fund, and be provided to 4,000 low-income workers. The sum of $US800 is just enough to pay for two weeks’ rent on average […]
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to pay a $US14 million settlement to immigrants who were unlawfully detained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Between 2010 and 2014, more than 18,500 people were held past their release date from jail at the request of US […]
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick hosted a party at his Los Angeles home amid a surge in coronavirus cases in the region, according to Vanity Fair. The party was “smaller” that past parties Kalanick has hosted and took place outside, Vanity Fair reports. California has seen a spike in coronavirus […]
A Ralphs supermarket employee in Central Los Angeles was suspended for five days after an altercation that occurred on July 15. The employee confronted a man about wearing a face-covering in the store. The man refused and rammed her with a shopping cart. The employee pepper-sprayed the man and called […]
In an interview with Business Insider, Los Angeles Apparel CEO Dov Charney flatly denied that there’s an outbreak of COVID-19 at his company, claiming instead that he’s a victim of politics. “I’m alleging that certain people at the department are misleading the public because they’re looking for a political win,” […]
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said that the city is “on the brink” of another stay-at-home order on Sunday. During an appearance on CNN, Garcetti criticised a lack of national leadership on stopping COVID-19. Last week, Los Angeles County broke its record for a single day, with more than 4,500 new […]
The Whole Foods grocery store in the Silver Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles is reporting multiple cases of COVID-19. A spokesperson for the Amazon-owned company confirmed the cases in a statement to Business Insider. “We’ve been working closely with our store Team Members, and are supporting the diagnosed Team Members, […]
Dov Charney, the disgraced founder of American Apparel, was ordered to cease production at this new company, Los Angeles Apparel. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said there were “flagrant” health violations at the company’s factory. The department accused Los Angeles Apparel of replacing sick workers with new […]
A negative COVID-19 test result is “not a passport to party,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday. Los Angeles County reported just under 2,500 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the seven-day average for positive test results jumping to 10.4%, a number not seen since mid-April. Over 2,000 people […]
Terron Boone was shot dead by the police in a confrontation in a Rosamond, California, parking lot Wednesday afternoon, according to a family representative. Boone is the half brother of Robert Fuller, a Black man whose body was found hanging from a tree in Palmdale, California, last week. Local authorities […]
“I want to get it open as soon as possible,” President Donald Trump said Friday, announcing the creation of a task force aimed at getting the country back to business as usual. The announcement came the same day it was announced that 2,000 people had died of COVID-19 in the […]