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L.A. Memories Of Little Richard From A Writer Who Knew Him Well

L.A. Memories Of Little Richard From A Writer Who Knew Him Well

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A Fifth Of California's Nurses Are Filipino. Their Burden Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Fast Emerging

A Fifth Of California's Nurses Are Filipino. Their Burden Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Fast Emerging

California's health care system has more Filipino American nurses than anywhere else in the country. They're populating the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19.

'Everything Happened All At Once': Can California Cities Weather The COVID Recession?

'Everything Happened All At Once': Can California Cities Weather The COVID Recession?

For local governments still sporting the budgetary scars of the last "once in a generation" recession, this downturn is at once familiar -- forcing elected leaders to cut, furlough and delay -- and entirely new.

Mis Ángeles: How My 60-Year-Old Immigrant Mom Is Excelling In Quarantine

Mis Ángeles: How My 60-Year-Old Immigrant Mom Is Excelling In Quarantine

I shouldn't be surprised that my mother has finally discovered things like YouTube, Facebook and Pinterest.

Cities Are Limiting Car Traffic To Give People More Space To Safely Walk. Why Was A Plan Postponed In LA?

Cities Are Limiting Car Traffic To Give People More Space To Safely Walk. Why Was A Plan Postponed In LA?

A grassroots proposal was set to launch in a West L.A. neighborhood last week. Mayor Garcetti put the brakes on it.

Why We're Facing A Coronavirus 'Mental Health Pandemic'

Why We're Facing A Coronavirus 'Mental Health Pandemic'

"What we're experiencing right now is a persistent, chronic, ubiquitous threat that doesn't really have an off switch," one expert says.

Coronavirus In LA: Your No-Panic Guide To Daily Life And The New (And Changing) Rules

Coronavirus In LA: Your No-Panic Guide To Daily Life And The New (And Changing) Rules

We're committed to being your long-term guide to the new normal in Los Angeles and Southern California.

Meet The NASA Engineer Fighting For His Uighur Homeland In China

Meet The NASA Engineer Fighting For His Uighur Homeland In China

As Coronavirus spreads across the globe, Uighur exiles worry about family and friends inside Xinjiang's detention camps.

New LA County Report Gives Most Detailed Picture Yet Of COVID-19's Harsh Toll On Poor And Non-White Angelenos

New LA County Report Gives Most Detailed Picture Yet Of COVID-19's Harsh Toll On Poor And Non-White Angelenos

Once adjusted for age, Latinos make up close to half of all COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County.

Government-Run Homeless Camps Could Come To LA

Government-Run Homeless Camps Could Come To LA

It would be a massive shift in how we manage homelessness, providing immediate, if temporary, relief.

LA Actors Are Losing Unemployment Benefits Based On Work They Did Years Ago

LA Actors Are Losing Unemployment Benefits Based On Work They Did Years Ago

Residuals are coming back to haunt professional actors during the coronavirus pandemic.

California Just Revealed A $54.3 Billion Deficit -- Signaling Deep Cuts Ahead

California Just Revealed A $54.3 Billion Deficit -- Signaling Deep Cuts Ahead

California faces an unprecedented $54.3 billion deficit. Finance officials announce the unemployment rate could reach 18%, worse than the Great Recession. Schools, health care and safety-net programs face devastating cuts as state and local officials seek additional federal stimulus.

LA Trails And Golf Courses Can Reopen Saturday, Retailers Can Start Curbside Service Friday

LA Trails And Golf Courses Can Reopen Saturday, Retailers Can Start Curbside Service Friday

The mayor said his change of heart from the day before was not due to political pressure.

Your Baby Might Hate Tummy Time But They Need It

Your Baby Might Hate Tummy Time But They Need It

Tummy time for babies can strengthen muscles and help them learn to crawl. Here are some tips to make that more pleasant for everyone.

An ICU Nurse On Treating Coronavirus Patients: 'Some Of Them Are Dying And They're Dying Alone'

An ICU Nurse On Treating Coronavirus Patients: 'Some Of Them Are Dying And They're Dying Alone'

She told us she is often FaceTiming with a patient's relatives, as they take their last breath. She's going to a therapist to cope with the anxiety.

Santa Monica Is Shrinking City Government Because Of 'Devastating' Effects Of Coronavirus

Santa Monica Is Shrinking City Government Because Of 'Devastating' Effects Of Coronavirus

A massive, long-term budget shortfall is forcing city leaders to shrink staff and cut services like library hours.

Quick Tips On How To Stay Sane In A Pandemic, From A Psychologist

Quick Tips On How To Stay Sane In A Pandemic, From A Psychologist

A few tips and tricks for you and your kids.

A Fifth Of California's Nurses Are Filipino. Their Burden Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Fast Emerging.

A Fifth Of California's Nurses Are Filipino. Their Burden Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Fast Emerging.

California's health care system has more Filipino American nurses than anywhere else in the country. They're populating the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19.

COVID-19 Price Tag For California State University: $337 Million, And Rising

COVID-19 Price Tag For California State University: $337 Million, And Rising

Financial hits to the 23-campus system include lost revenue from dorms, parking and bookstores, and extra costs for cleaning and online instruction.

California Wires Mask Dealer Half A Billion Dollars, Then Claws It Back

California Wires Mask Dealer Half A Billion Dollars, Then Claws It Back

It's a look into the chaotic marketplace as states combat a pandemic: California's massive deal with novice medical supplier Blue Flame mysteriously falls apart, and Maryland calls for an investigation into the company's conduct there.

A Bell High School Teacher Reflects On The Curse Of 'Interesting Times'

A Bell High School Teacher Reflects On The Curse Of 'Interesting Times'

For the first of our 'Diary of LA' series, film production and journalism teacher Roy Lansdown reflects on the old chestnut: "May you live in interesting times."

Negotiating Coronavirus Risk With Ex-Spouses, Stepchildren And Roommates

Negotiating Coronavirus Risk With Ex-Spouses, Stepchildren And Roommates

How do you navigate daily life when you have to consult many people to get agreement?

Masks, Smaller Classes And No Hugs: What Child Care Looks Like Right Now

Masks, Smaller Classes And No Hugs: What Child Care Looks Like Right Now

Gov. Gavin Newsom says available child care will be key to reopening California, but child care providers are still grappling with new safety guidelines.

California Is Suing Uber And Lyft Over How They Treat Drivers

California Is Suing Uber And Lyft Over How They Treat Drivers

The case has been in the works for months, but prosecutors say the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the lack of protections and benefits for rideshare drivers.

Curbside Pick-Up Could Soon Be Allowed For Many LA Businesses. But Some Say It Won't Help Much

Curbside Pick-Up Could Soon Be Allowed For Many LA Businesses. But Some Say It Won't Help Much

Until big, public celebrations return, one flower shop owner doesn't see much improvement for her business.

Disney Earnings Plunge 93% Amid Shuttered Theme Parks And Movie Theaters

Disney Earnings Plunge 93% Amid Shuttered Theme Parks And Movie Theaters

One of the most successful media companies on the planet has a big problem in the COVID-19 era: Most of its business depends on large crowds.

Dispatches From Our 'Diary Of LA' Project

Dispatches From Our 'Diary Of LA' Project

So far we've received more than a dozen submissions. Help us tell the story of L.A.!

Community Colleges In LA, Santa Monica Say Fall Classes Will Be Online 

Community Colleges In LA, Santa Monica Say Fall Classes Will Be Online 

Community colleges are weighing national health directives, state emergency announcements, and whether they can carry out social distancing in classrooms.

Democrats Say Black Voters Are Being Disenfranchised In The Special Election To Replace Katie Hill In Congress

Democrats Say Black Voters Are Being Disenfranchised In The Special Election To Replace Katie Hill In Congress

L.A. County has no vote centers planned for Lancaster, a diverse L.A. suburb with a high proportion of African American voters.

Why LA Sheriff Villanueva Is Closing Patrol Stations And Bureaus

Why LA Sheriff Villanueva Is Closing Patrol Stations And Bureaus

The Sheriff wanted $3.9 billion for his department for the next fiscal year. The Board of Supervisors approved $3.5 billion.

An OC Barbershop Says Choice Was 'Open, Or Let Our Dream Die'

An OC Barbershop Says Choice Was 'Open, Or Let Our Dream Die'

How can you keep a six foot distance while cutting hair? You can't.

LAUSD Will Offer Summer School To All, 'No Decisions' Yet When Campuses Will Reopen

LAUSD Will Offer Summer School To All, 'No Decisions' Yet When Campuses Will Reopen

LAUSD's leader talked plans for an expanded summer school program -- but said it's too early to say when in-person instruction will resume.

EMT's Can Now Work At LA Nursing Homes, Helping Fill Staff Shortages

EMT's Can Now Work At LA Nursing Homes, Helping Fill Staff Shortages

Some nursing homes have faced staffing shortages, and with many EMT's furloughed, it was a natural fit.

The Legacy of Bobby Lee Verdugo, A Leader Of East LA Walkouts

The Legacy of Bobby Lee Verdugo, A Leader Of East LA Walkouts

After he helped lead the 1968 student walkouts in LA, Bobby Lee Verdugo went onto a lifetime of advocating for young Latinos.

California's Sobering Coronavirus Testing Dysfunction. Every Lab -- And County -- For Itself

California's Sobering Coronavirus Testing Dysfunction. Every Lab -- And County -- For Itself

A mix of commercial and public labs are responsible for testing in California, and supply chain limitations have plagued them all.

The Battle Of The Beaches. A Look At Huntington Beach On Saturday

The Battle Of The Beaches. A Look At Huntington Beach On Saturday

Here's what the scene looked like on Saturday, May 2, after Gov. Newsom ordered the Orange County beaches to close.

Local Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Cancelled Reservations And Empty Properties

Local Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Cancelled Reservations And Empty Properties

With Airbnb reservations cancelled during the pandemic, many hosts are suffering huge financial losses, unless they can find monthly renters.

COVID-Plagued California Nursing Homes Often Had Problems In Past

COVID-Plagued California Nursing Homes Often Had Problems In Past

Nursing homes with COVID-19 infections tend to violate health rules more often and have more complaints and fines, records show. But infections also plague highly rated facilities -- while sparing some low-ranked ones.

What It Was Like Friday At The Crowded Huntington Beach Demonstration

What It Was Like Friday At The Crowded Huntington Beach Demonstration

Sharon McNary, covering her first in-person event since the stay-at-home orders went into effect, wore one her N-95 masks to be, as she said "safe-ish."

Freelancers: Your Side Hustle Could Hurt Your Unemployment Claim

Freelancers: Your Side Hustle Could Hurt Your Unemployment Claim

Freelancers who got even a little income from traditional employers are getting low-balled by the unemployment system. Here's why.

A Coronavirus May Day: Zoom Calls And A Car Caravan

A Coronavirus May Day: Zoom Calls And A Car Caravan

"There is no economy without our service workers out there every day risking their lives," says a union leader.

What We Know And Still Don't Know About Who Is Being Killed By Coronavirus In LA

What We Know And Still Don't Know About Who Is Being Killed By Coronavirus In LA

So far, LA County's COVID-19 victims have been adults -- but we've been comparing the death rate in communities of color to their general population. We looked at the impacts of the pandemic among just adults in several communities, and here's what we found.

Do-It-Yourself Cheek Swab Tested As Next Best Thing To Detect Coronavirus

Do-It-Yourself Cheek Swab Tested As Next Best Thing To Detect Coronavirus

Los Angeles County is providing thousands of coronavirus self-testing kits to its citizens, but public health officials are leery of the shortage of data on whether this easier method ― in which an individual swabs his or her own cheek ― is as reliable as a less comfortable but well-established technique.

Asked To Leave Dorms, Housing Insecure Students Struggle To Stay Enrolled

Asked To Leave Dorms, Housing Insecure Students Struggle To Stay Enrolled

Cal State University policies on allowing students to remain in dorms vary by campus.

When DWP Needed Special Masks, DIY To The Rescue

When DWP Needed Special Masks, DIY To The Rescue

The DWP cut up new fire-resistant clothing to relieve a shortage of mask-making fabric.

Some Cities Relax Eviction Rules As Pressure Mounts From Landlords

Some Cities Relax Eviction Rules As Pressure Mounts From Landlords

It all makes for a confusing situation for tenants and property owners, with a mix of actions from state courts, cities, and counties in recent weeks.

Study Estimates 1 In 5 Californians Have Applied For Unemployment

Study Estimates 1 In 5 Californians Have Applied For Unemployment

The California Policy Lab analysis finds one out of three workers in the hotel and food services industries have applied for benefits.

In LA County, Pacific Islanders Are Dying From Coronavirus At A Rate 12 Times Higher Than Whites. These Leaders Are Fighting Back

In LA County, Pacific Islanders Are Dying From Coronavirus At A Rate 12 Times Higher Than Whites. These Leaders Are Fighting Back

No other Pacific Islander hub has been worse-hit than its largest, Los Angeles County. It's home to 11 of the 17 Pacific Islanders who've died in the state.

LAist Is Facing A Financial Crisis. We Need Your Help

LAist Is Facing A Financial Crisis. We Need Your Help

We're now bracing for an expected 25% drop in our revenue -- a frankly terrifying forecast for our mission-driven newsroom.

How Coronavirus Is Busting California's $187 Million Census Campaign

How Coronavirus Is Busting California's $187 Million Census Campaign

Despite investing more than any other state, California's response rate is off more than 10% from the final 2010 count. Even with extensions, there's a possibility for a record low turnout that would sink the state's $187 million investment.

Married To An Immigrant Without A Social Security Number? A Civil Rights Group Is Fighting For Your Stimulus Check

Married To An Immigrant Without A Social Security Number? A Civil Rights Group Is Fighting For Your Stimulus Check

California couples are among those being denied pandemic relief. Civil rights group MALDEF has filed a federal lawsuit to overturn the policy.

Some Californians Have Already Run Out Of Unemployment Benefits -- And Can't Get Extensions (Yet)

Some Californians Have Already Run Out Of Unemployment Benefits -- And Can't Get Extensions (Yet)

The state's new unemployment program for self-employed workers is off to a rocky start. And some jobless Californians remain shut out of the website.

Could Digital Contact Tracing Help In The Fight Against Coronavirus?

Could Digital Contact Tracing Help In The Fight Against Coronavirus?

Will "digital contact tracing" really be effective, and is it worth your privacy?

Throwing A Spotlight On Women Prison Inmates' Coronavirus Fears

Throwing A Spotlight On Women Prison Inmates' Coronavirus Fears

"Women are still considered second-class citizens, and when we become incarcerated, we're forgotten," says an advocate.

It's Getting Hot Out There. But Rising Temperatures Probably Won't Kill The Coronavirus.

It's Getting Hot Out There. But Rising Temperatures Probably Won't Kill The Coronavirus.

Even in places where it's already hot, COVID-19 continues to spread.

Hot Weather Means Unhealthy Air, Even With Shutdown

Hot Weather Means Unhealthy Air, Even With Shutdown

Just last month we were celebrating our clean air, now it's looking a bit polluted.

Why More Than Half Of Terminal Island's Inmates Have Coronavirus

Why More Than Half Of Terminal Island's Inmates Have Coronavirus

L.A. County has started testing all local inmates.

White House's Social Distancing Guidelines Will Be 'Fading Out,' Trump Says

White House's Social Distancing Guidelines Will Be 'Fading Out,' Trump Says

The administration said the existing social distancing recommendations are being incorporated by governors into their new future plans.

As Domestic Violence Spikes In LA, This Team Delivers Food And Toys To Help

As Domestic Violence Spikes In LA, This Team Delivers Food And Toys To Help

Staff at L.A.'s Violence Intervention Program (VIP) has started phoning abuse victims to ask what they need to relieve some of the stress caused by the pandemic.

More Than Half Of LA Child Care Centers Closed. Who Is Watching The Kids Of Essential Workers?

More Than Half Of LA Child Care Centers Closed. Who Is Watching The Kids Of Essential Workers?

And even if you find child care, there's still the question of how to pay for it.

Coronavirus Is Causing A 'Learning Loss' Crisis -- So California May Cut Short Summer Break

Coronavirus Is Causing A 'Learning Loss' Crisis -- So California May Cut Short Summer Break

Gov. Gavin Newsom is considering asking schools to begin a new academic year as early as late July -- though no decisions have been made yet.

Your Questions About Filing For Unemployment As A Self-Employed Californian, Answered

Your Questions About Filing For Unemployment As A Self-Employed Californian, Answered

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, minimum benefits, wait times -- experts answer your questions about filing as an independent contractor.

In Lawsuits, UC and Cal State Students Demand Refunds Of Fees For On-Campus Services

In Lawsuits, UC and Cal State Students Demand Refunds Of Fees For On-Campus Services

The class-action lawsuits seek the refund of unused portions of fees for campus services such as student health and academic support.

Lighter Traffic Means Ramped Up Road Repairs -- For Now

Lighter Traffic Means Ramped Up Road Repairs -- For Now

Road crews can work faster when fewer people are driving, but less traffic could translate to less money for future repairs.

LA Expands Free Coronavirus Testing To Taxi, Public Transit, And Rideshare Drivers

LA Expands Free Coronavirus Testing To Taxi, Public Transit, And Rideshare Drivers

Mayor Garcetti said drivers can get the free test even without having symptoms.

Coronavirus In LA: Your No-Panic Guide To Daily Life And The New (And Changing) Rules

Coronavirus In LA: Your No-Panic Guide To Daily Life And The New (And Changing) Rules

We're committed to being your long-term guide to the new normal in Los Angeles and Southern California.

Supervisors Worry Budget Cuts Will Hurt LA County's 'Post-Pandemic World'

Supervisors Worry Budget Cuts Will Hurt LA County's 'Post-Pandemic World'

CEO Sachi Hamai says her budget recommendation for L.A. County will be drastically revised because of coronavirus. County leaders are hoping for a helping hand from the feds.

Coronavirus Is Killing SoCal Nursing Home Workers

Coronavirus Is Killing SoCal Nursing Home Workers

New data shows that the people who work with the elderly are dying at a higher rate than other frontline health workers in L.A. County.

Coronavirus Map: Over 6.2M Cases Worldwide; In LA County, More Than 56K Cases

Coronavirus Map: Over 6.2M Cases Worldwide; In LA County, More Than 56K Cases

We're compiling the latest numbers on confirmed cases of COVID-19. This story is updated frequently.

10 SoCal Businesses Are Suing Big Banks Over Federal Coronavirus Loans

10 SoCal Businesses Are Suing Big Banks Over Federal Coronavirus Loans

The suits claim the banks prioritized large companies for loans, violating the intent of the Paycheck Protection Program.

A 'Work Sharing' Plan Could Save Your Job -- And CA Is Fixing Its Archaic System

A 'Work Sharing' Plan Could Save Your Job -- And CA Is Fixing Its Archaic System

Some employers have struggled to apply for California's Work Sharing Program, which economists say could save jobs during a recession. But officials say improvements are coming soon.

LA Could Lose A Congressional Seat -- Here's Why

LA Could Lose A Congressional Seat -- Here's Why

The 2020 census could reshape L.A.'s congressional district lines. The slow-growing 27th District in the San Gabriel Valley -- where Asians make up a plurality of the population-- is looking particularly vulnerable.

The Human Toll of LA's Slow Exide Cleanup

The Human Toll of LA's Slow Exide Cleanup

The five-year cleanup of a lead-contamination zone is a story of confusion, shifting goalposts, missed deadlines and bloated budgets.

No Right Answers: How Schools Are Grading Students During The Coronavirus

No Right Answers: How Schools Are Grading Students During The Coronavirus

LAUSD won't give out 'F's' this semester. Other districts are relaxing grading policies, too.

Fight to Shrink California's Incarcerated Population During Pandemic Heads To The Courts

Fight to Shrink California's Incarcerated Population During Pandemic Heads To The Courts

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Gov. Newsom and Attorney General Becerra to reduce the number of people held at county jails, juvenile halls and immigrant detention centers.

Here's What Huntington Beach Looked Like On Saturday (Hint: Not Empty)

Here's What Huntington Beach Looked Like On Saturday (Hint: Not Empty)

The heat wave had Huntington Beach lifeguards expecting tens of thousands of people to flock the beach this weekend.

Hundreds Of Migrant Children Held In SoCal Expected To Be Released Because Of Pandemic

Hundreds Of Migrant Children Held In SoCal Expected To Be Released Because Of Pandemic

A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must promptly turn over migrant children to sponsors to protect them from COVID-19. 

Bad News For One Path To LA Reopening: WHO Finds 'No Evidence' Recovered COVID-19 Patients Are Immune

Bad News For One Path To LA Reopening: WHO Finds 'No Evidence' Recovered COVID-19 Patients Are Immune

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti had mentioned establishing who is immune as one possible facet of a reopening strategy.

Coronavirus Detectives: Here's How Counties Are Trying To Track Everyone Exposed

Coronavirus Detectives: Here's How Counties Are Trying To Track Everyone Exposed

California needs thousands of contact tracers. But counties and cities are overwhelmed and understaffed. "Woefully inadequate," said one public health director.

OC Nursing Homes Are Latest Coronavirus Hot Spot

OC Nursing Homes Are Latest Coronavirus Hot Spot

While L.A. moves toward testing all nursing home staff and residents, Orange County is testing only those with symptoms.

Lawsuit Claims LA County Fails to Protect Jail Inmates from Coronavirus

Lawsuit Claims LA County Fails to Protect Jail Inmates from Coronavirus

The plaintiff's attorney says: 'Prisoners are going to die at an incredible rate unless something is done to address these horrible conditions.'

Trump: 'We Are Getting Through This Challenge'

Trump: 'We Are Getting Through This Challenge'

At a short briefing Friday afternoon at the White House, President Trump touted the federal government's "aggressive strategy."

Mis Ángeles: Meet The Woman Who Answers Questions For Undocumented Angelenos

Mis Ángeles: Meet The Woman Who Answers Questions For Undocumented Angelenos

Jessica Huerta fields questions like these: If I get a COVID-19 test, will I go on a list? Even if I get a positive test, how will I pay for the treatment?

Even Harder Than Shutting Down: How Does Newsom Reopen California?

Even Harder Than Shutting Down: How Does Newsom Reopen California?

As California gradually reopens amid a pandemic that has killed nearly 48,000 Americans and left more than 3 million Californians unemployed, Gov. Gavin Newsom is faced with his toughest decisions yet: When and how do we return to normal?

Trump's Latest Immigration Ban Takes Effect Today, Targeting Green Card Seekers

Trump's Latest Immigration Ban Takes Effect Today, Targeting Green Card Seekers

Thousands of SoCal families have sponsored relatives to come to the U.S. legally with green cards. Many have waited years. President Trump's latest immigration ban puts their visas on hold.

Here's How LA's Armenian Community Is Remembering The Genocide During Coronavirus 

Here's How LA's Armenian Community Is Remembering The Genocide During Coronavirus 

Instead of attending marches and public events, Armenian Americans will mark the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by donating to charity and tuning in to virtual commemorations. 

When 'Safer At Home' Comes At A Risk. Health Hazards Lurk For Some Low-Income Renters

When 'Safer At Home' Comes At A Risk. Health Hazards Lurk For Some Low-Income Renters

Health hazards lurking in substandard housing -- lead, roaches, black mold, water leaks, faulty wiring -- pose serious threats even in normal times. Their impact could be intensified in the age of COVID-19.

California Cities Warn Of 'Great Depression' From Looming $7 Billion Budget Chasm

California Cities Warn Of 'Great Depression' From Looming $7 Billion Budget Chasm

Without a major fiscal shot in the arm from the federal government, nine in 10 California cities report they be forced to lay off or furlough staff, decrease services or both.

CA-25 Special Election: Who Will Represent This District During The Coronavirus Pandemic And Recovery?

CA-25 Special Election: Who Will Represent This District During The Coronavirus Pandemic And Recovery?

We talked to candidates Christy Smith and Mike Garcia about their plans for California's 25th district, the coronavirus crisis, and how to (safely) get back to normal life.

White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefs Amid Historic Job Loss

White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefs Amid Historic Job Loss

More than 4 million more people filed for unemployment, according to statistics released by the Labor Department, bringing the approximate total of Americans out of work to around 26 million.

In OC, Coronavirus-Related Racism Toward Asians Leads To Calls For Action

In OC, Coronavirus-Related Racism Toward Asians Leads To Calls For Action

Hundreds sign a letter calling on the OC Board of Supervisors to denounce racist acts, including incidents at local schools.

LA Says Yes To Rental Help, But No to A Citywide Rent Hike Freeze

LA Says Yes To Rental Help, But No to A Citywide Rent Hike Freeze

The L.A. City Council sets up a fund to help low-income tenants with their rent, up to a maximum of $3,000.

'What Is The State Hiding?' ACLU Pushes For More Details On Coronavirus Cases, Testing

'What Is The State Hiding?' ACLU Pushes For More Details On Coronavirus Cases, Testing

Traditionally marginalized groups have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Advocates want more demographic data to see who has been tested and who has died.

Facebook Allows Advertisers To Target People Who Appear Interested In Pseudoscience

Facebook Allows Advertisers To Target People Who Appear Interested In Pseudoscience

While vowing to police COVID-19 misinformation on its platform, Facebook let advertisers target users interested in 'pseudoscience'

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