Jan. 25, 2021



All counties will return to the colored tier system of local risk levels. It’s not clear whether rules will be eased in L.A. County, which has become a national epicenter of coronavirus.

As Black and Latino residents continue to bear the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hospital attempts to reach underserved groups.

Why couldn’t some vaccinator from the government — or a healthcare provider it contracts with — knock on the door with a COVID-19 vaccine and stick it in our arms?

People eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine ahead of schedule have flocked to some L.A. clinics, spending hours in an unofficial standby line for doses left over at the end of the day.

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It’s the latest in a string of enforcement efforts officials have lodged against Restauration and its owner in recent weeks.

As Black and Latino residents continue to bear the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hospital attempts to reach underserved groups.

A park visitor’s body was found Jan. 16, the same day she was reported missing. But the discovery was not announced until six days later.

The next storm is expected to reach L.A. by Monday morning after the first in a series of winter storms dropped rain and snow in the region.

In July, So Cal indie label Burger Records shut down after female fans and musicians accused some of bands of sexual misconduct. These are the women’s stories.

The Flaming Lips perform in Oklahoma City with band and audience members isolated in their own “space bubbles.” How they did it.

Finalists for the prizes, whose winners will be announced March 25, include books by Martin Amis, James Shapiro, Raven Leilani and Karla Cornejo Villavicencio.

Tom Brady, arguably the best QB in NFL history, will try to win his seventh title while Patrick Mahomes goes for No. 2 when they meet in Super Bowl LV.

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Distractions and action on social media

From sea shanties and granny squares to the #fufuchallenge, it’s amazing the ways social media can distract us into action. Did you see “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical”? That event raised more than $2 million for COVID relief. The sea-shanty guy even landed a record deal. Meanwhile others have used social media to track down the mob that broke into the Capitol.


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The promise of hydroponics, aeroponics and aquaponics have made cultivation of crops in controlled environments a growth industry.

Sweet orange citrus is enhanced by salty feta, celery and Castelvetrano olives in this simple winter salad.

Tomatomania, Southern California’s harbinger of spring gardening for the last 30 years, is back with a traveling show of more than 200 tomato varieties.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium following their victory Sunday over the Green Bay Packers.

Patrick Mahomes puts in a trademark performance as the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Bills for the AFC title. They will play the Bucs in Super Bowl LV.

Results and highlights from UFC 257, featuring Dustin Poirier’s victory over Conor McGregor by knockout in their lightweight fight on Saturday.

UCLA’s loss to Stanford ended the Bruins’ undefeated run in the Pac-12, and coach Mick Cronin sees no silver lining associated with losing.

Biden has abandoned many of Trump’s hard-line immigration policies. But none of the policy changes do much for people fleeing Central America now.

A senior campaign official says that former White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders plans to run for Arkansas governor.

Police departments across the U.S. are reviewing the behavior of dozens of officers in Washington on the day of the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.

A Wisconsin judge has modified bail conditions for an 18-year-old Illinois man charged with fatally shooting two people during a protest in Kenosha.

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