The coronavirus surge convinced Los Angeles Unified School District leaders that even with precautions and social distancing, the risk was too high to open up campuses on Aug. 18.
L.A. County will be subject to the new restrictions against indoor gatherings and services, as will 28 other counties that are among the most populous in the state.
Orange County Board of Education panel supports reopening schools in the fall but does not recommend increased social distancing or face coverings.
Los Angeles officials have repeatedly ignored a central demand of the activists and protesters who inspired their broader turn away from the status quo in policing: the termination of Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore.
White Californians are much more likely than before to say Blacks, Latinos and Asians are discriminated against, and a majority of survey respondents view California race relations as fair or poor.
The popular Virgil Village restaurant is under scrutiny as charges of kitchen mismanagement surface online.
The U.S. has carried out the first federal execution in nearly two decades, putting to death a man who was convicted of killing an Arkansas family in the 1990s in a plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest
Naya Rivera, the actress best known as Santana Lopez on Fox’s hit musical TV series “Glee,” was found dead Monday after going missing last week on Lake Piru.
Squaw Valley Ski Resort is considering changing its name to remove the word “squaw,” a derogatory term for Native American women.
A federal judge has agreed to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill.
The White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert as President Trump continues to play down the threat posed by the virus and pushes to reopen the economy before the election.
As Texas tries to contain a raging coronavirus outbreak, voters go to the polls for runoff elections that could see a Black nominee for U.S. senator.
Britain backtracks on plans to give Huawei a role in its 5G mobile phone network, a decision that will please President Trump but anger China.
Some real estate investors specialize in combing public records for homes in desirable areas and making lowball offers for “off-market” purchases.
Race in America
The Swingin’ Hermlins, a German group dedicated to American big band music, vow to play nightly online gigs till the end of the coronavirus crisis.
This southeastern Arizona town, once a tourist haven, is struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
Making a living
Job hunting is never easy, but finding work amid the pandemic is “a whole new world.” We’ve got some tips if you’re on the hunt — and inspiration from 10 people who were forced to get creative about how they earn their living. And if you’re concerned about what might happen when you do return to work, here’s what you need to know about workplace safety.
From a seamstress who’s making masks to a restaurateur-turned-personal chef, these Californians are rethinking how they can earn money in the coronavirus economy.
The pandemic in photos
New nonfiction films explore notable stage and screen figures Kaye Ballard, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Trejo and Moni Yakim.
The ‘Glee’ family came together Monday to honor actress Naya Rivera, whose body sheriffs were ‘confident’ they had found in Lake Piru.
Interviews with more than a dozen BIPOC performers and staff at the Groundlings and UCB reveal systemic problems within L.A.'s sketch and improv world.
‘It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly [Preston] has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer,’ John Travolta wrote.
“American Experience: The Vote,” about the fight for women’s suffrage, joins Amazon Prime’s “Hanna” and Netflix’s “Seven Seconds” in this week’s TV picks.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel says losing Rajon Rondo is huge, but believes other players such as Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma will step out to fill in the offensive hole.
Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard spoke to reporters for the first time since March and is ready to continue the team’s momentum in Orlando.
Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus, didn’t travel with Rockets. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is certain things will work out in the bubble.
LAFC rallied late to tie Houston Dynamo 3-3 while Javier “Chicharito” Hernández netted his first MLS goal in the Galaxy’s 2-1 loss to the Portland Timbers in the the MLS Is Back tournament.
Angels right-hander Shohei Ohtani was pleased at his performance on the mound Monday during an intrasquad game.
Hong Kong also ordered gyms and bars to close for a week, restored strict limits on public gatherings and introduced fines for anyone refusing to wear a mask on public transport.
Japan’s government says China is using the coronavirus crisis to expand its influence and take strategic superiority.
Hawaii’s governor says he will delay by one month a plan to waive a 14-day quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers who test negative for COVID-19.
Three Ohio sisters have defied astronomical odds by giving birth on the same day earlier this month.
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