Aug. 3, 2020


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California has seen an average of 121 deaths per day over the last two weeks. But the number of people hospitalized statewide has fallen about 10% over two weeks, and admissions to intensive-care units have fallen by 5%.

The school day would last from 9 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. It would include daily live online interaction, small group work and independent work as well as time to focus on the social and emotional needs of students.

Dr. James M. Heaps, 67, faces a total of 20 felonies related to sex crimes alleged by seven of his former patients at his UCLA Health practice.

The quake was reported Monday afternoon at 3:18 p.m. Pacific time in Placentia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Social media identified the 18-year-old as one of two people killed in a crash early Sunday. CSUN said the other victim was student Ezekial Bishop.

The St. Louis Cardinals-Detroit Tigers series was postponed Monday after 13 members of the Cardinals organization tested positive for the coronavirus.

Californian donors are spending tens of millions on other states’ Senate races, including Mitch McConnell’s, Susan Collins’ and Lindsey Graham’s.

As California grapples with a deluge of requests for unemployment benefits during the pandemic, government workers tasked with processing claims say they are hampered by outdated technology, bureaucratic red tape and a shortage of trained staff.

California may soon pass a law to ban the import of “trophy” animal parts from Africa. Activists are targeting an L.A. hunter whose hunt was captured on video.

Five residents allege in a lawsuit that LAPD officers labeled them gang members without evidence as part of a pattern of corruption that has caused irreparable harm to them and others.

In trying to persuade judge, Manhattan prosecutor cites public reports of ‘extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.’

President Trump said the federal government will have to be paid a “substantial amount of money” as part of any acquisition of TikTok by Microsoft.


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Working through a pandemic

Not sure whether you’re ready to return to the workplace? We have answers to common legal questions, including this: Can you sue if you get sick at work? If you’re staying home, you might be able to get a tax deduction for your office supplies. For many parents, whether working from home or going in, child care is complicated.

Many, especially those backed by labor unions, push back against returning to their workplaces, citing employers’ failures to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.


This marks the first round of new tax credits under the extended California film and television tax credit program, which runs through 2025. Production restart remains ‘slow and steady.’

“Moesha,” newly streaming on Netflix, leads this week’s TV recommendations from the Los Angeles Times.

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has weighed in on the recent film adaptation of “Cats,” his hit musical that premiered in 1981. Spoiler: He wasn’t a fan.

Actress Keke Palmer opened up to Andy Cohen about her “Good Morning America” show, “Strahan, Sara and Keke,” getting canceled earlier this year.

Two-way player Shohei Ohtani was diagnosed Monday with a strained right elbow and won’t pitch until mid-September at the earliest. However, he could DH soon.

Chris Smith’s return means that the core of a team that won 11 of its last 14 games during coach Mick Cronin’s debut season will come back intact for the 2020-21 season.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Dany Garcia and RedBird Capital have acquired the XFL, a spring football league that filed for bankruptcy in April.

A group of Pac-12 football players issue a list of demands and threaten to boycott season. It’s time for colleges to take notice and help the players.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center warned oceanside home dwellers to brace for storm surge, and the Carolinas aren’t the only states at risk.

The family of politician John Hume, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in his native Northern Ireland, says he has died.

South Africa has exceeded half a million confirmed coronavirus cases, giving it more than 50% of all coronavirus infections on the African continent.

Authorities say an Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 29 people.


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