July 13, 2020


L.A. County will be subject to the new restrictions against indoor gatherings and services, as will all other Southern California counties, other than San Luis Obispo.

Based on where the body was found and its physical description, authorities are confident it is that of the 33-year-old, Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said at an afternoon news conference.

Officials said that, at L.A. schools that do reopen, children must wear face coverings and use hand sanitizer. Sports with no physical distancing are banned.

New odds mean a large quake on the Garlock fault is much more likely and the chance of a large quake on the San Andreas has also increased.

Coronavirus hospitalizations in California are at an all-time high. Doctors and nurses at some hospitals say their long-feared nightmare has arrived.

Two adults and two teenagers have been charged with murder in the death of New York rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in February at a home in the Hollywood Hills.

Orange County Board of Education panel supports reopening schools in the fall but does not recommend increased social distancing or face coverings.

Los Angeles on Monday will launch a five-day application period for a rent relief program aimed at helping tenants during the coronavirus pandemic.

The UC, California State and Community Colleges systems join the fight to stop U.S. officials from barring international students if classes are online.

Federal prosecutors have alleged, without mentioning her by name, that L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar’s mother helped him launder bribe money.

For many, San Gabriel Mission church was where they went to Mass, married, celebrated. For others, it’s a reminder of brutal domination of Native Americans.

The Trump administration is escalating its actions against China by rejecting nearly all of Beijing’s significant maritime claims in the South China Sea.

The Washington Redskins football team announced that it is dropping the name after decades of protest from Native Americans.

‘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.

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What exactly will college look like when school starts in the fall? Everything from dorm life to lecture halls are being reimagined with social distancing in mind. Staying connected to your friends and community will be more important than ever, but should go beyond just social media. Student media, group chats and Zoom — in moderation — will be key to student life in the age of coronavirus.

Last school year, you might have spent weeknights in a study room with poor circulation, surrounded by friends as you crammed for exams.

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The ‘Glee’ family came together Monday to honor actress Naya Rivera, whose body sheriffs were ‘confident’ they had found in Lake Piru.

“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.

Highland Park has long been the heart of L.A.'s musical bohemia, home to Chicano punk and Billie Eilish. Now, COVID-19 threatens the scene’s very existence.

An annual PwC report on the podcast industry projects that ad revenues will increase nearly 15% in 2020, piercing $1 billion, versus a pre-pandemic forecast of 29.6%.

The Washington Redskins are changing their controversial name. Possible new monikers include the RedWolves, Warriors or RedTails.

The Galaxy will face the Portland Timbers while LAFC will take on the Houston Dynamo in their opening matches of the MLS Is Back tournament Monday.

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.

China is banning entry to U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz over their criticism of its policies toward minority groups, including Muslim Uighurs.

Video showing a Pennsylvania police officer with his knee on a man’s neck trying to restrain him has prompted protests.

Pope Francis says he is pained over Turkey’s decision to change Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia, built as a Christian cathedral, from a museum to a mosque.


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