Jan. 27, 2021

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With strict limits on indoor commerce, some businesses bent or broke public health rules to serve their customers. Owners say they had little choice.

Here is what you can do — and what you should not do — as COVID-19 restrictions are eased in Los Angeles County.

Elementary school campuses in L.A. County could be eligible to reopen in less than a month if local infection rates continue to drop, a top county health officials says.

L.A. County officials said they are concerned about low COVID-19 vaccination numbers among healthcare workers in South L.A. and other communities of color.

In its annual report, FilmLA highlights how the shutdown of filming in 2020 due to the health crisis has led to a generational low in film activity.

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An executive order signed by President Biden changed federal funding rules in a way that could potentially affect thousands of homeless Angelenos.

The L.A. agency, one of the largest LGBTQ centers in the world, has announced its new leader. Longtime Chief Executive Lorri L. Jean will retire in 2022.

Forty-five Senate Republicans supported a resolution by Sen. Rand Paul that said the trial is illegal because Trump is a private citizen and no longer president.

Disillusioned by Trump’s defeat and banished from mainstream social media, far-right leaders are engaged in a “meme war” to recruit new members.

The L.A. area remains dry for now, but a few showers may arrive Wednesday afternoon that will grow heavier Thursday into Friday, forecasters say.

The NFL announced Wednesday that Amanda Gorman, L.A.'s celebrated inauguration poet, will recite an original piece at the Super Bowl next month.

P-95 joins nine other mountain lions being tracked in Los Angeles County and is the seventh known to be roaming the Santa Monica Mountains.

One man’s opinion on the best (and worst) frozen pizzas available.

Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

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Reopening, again

After Gov. Newsom lifted regional stay-at-home orders, L.A. County quickly moved to ease restrictions. Rules for personal care services and hotels have already loosened, while outdoor dining will be allowed soon. So the roller coaster ride continues for local restaurants. In San Francisco, outdoor dining is returning, but curfews and quarantine requirements aren’t being lifted. Here are 8 places across the state that are reopening.

Los Angeles County will allow outdoor dining and ease some other restrictions on businesses, including salons.

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Biden: ‘Can’t wait any longer’ on climate crisis
Biden: 'Can't wait any longer' on climate crisis

President Biden announced new actions to combat climate change and take the first step toward a ban on oil leasing on federal land. Even as opponents were claiming the initiatives would cost jobs, Biden emphasized that a comprehensive climate effort would create clean energy jobs nationwide.

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Kristen Stewart, whose casting was scrutinized over the summer, embodies Lady Diana Spencer in the first image from Pablo Larraín’s biopic “Spencer.”

Regina King’s “One Night in Miami” does not explore the multiple domestic violence charges later brought against NFL great Jim Brown. But Black storytellers often face a purity test regarding historical accuracy that other filmmakers escape.

The filmmaker writes about his road to getting the sometimes dark story of a servant determined to rise up to become a free man to the screen.

He talks with The Times about his novel “Truly Like Lightning,” Mormonism, the patriarchy, sex, political correctness and, of course, Harold Bloom.

Even if general manager Les Snead won’t say it, the Rams have made it clear they want to make someone other than Jared Goff their starter at quarterback.

Curt Schilling doesn’t want his final chance to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But the Baseball Writers Assn. of America disagrees.

UCLA and Oregon, which already had two scheduled games postponed, had to postpone two more scheduled for next week because of COVID-19 issues with the Ducks.

Holocaust survivors commemorate their lost loved ones as the world marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazis’ Auschwitz death camp.

A man who was pepper sprayed by Ted Wheeler, the mayor of Portland, Ore., outside a restaurant is identified by police as a lawyer named Cary Cadonau.

Eschewing the Trump administration’s approach, President Biden is restoring U.S. relations with the Palestinians and renewing aid to Palestinian refugees.

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