April 4, 2020
The failed arrangement marks the latest in a smoke-and-mirrors marketplace for medical supplies in short supply as hospitals and other healthcare facilities in California and beyond prepare for an onslaught of COVID-19 patients.
These are some of the unusual new scenes across the Southland in the age of the coronavirus outbreak.
Dr. Ming Lin was ousted after publicly criticizing coronavirus procedures at his hospital in Bellingham, Wash.
COVID-19 testing in Los Angeles County is available by appointment only at three new drive-up sites in Palmdale, Pomona and Redondo Beach.
Retirees have seen the value of their retirement funds badly eroded and are looking for ways to generate cash for living expenses.
The federal government’s $350-billion coronavirus bailout for small businesses, which was supposed to start Friday, ran into confusion and delays.
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The number of new cases increased by more than 1,000 in 48 hours. Los Angeles County has emerged as California’s coronavirus epicenter.
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Friday evening in the mountains south of Palm Springs. Shaking could be felt around Los Angeles and the Coachella Valley.
President Trump has fired the intelligence watchdog who handled the complaint that triggered his impeachment.
Singer-songwriter Bill Withers, who died Monday, was remembered fondly Friday by celebrities who had made his tunes the soundtrack to their memories.
Closures effect areas in the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
The Trump administration has abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile and put forward a narrower vision of the role the federal government’s repository of life-saving medicines and equipment should play in supplying states’ needs.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, on Joe Biden’s short list for running mate, has seen her profile rise as she clashed with President Trump during the coronavirus crisis.
HBO is providing complimentary binge-watching options, including “The Sopranos,” “Succession,” “Veep” and “Barry,” during the coronavirus shut-in.
There will be thousands, maybe even millions, of sick parents unable to care for their young children. And there are no easy solutions.
Gloria Leon, a 41-year veteran of Nate ’n Al’s, the Beverly Hills delicatessen, found herself without a job after the closure of the restaurant amid the coronavirus outbreak — but then offers from rival delis rolled in.
Newscasts on local stations including KCBS, KCAL and Fox 11 have instituted changes to broadcasts, including allowing anchors and reporters to work from home and incorporating social distancing
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Dieter Ruehle, the organist for the Dodgers and Kings, is having a tough time living through the sports famine, but he has a secret coping mechanism.
The COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled plans for college football. USC coach Clay Helton said the Trojans would need about four weeks of preparation before the start of fall camp.
After suffering a massive heart attack, Olympic swimmer Bruce Furniss of Villa Park has taken “a major turn for the better” and is expected to make a full recovery.
Coronavirus anxiety is running high on Navajo Nation — a sprawling reservation of 175,000 residents, scarce supplies and resources, and only four inpatient hospitals. Cases are soaring, and at least two already have died.
Treating patients with “moderate” COVID-19 is a way to stop the disease from progressing to a severe stage that would require mechanical ventilation.
After appearing to have the virus under control, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong are imposing new controls as COVID-19 infections continue to rise.
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Los Angeles Times’ visual coverage of the coronavirus pandemic
As we all adjust to our new lives under the umbrella of the coronavirus, Los Angeles Times photographer Luis Sinco gives us a look at downtown Los Angeles with the spotlight on Broadway.
Airline service in the United States is teetering on the brink of collapse, with near-empty planes and coronavirus outbreaks that have left some air traffic control towers empty.
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