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Two men drowned in God’s Bath swimming hole in the western Sierra on Friday, authorities said.

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Newsom proposes $859-million expansion of Medi-Cal to cover seniors regardless of immigration status, funded by a massive rise in income tax revenue.

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The guidance allows camps to operate if all participants are fully vaccinated and outlines steps to protect those who are not fully vaccinated.

In a momentous turn in the fight against COVID-19, federal officials are significantly easing mask guidelines as the threat of the pandemic rapidly fades.

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks in most places, the CDC suggested. But in California, it may be a week or more before changes would be considered locally.

Teenagers 12 to 15 are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine starting today. No appointment is needed at L.A. County-run sites.

All vaccine sites run by L.A. County will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children 12 and older starting Thursday.

A Los Angeles Times analysis finds disparities in who’s getting vaccinated, also showing lower figures in more disadvantaged parts of California.

The debate in Orange County signifies continuing skepticism toward the government’s handling of COVID-19 and speaks to the larger politicization that has plagued nearly every other aspect of the pandemic.


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L.A.'s search for new solutions to a growing homelessness crisis is running up against residents’ love of their beaches and park spaces.

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