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Six months after California lost its first victim to COVID-19, the state surpassed 10,000 deaths — a grim milestone, composed largely of Los Angeles County’s death toll.

State Laws, Politics & Policy

California elections officials are scrambling to determine how many voting locations they can muster, and how they’ll find enough short-term workers to enforce coronavirus safety measures.

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California has mandated that school districts continue to provide special education to students with disabilities during the pandemic, but has waived key timelines that allow students to receive assessments and services quickly.

Ventura County is suing pastor Rob McCoy and Godspeak Calvary Chapel, which has hosted in-person, indoor services without masks or social distance since May 31.

California’s toll underscores how a state that was once hailed as a pandemic success story is now struggling to slow outbreaks.

The 32 newly reported fatalities pushed the county’s total deaths related to the coronavirus to 697.

Two people were arrested for manufacturing and selling drugs at a hotel used to house homeless people who are at risk for contracting COVID-19.

Sgt. Seeyengkee Ly spent more than 17 years with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Police were sent to a wedding reception at a mansion in the tony Holmby Hills area Wednesday night in response to multiple noise complaints.


Housing & Homelessness

There’s a good reason not to force homeless people to move off a sidewalk for deep cleaning. It means they move somewhere else and increase their chances of getting COVID. If we are going to do cleanings, let’s be careful.

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