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A projection cited by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has 4,000 more L.A. County residents dying of COVID-19 by the year’s end. But experts say that dire outcome is avoidable.

State Laws, Politics & Policy

After expecting a massive pandemic-induced deficit and instead getting a projected $26-billion windfall, Sacramento politicians would be wise to sock it away for future years, columnist George Skelton writes.

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Inspections found that some Pasadena restaurants haven’t taken basic steps to correct COVID-19 violations and they were shut down.

The number of people hospitalized with coronavirus infections in California has doubled in the last two weeks and is rapidly headed to breaking past its summertime high, according to a Times analysis.

Listos California, a new state campaign, attempts to reach non-English-speaking immigrants and other vulnerable populations who have historically faced barriers to vital emergency information.

In L.A. County, gathering with people outside your household is prohibited starting Monday. Businesses and playgrounds are further restricted too.

This fall increase in coronavirus rates is moving beyond densely populated urban areas like Los Angeles into the far northern rural reaches of the state.

If you traveled during the holidays, you need to quarantine for 14 days when you return to California. Here’s what that means.


Housing & Homelessness

Our homeless neighbors worry about staying well in a deadly pandemic. But they have at best a thin membrane of tent to protect them.

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