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Eight months into the pandemic, Halloween is looking different this year. Decorations and celebrations across the Southland keep the spirit alive.

State Laws, Politics & Policy

California auditors investigating dozens of whistleblower complaints say the state will wastefully spend millions of dollars unless it takes corrective action.

It is all here. How to vote. Where to vote. Endorsements. What issues are on the ballot in California and Los Angeles County.


Health officials have warned that large gatherings celebrating the Dodgers’ and Lakers’ championship seasons are fueling a surge in coronavirus cases.

If a medical problem like COVID-19 lands you in the hospital on election day, you can still vote in California and most other states with an emergency ballot.

Riverside County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to seek help from other counties on changing the state’s system for allowing businesses to reopen.

The amusement park is eligible to reopen after Santa Cruz County shifted into the state’s orange tier Tuesday.

For months, Los Angeles parents have held on to hope that public school campuses would reopen soon. It’s unlikely to happen before January, officials say.

Dodgers fans took to the streets and provided Los Angeles with a hearty fireworks show as the team won its first World Series since 1988.

The average numbers of new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents in four counties — Imperial, San Bernardino, Riverside and Los Angeles — are currently among the highest in the state.

With two months left in the fall quarter, UCLA has already announced that remote learning will continue in the winter as other campuses continue to assess plans for the new year.

In suits nationwide, students say they aren’t getting what they paid for; universities counter that they are doing their best amid a crisis.

The coronavirus outbreak has indelibly imprinted itself on life in Los Angeles — down to the composition of trash washing up on its beaches.


Housing & Homelessness

A divided Los Angeles City Council backed off from a proposal to allow the removal of homeless encampments — if shelter is first offered.

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