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Police say Paul K. Kiyan, 34, was arrested by Los Angeles police after a homeowner saw him on surveillance video inside the house.

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Even as the economy is rebounding, unemployment remains high, and the debt is forecast to grow beyond the $24.3 billion estimated for the end of this year, state officials said.

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Unemployment in California fell to 7.9% in May, the fourth month state payrolls grew by more than 100,000 jobs. Still, full recovery will be slow.

A state board ends physical distancing requirements for California workers and says many fully vaccinated employees can stop wearing masks.

Dr. Courtney Martin is medical director for maternity services at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. During the pandemic, she split her time between maternity COVID patients and an overflow COVID-19 ward.

California fully reopened Tuesday, so residents who are fully vaccinated were able to go into many public places without masks, but many kept them on.

After a brutal year of economic uncertainty, booksellers in L.A. are expecting a full recovery. But the June 15 reopening is reigniting safety concerns.

Even if you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you don’t need to stop wearing a mask if doing so would make you uncomfortable.

Despite Tuesday’s massive reopening and the loosening of COVID-19 rules in California, many continue to wear masks in public.

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday that cable cars will resume running in August with free ridership for a month.


Housing & Homelessness

‘Faces of Mankind’ exhibit at Anaheim’s Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center displays 35 portraits of unhoused and formerly unhoused people.

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