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The new rules, affecting stores, playgrounds and gatherings, are less severe than the stay-at-home order initiated in the spring.

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t order the recent county ban on outdoor dining, but he’s still facing pressure from restaurant owners who are frustrated with his messaging.

Moderna says it will ask U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots’ efficacy.

The latest totals, where new cases are concentrated, testing numbers, demographcics, nursing homes and California state and county data in context compared to other states.



With COVID-19 cases surging and families hoping to gather safely for Thanksgiving, long lines for coronavirus tests have reappeared across the U.S.

Some consider it a faux pas to decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving, but is the stress of the pandemic turning more people into early decorators?

A coronavirus outbreak tied to a wedding reception caused 177 infections and 7 COVID-19 deaths. It shows why health officials are nervous about holiday gatherings.



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.

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.

L.A. is planning new coronavirus restrictions again. Is this the right path? Here are some answers, and some perspective, from epidemiologists and health officials.


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My daughter is home for winter break. She tested negative and then retreated to her room to quarantine.

In the right-wing media, liberals are lazy and dangerous, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is destroying the Constitution instead of battling a pandemic.

L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz has harsh words for people who whine about COVID restrictions, contrasting them with the generation that won World War II.

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