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2 Deaths, 57 Coronavirus Cases Reported At Yucaipa Nursing Facility On Saturday, it was reported that twelve people at a nursing facility in Yucaipa have tested positive for COVID-19 and a resident of a second Yucaipa nursing facility is presenting symptoms of the disease.

'Snitches Get Rewards': Garcetti Issues New Rules For Construction Sites, Encourages Community To Report Safer At Home Violators Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced new guidelines for construction sites that continue to operate during the coronavirus pandemic while encouraging the community to report businesses that violate the Safer at Home order.

Wear face covering when grocery shopping, Riverside County says in coronavirus warning Up to now, federal officials have urged the healthy not to wear masks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's advice is unequivocal: Healthy people who do not work in the healthcare sector and are not taking care of an infected person at home do not need to wear masks.

Riverside County opens third coronavirus drive-through testing site As coronavirus cases jump to nearly 300 over the weekend in Riverside County, officials have announced plans to open a third drive-through testing site on Wednesday. On Monday, the county reported 291 positive cases, a nearly 60-person increase from the previous day, records show.

California to release 3,500 inmates early as coronavirus spreads inside prisons California is granting early release to 3,500 inmates in an effort to reduce crowding as coronavirus infections begin spreading through the state prison system. Lawyers for Gov.

Seven patients were an early sign the coronavirus was on the loose in L.A. County Health workers tested 131 patients who came to LAC-USC Medical Center in mid-March with mild flu symptoms. Seven were infected with the novel coronavirus.

How To Take A Star-Studded Los Angeles Virtual Vacation There are two Getty museums in Los Angeles. The Getty Villa overlooks the ocean in Pacific Palisades, and The Getty Center is in Brentwood. The villa is a smaller museum, but has an incredible collection of ancient art. The house itself is a tribute to the ancient world: J.

Coronavirus: TV Studios Donate Medical Supplies Used In Shows, 15K Meals To Local Hospitals The studios have come together to inventory all the supplies they had for television shows and have donated them to hospitals in their local communities. The supplies include gloves, safety goggles, medical gowns, face masks for hospitals in Los Angeles, New York, and Hawaii.

Are These Trending Los Angeles Restaurants On Your Radar? We took a data-driven look at the question, using Yelp and SafeGraph, a dataset of commercial points of interest and their visitor patterns, to uncover which restaurants have been on the tips of diners' tongues this month.

Irvine's Top 3 Convenience Stores Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such shops in Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots. Read on for a rundown.

College Sisters Start Grocery Delivery Service For Seniors Amid Coronavirus Pandemic The program pairs a college-aged volunteer with a senior or someone who is immunocompromised to take care of their grocery shopping needs - at no charge. "We decided why not step up," Kayla said.

Union Rescue Mission Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus, First Reported Case On Skid Row An employee at Union Rescue Mission has become the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus on Skid Row.

Veteran Santa Rosa police detective dies of COVID-19 A Santa Rosa police detective who was among the first infected with coronavirus in the department has died, officials announced Tuesday. "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a member of our SRPD family, Detective Marylou Armer.

California schools unlikely to reopen this academic year amid coronavirus, state schools chief says Austin Beutner recently extended that campus closure to May 1, in line with recommendations from the Los Angeles County Office of Education. The extended school closures present numerous questions that state education leaders must answer.

Bay Area extends coronavirus order; funerals limited and construction projects halted Bay Area limits size of funerals, shuts down most construction projects with expanded stay-at-home order.

They are not delicate flowers. Here's how to help seniors in your life Elders and caregivers both need help during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips, as well information of how the stimulus bill affects seniors.

Harry and Meghan embark on new life in Los Angeles Every starry-eyed ingenue arriving in Los Angeles faces the same question: how to catch that big break in Hollywood? For Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, it's far more complicated. The pair, who formally stepped down as senior members of the British royal family this week, have reportedly already relocated to sunny California.

Stadium workers who have gotten no financial aid from Dodgers or Angels cry for help The Dodgers and Angels haven't said how they will distribute the $1 million each MLB team pledged to pay stadium workers during the coronavirus shutdown.

MLB players union discusses opening season in empty stadiums, Angels' Andrew Heaney says The Major League Baseball players union has discussed beginning the season by playing games without fans in ballparks just to expedite a return to normality, Angels pitcher and union representative Andrew Heaney said Tuesday.

Construction sites will be shut if they do not comply with coronavirus guidelines, LA mayor says Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that new guidelines are now up for ensuring construction sites are taking the necessary precautions against COVID-19, and the city is proactively enforcing them. City inspectors are going out to construction sites each day "to verify compliance with these safety guidelines," he said Tuesday, March 31.

Coronavirus Today: West Coast versus everywhere else Call it the coronavirus coup. Around the world, as democracies order lockdowns to protect public health, authoritarians are using the pandemic as a pretext for power grabs.

The Valley Relics Museum Was Expanding-Then COVID-19 Struck Admission revenues, gift shop sales, and special event rentals are the main source of income for the non-profit, which is cautiously optimistic, but hoping for support from friends and fans as they gird for an extended closure. "We do have a couple bucks in the bank," Gelinas says.

Redondo Beach couple makes it home after coronavirus quarantine stranded them in Peru Trapped on a boat in Peru for 18 days due to the spread of the novel coronavirus and canceled flights, Ken and Alison Duboff finally made it home on March 27. Their arrival came after a mad dash that took them through check points, pockets of poverty, and crowds of other would-be travelers trying to leave the country where some 1,400 U.S.

Uplifting Chalk Art Pops Up On SoCal Sidewalks Amid 'Safer At Home' Orders: 'It Gives The Community A Little Bit Of Love' Hermosa Beach resident April Gray and her daughter Chiara have begun using chalk art to lift spirits and provide safety reminders during the "Safer At Home" order. A few days ago, the duo drew it was the Simpson family out in front of their home. On Tuesday, Mickey and Minnie practicing social distancing were sketched on the sidewalk.

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