California’s COVID Case Fee Is the Lowest within the Continental U.S.
» California is now reporting the bottom COVID-19 case fee within the continental U.S. The statewide fee is at simply over 40 instances per 100,000 residents, in comparison with a nationwide common of 135. [Los Angeles Times]
» Small teams gathered in L.A. on Tuesday night to mark the responsible verdict within the trial of Derek Chauvin. One group of demonstrators on the intersection of Beverly Boulevard and Farifax kneeled collectively for 9 minutes and 29 seconds–the identical period of time Chauvin pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck. [NBC Los Angeles]
» Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a drought emergency in Mendicino and Sonoma Counties. The declaration covers areas within the Russian River watershed, a area that has been badly impacted by dry situations. [CalMatters]
» Metro is planning to section in a swap to fareless rides beginning in August. Initially, free transit rides might be obtainable for Ok-12 and neighborhood faculty college students. [Streetsblog L.A.]
» LeVar Burton might be visitor internet hosting Jeopardy! in July. Greater than 246,000 followers signed a web based petition to present the Studying Rainbow star a shot at internet hosting the sport present. [CNN]
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» Southern California’s Dwelling Costs Are Nonetheless Rising by Double Digits Dwelling costs jumped by 17.2 % in Los Angeles County final month, and the story was the identical throughout the area
» How Native Landmark Lawry’s Fought Its Manner Again from the Brink of Extinction Shut down by the pandemic, one of many metropolis’s oldest and most beloved eating places made numerous on-the-fly changes, all whereas attempting to protect what’s saved folks coming again for many years
» ‘A Legacy of Racism’: Decide Points Daring Order to Home Skid Row’s Homeless In an injunction filed Tuesday, Decide David O. Carter units a timeline for housing the homeless on Skid Row—and restricts Mayor Garcetti’s practically billion-dollar homeless plan
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Have fun Oscar Night time with These Occasions and At-Dwelling Choices
The Academy Awards are returning on Sunday, in a kind of more-in-person-than-not, still-kind-of-virtual type, trying to handle the late-pandemic, semi-vaccinated limbo all of us discover ourselves dwelling via. Followers, too, could have choices to look at the telecast at dwelling with particular take-out and supply choices from native eating places, or enterprise out for in-person, socially-distanced Oscar get together occasions.
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