Plane From Wuhan, China Slated To Arrive At Ontario Airport Being Diverted To March Air Reserve BaseChina has reported at least 130 deaths from the virus and another 4,500 confirmed cases. In the United States, five people have been diagnosed, including two in Southern California — one in Los Angeles County and the other in Orange County.
'Very Possible' LA County Sees At Least One Coronavirus Case: Health OfficialThe director of the Department of Public Health said given the number of people traveling between the Southland and China, the county remains prepared to respond to any cases that may emerge.
CDC Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In United States, Airport Health Screenings ContinueA United States resident traveling from China has been hospitalized in Seattle after being diagnosed with coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday.
LAX Begins Screening Passengers For New Coronavirus After China OutbreakCDC is deploying about 100 additional staff to the three airports to help support existing staff at CDC quarantine stations within those airports.
La Puente Man Arrested For Selling $23M In Fake Laptop Batteries OnlineThe batteries were sold through eBay and Amazon by being falsely advertised under brand-name companies such as Apple and Dell.
LeBron James On Daryl Morey's Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Protesters: 'He Wasn't Educated On The Situation'LeBron James has dribbled into the standoff between the NBA and China, calling the comments from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey “not really educated” before Monday night’s preseason game against Golden State Warriors.
Thousands Of Fake Retro Nikes Worth $2.2 Million Seized At Port Of Los AngelesAuthorities discovered the 14,806 pairs of shoes on a shipment arriving from China. Customs and Border Protection officers say they were mislabeled as “napkins” in an attempt to disguise the illicit cargo.
Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being CanceledThe NBA called off scheduled media sessions Wednesday for the Lakers and Nets in Shanghai.
Adam Silver Defends Free Speech As China Threatens To Cut NBA Ties Over Fallout From Daryl Morey TweetRockets GM Daryl Morey sent a tweet voicing support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters over the weekend, then deleted it.
LA Port Chief Warns China Trade War Could Hurt Local EconomyChina and Hong Kong were the port’s biggest trade partner last year, accounting for $153 billion in goods.
China To Launch World’s First Artificial MoonThe fake moon would act as a nightlight for the city of Chengdu, deflecting sunlight to earth. Chinese scientists believe it could help to conserve energy.