LA's Small Businesses Can Apply For $5,000 Comeback Checks Grant Program Starting TodayThe program will distribute $5,000 grants to 5,000 businesses, including mom-and-pop shops, local restaurants and other small businesses, and is being funded with money from the federal American Rescue Plan.
LA Employees Have Until Dec. 18 To Get COVID VaccineThe Los Angeles City Council Tuesday updated its mandate for city employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, giving them until Dec. 18.
Report: Coronavirus Causes First LA County School ClosureView Park Preparatory School is the first Los Angeles County school to close its doors due to coronavirus in the 2021-22 school year.
Health Officials Urge Residents To Exercise Caution Against COVID-19 While Watching GamesAs the Dodgers continue their playoff run and the Lakers and Clippers start their new season, L.A. County health officials are urging fans to exercise caution against COVID-19 while watching games both in person or from local sports bars.
LA City Workers May Get Two Extra Months To Comply With Vaccine MandateL.A. city workers may get an extra two months to comply with their vaccine mandate, following a new proposal by the city administrative officer.
Parents Keep Students Home To Protest Newsom's State-Wide Vaccine Mandate For All SchoolchildrenSocial media posts called for parents who disagree with the vaccine mandate for students to keep them home from school Monday, in a state-wide protest. There does not appear to be a formal group behind the protest.
LAUSD: 97% Of Administrators, Teachers Have Received At Least 1 Dose Of COVID-19 VaccineDistrict officials say that 97% of its administrators, 97% of its teachers, and 95% of its classified supervisors have reported to the district’s Daily Pass system of receiving at least one dose of the vaccine.
LA Galaxy To Require Proof of Vaccination Or Negative COVID-19 Test For Upcoming MatchThe LA Galaxy and their home pitch, Dignity Health Sports Park, will follow recent LA County Guidelines and require either proof of vaccination against COVID-19, or a negative test within 72 hours of game-time.
LA County's Middle, High School Students With One Dose Of Covid Vaccine Can Get Free UCLA Football TicketsIf protection from the coronavirus isn’t enough incentive, middle or high school students who haven’t yet gotten at least one dose vaccine can get free tickets to a UCLA football game at the Rose Bowl.
From Bar Hoppers To Elementary School Students, COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements Take Effect In Los Angeles CountyA mandate requiring proof of at least one dose of the vaccine to get into indoor bars, clubs, or breweries, and full vaccination or a negative COVID test to enter an outdoor mega event, took effect Thursday throughout L.A. County.
Kaiser Permanente Places 2,200 Unvaccinated Workers On Unpaid LeaveThe Oakland-based healthcare company says 2,200 of its workers were placed on unpaid leave as of Oct. 1. They have until Dec. 1 to either get vaccinated job or risk losing their jobs permanently.
Hawaii Authorities Arrest Two LA Travelers For Using Fake COVID-19 Test ResultsHawaii police arrested two people traveling out of Los Angeles for submitting falsified COVID-19 test results to avoid a mandatory quarantine.
Despite Statewide Eviction Moratorium Expiration, City Leaders And Activists Insist LA Renters Are ProtectedThe City Council has extended the COVID-19 state of emergency until the end of the month, which means tenants are protected under the local moratorium until at least a year after it expires.
CDC Urges Pregnant Women To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19According to the CDC, only 30% of pregnant women have been vaccinated, and among Black pregnant women, the number drops to 15%.
LA County Health Says Daily COVID-19 Infection Rates Showing Slight DecreaseHealth officials reported 1,602 new infections and 29 additional deaths related to the coronavirus.