Evaluating Pandemic Protections: CDC To Start Rating Effectiveness Of Face CoveringsNine months into the pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it will begin labeling masks that are most effective, and the plan has already gotten the stamp of approval from Southern California health experts.
Anyone Not Wearing Face Covering In Lancaster Now Faces Misdemeanor ChargeResidents who do not wear face masks in the city of Lancaster will now face a misdemeanor charge.
Masked Crime In LA Spikes In The Age Of COVID-19Masked crimes this year have increased by 482 percent compared to 2019.
New Theory Suggests Wearing Face Coverings Could Help Build Coronavirus ImmunityMore data is still needed to prove if the research could in fact be true.
Orange County Recruits YouTubers Chad and JT To Promote Mask Wearing With Face Coverings Designed By Local MuralistThe effort comes as the agency Friday reported 142 newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 12 new deaths, bringing countywide totals to 50,613 cases and 1,081 deaths.
Inspector General: LA County Sheriff's Deputies Not Wearing Face Coverings As RequiredAccording to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, a total of 816 employees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
'I Think It's Good': Costa Mesa Begins Issuing Fines To People Who Violate Face Covering OrderThose who choose not to wear a face covering in public will face a $100 fine for the first violation, $200 for the second violation and $500 for subsequent violations. The maximum fine is $1,000.
YouTubers Turned Down Trying To Hand Out Free Masks In Huntington BeachTwo YouTubers, Chad Kroeger and JT Parr, went to Huntington Beach to hand out masks to beachgoers during the coronavirus pandemic.
'No Mask, No Taco': Hugo's Tacos Reopens Studio City Location After Closing When Customers Refused To Wear MasksHugo's Tacos has reopened its Studio City location this week after closing for two weeks because of angry customers who were harassing employees over having to wear masks for service.
Walmart Will Require Shoppers To Wear Face MasksThe company says that 65% of its more than 5,000 stores and clubs are already in municipalities where masks are mandatory. To be consistent across all its stores and clubs, all shoppers will be required to wear a face covering as of Monday.
'The Pushback Has Been Minimal': Santa Monica To Start Citing People Not Wearing Face CoveringsAccording to the city, people not in compliance will face a $100 fine for a first violation, $250 for a second violation and $500 for a third violation.
'We're Not Willing To Take That Risk': West Hollywood Begins Enforcing Face Covering Mandate As Coronavirus Cases SpikeThe enforcement team will be out on designated days and times, and when they come across someone not wearing a face covering, deputies will first ask if they have one.
West Hollywood Sheriff's Station To Start Citing People Not Wearing Face CoveringsThe first offense will come with a $250 fine, the second offense with a $1,000 fine and the third a $2,000 fine. If caught a fourth time without a mask, the person will be hit with a $5,000 fine.
Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop CoronavirusSan Fernando Valley lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday to provide free cloth face coverings to any American who requests one via the U.S. Postal Service.
As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In PublicPublic health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rates - are either declining or holding steady.