AMC, Regal, Cinemark Drop Mask Requirements, But Faces Stay Covered In California TheatersAMC Entertainment, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas say they will no longer require guests to wear face masks when watching a movie, after the CDC updated its guidelines to say that fully vaccinated people may safely go without masks both indoors and outdoors.
UK Variant Now Dominant Strain Of COVID-19 In Los Angeles County; Brazil, South African Variants Also DetectedLos Angeles County is in the least restrictive tier of the state’s reopening schedule, which is about to be thrown out on June 15, but public health officials say that people should remain vigilant because of COVID-19 variants that continue to circulate.
Cal/OSHA Delays Vote On Dropping Mask, Physical Distancing Guidelines For WorkplacesCal/OSHA’s board met Thursday to weigh on a proposal to align with updated CDC guidelines that say fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks in most scenarios
California Will Keep Mask Mandate In Place Until June 15Currently, face coverings in California are no longer required outdoors except at crowded events and for unvaccinated people when physical distancing cannot be maintained.
Costco, Trader Joe's To Allow Fully-Vaccinated People To Shop Without A MaskThe CDC’s new guidance says people who are fully vaccinated – meaning, they are two weeks past receiving a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or the second dose of their Pfizer or Moderna vaccine – can now drop their masks in most scenarios.
Burbank Cancels Outdoor Face Covering OrderFace mask requirements took effect in Burbank in April of 2020, about a month after the coronavirus pandemic had taken hold in the Los Angeles metro area.
CDC Suggests Wearing 2 Masks For Better Protection Against COVID-19 VariantsMask wearing has become a way of life for most people, but now the CDC is suggesting two masks be worn due to the more contagious strains of COVID-19 that increasingly spreading throughout the country.
TSA's Face Masks Fines Start At $250, Go Up To $1,500 For Repeat OffendersThe fines are in addition to some airlines banning passengers for refusing to wear masks while in-flight.
USC Study Finds Mask Wearing Is Up, Even As Americans Suffer From 'Pandemic Fatigue'It’s been a year since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in the U.S., and a USC study has confirmed what most already know – pandemic fatigue has set in.
USC Study: Only Half Of Americans Wear Masks While In Close Contact With People Outside Their HouseholdsWearing a mask is considered to be the easiest and most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19, but a large number of adults still don’t wear them consistently, even in higher-risk situations.
OC DA: 3 Men Charged In Drive-By Shooting On Anaheim Strip Club Were Thrown Out For Not Wearing Face MasksEdgar Nava-Ayala, 34, Juan Jose Acosta-Soto, 20, and Daniel Ocampo Nava, 22, all of Anaheim, were arrested last Thursday in connection with the Halloween drive-by on the Sahara Theater.
Ventura County Sheriff: Face Mask Confrontation Caused Melee At Thousand Oaks MallDeputies were called the mall, 222 W. Hillcrest Drive, at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday after callers to 911 reported shots fired and seeing a man pointing a gun inside the mall.
Calif. Tightens Mask Mandate Amid Surge In COVID-19 CasesThe revised guidance issued Monday states that residents "must wear face coverings when they are outside the home," unless they are more than six feet away from other people.
Simi Valley Businesses Given Green Light To Call Police On Customers Who Refuse To Wear Face MasksFace masks are required by the state in order to comply with business reopening guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
No Mask, No Service: LA City Council Approves Ordinance Allowing Businesses To Require Face CoveringsThe Los Angeles City Council voted to approve the ordinance, which was proposed in response to “major setbacks” in July, according to Councilman Herb Wesson, the proposal’s author.