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.
Burbank To Begin Enforcing Face Masks With Fines Up To $500A first citation will carry a $100 fine and a second will cost $200. Any further violations of the ordinance will cost $500 each within a 12-month period.
Port Of LA, Shipping Company Donate 75K Respiratory Masks To FarmworkersThe Port of Los Angeles, Logistics Victory Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group donated 75,000 respiratory face masks to the United Farm Workers of America Monday to help those working outdoors amid the pandemic, wildfire smoke and extreme heat.
Irvine's Great Park Balloon Reminds All Of Orange County To Mask UpThe iconic balloon – bearing the color of its home county – soars 400 feet above the Great Park and in pre-pandemic times serves as a public observation deck.
First See-Through Surgical Mask Gets FDA ApprovalThe face covering -- a surgical-grade mask that can be used in operating rooms, clinics, schools and hospitality settings – is made by ClearMask LLC, an American medical supply company.
Duke University Study Finds Neck Gaiters As Ineffective As Not Wearing A MaskThe study tested 14 different face masks or mask alternatives with the same protocol – a control trial where a speaker wore no protective covering and another test where a speaker was recorded repeating the sentence, “stay healthy, people” five times.
Hermosa Beach Adding More Personnel To Enforce Face Mask RequirementThe City of Hermosa Beach announced additional personnel will join the Hermosa Beach Police Department beginning Saturday to enforce the use face coverings in crowded areas of the city.
MOCA Selling Face Masks Designed By Yoko Ono, Other Artists To Raise FundsThe Museum of Contemporary Art is selling a face mask collection designed by different artists to help raise funds for the museum.
LA City Councilman Files Motion To Cite Those Not Wearing Face MasksCouncilman Paul Koretz filed a motion Monday that would allow fines of $100 for the first violation, $250 for the second and $500 for the third and subsequent violations.
'Both Informative And Fun': OC Supervisor Announces #MaskUpOC Social Media ContestOrange County Supervisor Andrew Do is inviting residents to participate in the #MaskUpOC contest to find creative ways to encourage friends and family to wear face coverings.
'Shopping In A Store Is A Privilege, Not A Right': More Nationwide Retailers Requiring Shoppers To Wear MasksBest Buy is joining Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Starbucks in instituting mandatory masks in their stores across the country.
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.
UC San Francisco Study Suggests Masks Do Protect Wearer From Contracting CoronavirusA new study from the University of California San Francisco suggests that masks do protect the wearer from contracting COVID-19.