LA County Confirms More Than 28,000 COVID Deaths; Reports Highest Number of Daily New Deaths Since April 2021One health professional warns: for every one person who comes down with Omicron, they are easily infecting at least two other people in their immediate circles, as COVID-19 numbers continue to surge within Los Angeles County.
LA County COVID-Positive Hospital Patient Number Tops 4,000; Riverside County Reports Rise In Pediatric CasesLos Angeles, Riverside and Orange Counties are amongst the many feeling the immense strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, as numbers continue to climb nationwide.
LA County Seeks Civil Penalties Over Foul Stench In Dominguez Channel, Lawsuit Names 10 DefendantsAmong the 10 named defendants are two companies that own a warehouse that was the site of a massive Sept. 30 fire believed to have released illegally-stored chemicals into the Domniguez Channel, creating the noxious hydrogen sulfide gases.
Health Care Workers And Hospitals Still Scrambling With Omicron SurgeIn an effort to ease some of the burden, LA County officials have reportedly identified some of hardest it ER's and deployed county workers to help offload patients from ambulances.
LA Metro Resumes Bus Fare Collection For First Time Since Start Of COVID PandemicMetro on Monday is resuming fare collection after having suspended the practice in March of 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Surge Continues For Southland, Experts Say Don't PanicLos Angeles County Health announced a daily record of more than 37,000 new COVID cases along with 30 additional deaths. As a result, it's becoming increasingly difficult for families to take care of their loved ones who are testing positive.
LA County Reports Over 37,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 30 Additional DeathsLos Angeles County health officials reported 37,215 new COVID-19 cases Thursday along with 30 additional deaths.
LA County Reports 8,633 New COVID-19 Cases and 24 DeathsLos Angeles County reported more than 8,600 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, continuing a precipitous climb that the county's public health director warned could lead to record numbers of daily infections by the end of the year.
LA County Households Receiving Assistance Have Until Dec. 30 To Get A $50 Discount On Internet ServiceAn estimated 822,000 households in Los Angeles County may be eligible for the discount, particularly if one member is already receiving benefits from Cal-Fresh, Medi-Cal, SSI, Lifeline, or is a student with a Pell Grant.
LA County Nears 20 Confirmed Omicron Variant CasesOn Wednesday night, the L.A. County Department of Public Health announced three new cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of confirmed cases to 18.
Fourth Case Of Omicron In LA County
LA County Hosts Ceremony To Mark Burial Of 1,740 Unclaimed Dead Who Passed In 2018Though the numbers do not reflect deaths related to the pandemic, the total of unclaimed dead is nearly 20% higher than the average over the prior five years.
Vaccination Proof To Be Required In Businesses Across City And County Of LAWhile some customers say they are in favor of vaccine verification, some business owner say the requirements have turned into a divisive political issue.
Vanessa Bryant Will Not Have To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation In Advance Of Trial Against LA County Judge RulesBryant's lawsuit claims severe emotional distress over gruesome photos snapped and shared by sheriff's deputies of the helicopter crash that claimed the life of her husband and daughter.
Gas Prices In Los Angeles County Rise For 19th Consecutive Day, Averaging $4.57 Per Gallon Of RegularThe average cost of a gallon of regular in LA county is $1.41 more than at this time last year.