High Demand Temporarily Pauses LA County's Effort To Send Free COVID Tests By MailAt-home test kits are sold out or hard to find in retail stores, and county officials are again scrambling to set up more testing sites – which had started to dwindle as more people got vaccinated.
Back To School: Students Return From Winter Break Amid Surge In COVID-19 InfectionsBurbank Unified School District and Culver City Unified School District officials decided to move forward with in-person classes, despite the surge in new infections across the country.
LA County Offers To Mail Free, At-Home COVID Test Kits To ResidentsCounty health departments have ramped up testing across the region, but Los Angeles County is going a step further by offering to mail free, at-home COVID nasal swab tests to its residents.
Record-Breaking Rainfall Soaks SouthlandRainfall records were set in several regions of Los Angeles County on Thursday, as yet another winter storm soaked the Southland.
Governor Newsom Issues State Of Emergency For Los Angeles, Orange CountiesThe State of Emergency was issued in response to the rash of winter storms that has hit the state over recent weeks.
Stay In Or Go Out? What Experts Recommend To Do For New Year's EveWith the Omicron variant emerging as the most common and contagious strain, people are lining up to get tested for COVID. As the pandemic's fifth waive continues, people are looking to get checked if they caught the virus during Christmas or to ensure they don't have it before going out to party for New Year's Eve.
Flood Advisory In Effect For Western LA CountyA Flood Advisory has been issued for Western Los Angeles County, including the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, the Santa Monica Mountains and the Malibu coast.
No-Burn Order Extended Through Monday EveningThe no-burn order was extended to last through Monday evening, and restricts the use of wood-burning stoves and fireplaces due to highly forecasted levels of air pollution.
LA County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop For Second Straight DayDespite reporting the highest number of COVID-19 cases since August on Friday, hospitalization rates in Los Angeles County hospitals have dropped for two days straight.
LA County Issues Cold Weather Alert for Santa Clarita And Antelope ValleysThe cold weather warning will likely persist through Wednesday, as a wind chill and below freezing temperatures are heading to the Southland.
California Reports Population Loss For Second Straight YearIt is also the first time that both Los Angeles County and the nine San Francisco Bay Area Counties all reported population declines.