Supreme Court Blocks Biden's COVID Vaccine Rule For Companies, Allows Mandate For Health Care WorkersThe Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration's vaccine-or-test rule for businesses with at least 100 workers for now, but granted a separate request from the Biden administration to allow its vaccine mandate for health care workers to take effect.
Port Fines Delayed For Fifth TimeThe Container Dwell Fee at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has again been delayed by another week, the fifth occurrence of the delay as ports report a 41% decline in lingering cargo.
Torrance Native Michelle Kwan Nominated For AmbassadorshipMichelle Kwan, former figure skater and Olympic Champion, was nominated for the position of United States Ambassador to Belize by President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Kwan has worked in public diplomacy since 2006.
Stars Share Condolences Amid Passing Of Beloved Singer Vicente FernándezCondolences were pouring amid the passing of Vicente Fernández on Sunday.
Senate Committee To Review Mayor Garcetti's Nomination For India AmbassadorshipGarcetti has served as Mayor of Los Angeles since 2013, and with his time in office coming to a close, he is being considered as the United States Ambassador to India.
Omicron Variant Watch: Multiple Cases Reach North AmericaAt least two cases have been reported in Canada, marking the first documented cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in North America.
Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach To Fine Companies For Slow Container MovementIn another effort to ease congestion, the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach have announced that they will begin fining companies for slow container movement.
President Joe Biden's Infrastructure Bill Still In Limbo as Democrats Continue NegotiationsNo vote or deal on President Joe Biden's infrastructure bill is in sight despite the president making a trip to Capitol Hill Friday to rally Democrats.
President Biden Journeys To California; Newsom Recall Support; Wildfire Damage Tour On AgendaFor the first time since his election, President Joe Biden boarded Air Force One Monday to head to California for a tour of the devastation left in the wake of the Caldor Fire and give support to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces a recall election on Tuesday.
Biden To Visit Long Beach Monday For Newsom Rally Ahead Of Recall DeadlinePresident Joe Biden will visit Long Beach on Monday in support of Gov. Gavin Newsom at a rally held a day before the deadline to return ballots in the gubernatorial recall election.
Southern California Locals React To Crisis In Afghanistan, Give Assistance OverseasAfghan immigrants in the Southland are already finding ways to help out at home as the crisis in Afghanistan continues.
Motion Introduced To Create Plan, Expand LA's Electric Vehicle InfrastructureFollowing President Joe Biden's executive order to set the U.S. on a path to have half of all new vehicles purchased by 2030 be electric, a motion was introduced in the Los Angeles City Council Friday to create a master plan for electric vehicle infrastructure citywide.
Biden Ramps Up Vaccine Push With New Rules For Federal Workers And Call For $100 PaymentsPresident Biden called on state and local governments to use COVID-19 relief funds to give $100 to residents who get vaccinated and said federal workers will have to show proof of vaccination or face new restrictions in the workplace, including complying with weekly testing.
Dodgers Visit White House, Meet President Biden, VP HarrisThe Dodgers are the first professional team to visit the White House as champions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With West Facing Brutal Fire Season, Biden Says He’ll Hire More Federal Firefighters And Raise PayThe Biden administration said Wednesday it is hiring more federal firefighters – and immediately raising their pay – as officials ramp up response efforts in the face of a severe drought that is setting the stage for another destructive summer of intense wildfires across the West.