LA County Nail Salons, Bars, Tattoo Parlors Allowed To Reopen As Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 3,000Los Angeles County Thursday reported 1,051 new cases and 36 deaths Thursday, bringing countywide totals to 78,227 cases and 3,027 deaths.
Huntington Library Will Reopen Gardens To MembersThe Huntington reopened its gardens to its members Wednesday, and will open to the public on July 1.
2-Month-Old Pygmy Hippo Graduates From Nursery In Time For San Diego Zoo ReopeningThe 40-pound calf was named Akobi, which means first-born in the Yoruba language spoken in West Africa. Akobi moved into the larger main pygmy hippo habitat in the Lost Forest area of the zoo with his mother, Mabel, this week.
Online Petition Urges Disneyland To Delay ReopeningA change.org petition that was started Thursday, a day after Disneyland announced it would reopen to the public on July 17, has nearly reached its goal of 25,000 signatures within a day.
Aquarium Of The Pacific Reopens This Weekend, But Los Angeles Zoo Remains ClosedAs with other businesses reopening, the aquarium is limiting the number of visitors, requiring advanced timed reservations, and requiring face coverings for all people 2 and older and temperature checks.
Reopening Continues As Riverside, San Bernardino Counties Report Additional COVID-19 Deaths; Ventura Reports New CasesAs of Thursday evening, 145,739 Riverside County residents had been tested, 81,067 San Bernardino County residents had been tested and 39,972 Ventura County residents had been tested.
LA County Bars, Movie Theaters Stay Closed As California Enters Largest Phase Of ReopeningGyms, museums and galleries, zoos and aquariums, outdoor recreation and pools and hotels have all been given the green light to reopen Friday in Los Angeles County.
San Diego Zoo, Safari Park To Reopen June 20The two zoo facilities closed in mid-March along with most of the state to slow the spread of coronavirus. Its reopening at 9 a.m. on June 20 will come with major changes.
Los Angeles Stores Begin Taking Down Plywood Boards As Protests Remain PeacefulPlywood boards put up to prevent looting during ongoing protests after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis are starting to come down in the Fairfax District.
Some Shoppers Wary Of Returning To Reopened Stores, MallsNon-essential retail stores across Southern California have been closed since March. On Monday, the state announced in-store retail shopping could reopen — with county approval.
Inland Empire Churches Given Blessing To Reopen By Riverside, San Bernardino CountiesRiverside County officials said that its churches, temples, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship could reopen during the state’s accelerated Stage 2.