L.A. County logs nearly tenfold increase in coronavirus cases in a month
Los Angeles County on Monday reported more than 31,500 new coronavirus cases - marking a nearly tenfold increase from the number of new cases tallied a month ago and offering a stark reminder of the lasting power of the highly contagious Omicron variant.
Rain showers dampen MLK Day holiday in Southern California
Rain showers danced across Southern California on Monday morning, throwing a wet blanket on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Woman attacked at Union Station bus stop dies from injuries
A nurse who was attacked while waiting at a bus stop at downtown Los Angeles' Union Station on Thursday morning has died, according to officials.
L.A. County reports highest number of daily coronavirus deaths in more than 9 months
Los Angeles County public health officials reported 66 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the highest number in more than nine months.
U.S. CDC urges Americans to wear 'most protective mask you can' | amNewYork
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday revised its guidance for Americans on wearing masks to protect against COVID-19, recommending donning "the most protective mask you can" while stopping short of advocating nationwide usage of N95 respirators.
Discarded packages, shredded boxes: Photos renew attention on Los Angeles cargo theft
Newly released photos and videos showing train tracks littered with discarded boxes have cast fresh attention on the theft of packages from cargo containers crossing through Los Angeles in recent months.
Study Shows That LA's Fast Food Workers Run a Higher Risk of Contracting COVID-19
Last week, UCLA published a study that examined fast food restaurant workers in Los Angeles, showing how fast food employees often experience challenging work conditions and ultimately run a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 due to labor violations.
Culver City Unified to close next week so all can 'recoup and recover' amid Omicron surge
The Culver City Unified School District, the first K-12 public school system in the nation to issue a coronavirus student vaccination mandate, announced Friday that due to the spike in coronavirus cases, it will close all its schools next week to give students and staff time to "recoup and recover," the superintendent said.
L.A. County homeless count postponed due to Omicron
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced Friday that it was delaying its annual homeless census by a month because of the risks posed by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
COVID-19 deaths rise in L.A. County, but officials blame Delta more than Omicron
Los Angeles County has recently noted an increase in coronavirus deaths, but officials think they are mainly tied to the Delta variant, rather than the prolific Omicron strain that has fueled record-high infections in the county and across the state.