Los Angeles police officers patrol Venice Beach during the coronavirus outbreak in Los Angeles on May 13, 2020. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is ordering L.A. County beaches closed from July 3 through July 6 at 5:00 a.m. to prevent dangerous crowding that results in the spread of deadly COVID-19. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) … [Read more...] about Sheriff won’t enforce Los Angeles County order to close beaches on Fourth of July: report
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Alameda, where cases have recently been surging, is only halfway to reaching the state testing guideline. The county has doubled testing efforts over the past month, aimed particularly at low-income residents and communities of color where infection rates overall are higher. Two weeks ago, Santa Clara County began providing coronavirus testing to all county residents, regardless of symptoms, yet its daily average is just 53% of the state guideline. … [Read more...] about How the Bay Area compares on coronavirus benchmarks to California counties reopening faster
Del Norte County — population 30,000, in the far northwest corner of the state — slowed down its reopening after cases spiked. The county had just four confirmed cases before reopening on May 14. In the month since, it’s had 43. … [Read more...] about These California counties have seen a surge in coronavirus cases since reopening
People purchase fireworks on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Dublin, Calif. For many Americans, the Fourth of July won't be about big festivities but setting off fireworks themselves. Hundreds of cities and towns have canceled shows Saturday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and sales of consumer fireworks are booming; though officials are concerned about fires and injuries with more pyrotechnics going off in backyards and at block parties. less … [Read more...] about More fireworks in Americans’ hands for July 4 raises risks
University of California President Janet Napolitano, who launched the DACA program when she was Obama’s secretary of Homeland Security, filed a lawsuit in 2017 against the Trump administration in federal court in San Francisco, along with California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra, arguing that the administration hadn’t given a valid reason for ending DACA. … [Read more...] about The Supreme Court rejected Trump’s attempt to end DACA. Now what?