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The Golden State. California, a western U.S. state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles. Its terrain includes cliff-lined beaches, redwood forest, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Central Valley farmland and the Mojave Desert.

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Sacramento Lawmakers Lining Up at Assemblywoman Garcia’s Water Corruption Trough

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site HMG OP-ED: This past Monday, the Assembly Committee for Local Government, chaired...
In this Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo, Carlos Vasquez, left, and his nephew, R.J. Vasquez, wait for customers at their family's barber shop in Houston. They estimate they have lost nearly half of their business due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

California To Let Gyms, Bars, Day Camps Reopen Next Week

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND AMY TAXIN Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will allow day camps, bars, gyms,...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom updates the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)

Report: California’s COVID-19 Cases Rising, Bucking National Trend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - California, where health experts warn of a potential second wave of the coronavirus as the economy reopens, is...
LAPD information technology bureau officer Jim Stover demonstrates the use of the body camera during a media event displaying the new body cameras to be used by the Los Angeles Police Department in Los Angeles, California August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Al Seib/Pool

California Police Arrest curfew Flouters, Chase Thieves

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By BRIAN MELLEY and KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police throughout California arrested hundreds of protesters...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

‘Why Do We Always Get Hit First?’ Proposed Budget Cuts Target Vulnerable Californians

Shirley Madden, 83, relies on a caregiver and her two grown daughters to remain living at home — and not in a nursing home. Her...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Allows Some Reopening Of Barbershops, Hair Salons

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that barbershops and hair salons can...
Julio DeJesus pumps gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Big Oil loses appeal, climate suits go to California courts

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BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday against major oil companies in...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom give an update to the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. At right is California Health and Human Services Agency Director Dr. Mark Ghaly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)

California Lays Out Pandemic Rules For Church Reopenings

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By STEFANIE DAZIO and ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rabbi Shalom Rubanowitz looks forward to reopening his synagogue...
A bowl of stickers for those taking advantage of early voting, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Steubenville, Ohio. Elections officials in the four states, Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio, holding presidential primaries next week say they have no plans to postpone voting amid widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, they are taking extraordinary steps to ensure that voters can cast ballots and polling places are clean. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

RNC Sues Newsom Over Order to Send Mail Ballots to All California Voters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Gov. Gavin Newsom has been sued by the Republican National Committee and two other party organizations for his...
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will reveal his plan Thursday, May 14, for how to plug a $54.3 billion hole in the state budget. California's revenues have plummeted since the state has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California To Spend $1.8 Billion More On Virus Response

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday took an extra $1.8...
UC Berkeley - Photographer: Charlie Nguyen

University of California Imposes Pay Freeze As Losses Mount

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By JOCELYN GECKER Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California is imposing a system-wide freeze on...
In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each others they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that supply food to California and much of the country as schools, restaurants and stores shutter over the coronavirus. But some workers are anxious about the virus spreading among them and their families. Steve Heringer, general manager of the 152-year-old family owned business said workers now have more hand sanitizer and already use their own gloves for field work. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Tulare County Defies State As More of California Reopens

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As restaurants and stores were cleared to open for customers...
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will reveal his plan Thursday, May 14, for how to plug a $54.3 billion hole in the state budget. California's revenues have plummeted since the state has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

As Revenues Plummet, Billions Cut From California Budget

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Reflecting the financial hit California is already seeing from the...
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will reveal his plan Thursday, May 14, for how to plug a $54.3 billion hole in the state budget. California's revenues have plummeted since the state has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Governor Looks To Plug $54 Billion Budget Hole

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to reveal his plan...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom updates the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)

California Outlines Changes for Restaurants As They Reopen

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two California counties, Butte and El Dorado, won state approval Tuesday to reopen dining rooms in restaurants —...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti listens as California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks in front of the hospital ship US Naval Ship Mercy that arrived into the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, March 27, 2020, to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Admiral John Gumbleton, U.S. Navy stands behind Mayor Garcetti. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)

California Takes Steps to reopen Public Spaces, Businesses

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SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A beach bordering two Southern California counties reopened Monday with some restrictions as parts of the state...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom displays a bottle of hand sanitizer while saying the state would take action against price gouging because of the coronavirus, at a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. In the aftermath of the first California resident to die from the coronavirus, Newsom declared a state declared a statewide emergency to deal with the virus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Keeping The COVID Plague At Bay: How California Is Protecting Older Veterans

Dr. Vito Imbasciani has been at war with viruses since he was 5. Growing up near the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New...
Gavin Newsom - Photographer: Gage Skidmore

Orange County Woman, Others Sue California Lawmakers Over Shutdown

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Attorneys for an Orange County woman and four others have filed a lawsuit in federal court, alleging Gov....
In this Sept. 8, 2016, file photo, people gather to watch the sunset at Delicate Arch in Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. Most of America's national parks remain open as some of the last refuges for weary Americans sick of being stuck at home, but many are closing visitor centers, shuttles, lodges and restaurants in hopes of containing the spread of the coronavirus. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP, File)

Triple Digit Heat Expected in California Deserts, Temperatures To Cool Elsewhere

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Although the San Diego County deserts will again experience near triple-digit temperatures today, it will be cooler elsewhere...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Threatens 3 Counties’ Aid as Reopening Begins

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The most significant reopening of the California economy during the...
A shopper loads her van with groceries for a family gathering Monday, March 16, 2020, in Santa Ana, Calif. Millions of California's oldest and youngest residents stayed home Monday as officials took increasingly strident steps to separate people and contain the spread of the coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Californians Can Hike, Shop, Golf as Virus Restrictions Ease

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hiking to the Hollywood sign and hitting the links is being allowed Saturday as the California county hardest...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Nail, Hair Salons Plead to Open With Other Shops

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By AMY TAXIN Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — California officials have rattled off numerous shops and businesses that...
In this May 9, 2019, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures towards a chart with proposed funding to deal with the state's homelessness as he discusses his revised state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. The governor is calling for better mental health care to help treat the state's large homeless population as he addresses one of the state's most pressing problems in his second State of the State speech to be given Wednesday, Feb. 19. 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Legislative Analyst Projects Deficit Through 2024

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s coronavirus-induced budget deficits could continue until at least 2024...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Masks Become Part of Life in California, But Rules Vary

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By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — For many Californians venturing outside, donning a mask has become...
This Dec. 16, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department shows flames burning near power lines in Montecito, Calif. Pacific Gas and Electric is promising promising to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to avoid a potential takeover attempt by the state of California and prove the beleaguered utility is turning over a new leaf as it works through its second bankruptcy in less than 20 years. The promise to shake things up came late Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, as the San Francisco company tries to emerge from bankruptcy by June 30. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)

Brush Fire Burns on South Santa Barbara County Coast

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Winds spread a brush fire over more than 150 acres (61 hectares) along the south Santa Barbara...
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California DMV Reopening Offices, Including Multiple Southland Locations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The California Department of Motor Vehicles will reopen 25 of its field offices tomorrow, including more than a...
This Dec. 16, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department shows flames burning near power lines in Montecito, Calif. Pacific Gas and Electric is promising promising to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to avoid a potential takeover attempt by the state of California and prove the beleaguered utility is turning over a new leaf as it works through its second bankruptcy in less than 20 years. The promise to shake things up came late Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, as the San Francisco company tries to emerge from bankruptcy by June 30. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)

Regulators Waive $200M Fine on PG&E For Causing Deadly Fires

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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Thursday suspended a $200 million fine against Pacific Gas & Electric as punishment for the...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

California Doom: Staggering $54 Billion Budget Deficit Looms

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will have a budget shortfall of $54.3 billion because of the economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus,...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

California To Get $247M Refund As Masks Face Delivery Delay

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be refunded $247 million it paid to a Chinese company under a major deal for protective...
Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Los Angeles Attorneys Say Company Sold Antibody Tests Not Approved By FDA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City Attorney Mike Feuer and Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey today announced a lawsuit against a company...
State Seal- Everystockphoto: Photographer Hey Paul

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order On Marriages

Apr 30, 2020 SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order today that will allow adults to obtain marriage licenses via videoconferencing rather than in person amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the executive order, adults will be able to obtain a marriage license, at the discretion of their local county clerk, through videoconferencing, as long [...]
College Admissions Office

LAUSD College-Bound Students To Get Help With Admissions During COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified School District students set to graduate high school this year will be able to connect...
signs beach ocean - Everystockphoto: Photographer thetalesend

Dana Point, Huntington Beach Resist Newsom’s Beach Closure Order

Beach to call on officials to relax the state's stay-at-home orders. Fred Fourcher can be reached at fred@bitcentral.com or 949-417-4111.   NEWPORT BEACH...
Speedy's Grub Shack is selling gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

After One-Day Hiatus, Average L.A. County Gas Price Resumes Dropping

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti listens as California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks in front of the hospital ship US Naval Ship Mercy that arrived into the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, March 27, 2020, to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Admiral John Gumbleton, U.S. Navy stands behind Mayor Garcetti. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)

Garcetti To Serve As Biden Vice Presidential Selection Committee Co-chair

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be among four co-chairs of the Vice Presidential Selection Committee for former Vice...
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Calabasas Councilman To Chair Valley Economic Alliance

SHERMAN OAKS (CNS) - The Valley Economic Alliance today announced the election of lawyer and Calabasas City Councilman Fred Gaines as chairman...
Los Angeles Sheriff Squad Car in WeHo- Photographer: Tony Webster

L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. Says 74 Employees Tested Positive For COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported today that 74 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...
Police Car Flashing Lights

Officer-Involved Shooting In South Los Angeles Area Leaves One Dead

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A gunman was killed in an officer-involved shooting in South Los Angeles, and his two companions were taken...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Los Angeles Controller Releases Data Map, Info Hub On COVID-19 Resources

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin today unveiled a COVID-19 Resource Hub website that gathers the latest federal, state...
Court Gavel

San Diego Judge Orders Review Of Otay Mesa Detainees For Eventual Release

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A San Diego federal judge ordered today that a group of up to 69 "medically vulnerable'' detainees at...
Port of Los Angeles - Courtesy of the Port of Los Angeles

L.A. Port Director Says Operations Running `Smoothly’ Despite Production Drop

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said today that the shipyard's operations are running "smoothly and...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti listens as California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks in front of the hospital ship US Naval Ship Mercy that arrived into the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, March 27, 2020, to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Admiral John Gumbleton, U.S. Navy stands behind Mayor Garcetti. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)

Garcetti To Serve As Biden Campaign Co-chair

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign committee today named L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti as one of four...
Sun shining at clear sky with real lens flare and copy space - Photographer: Skeyndor

California Southland To Experience Rough Seas Through Monday; New Heat Wave On The Way

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Powerful northwest winds will generate rough seas today as the Southland's first heat wave of 2020 dissipates, only...
Los Angeles International Airport -LAX sign

FAA Awards LAX Over $13.7M For Perimeter Fencing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it is giving a grant of...
People walks along Zuma Beach, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Malibu, Calif. Officials are trying to dissuade people from using the beaches after California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered the state's 40 million residents to stay at home indefinitely. His order restricts non-essential movements to control the spread of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the state's medical system. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

All California Beaches And State Parks To Close Starting Friday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - All California beaches and state parks are expected to temporarily close starting Friday in an attempt to prevent...
Speedy's Grub Shack is selling gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Streak Of Dropping L.A. County Gas Prices Ends At 59th Days

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  A 59-day streak of decreases that dropped the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. Says 70 Employees Tested Positive For COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported today that 70 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...
Prison Jail Cell - Photographer: Jobs For Felons Hub

OCDA Criticizes Early Release Of Sex Offenders

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Seven sex offenders arrested for alleged parole violations were released from custody, apparently as part of the state...
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Phillips 66 Facing Lawsuit Over Pollution Concerns In Carson, Wilmington

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Los Angeles County environmental rights organization is among two groups that gave notice today to Phillips 66...
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Ex-LAPD Officer Loses Latest Appeal In El Segundo Assault

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The California Supreme Court refused today to review the case of a former Los Angeles Police Department officer...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Taxpayers Group Sues Newsom Over Plan To Help Undocumented Immigrants

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A taxpayers' group filed court papers today to block Gov. Gavin Newsom's allocation of $75 million in coronavirus-related...
This March 23, 2020 photo provided by Margarita Silva shows her outside the La Palma Detention Center in Eloy, Ariz., wearing her husband’s land surveyor goggles, a mask she borrowed from a friend and medical gloves she got from a hardware store. Attorneys and judges in U.S. immigration courts are trying to protect themselves from the coronavirus with borrowed masks and hand sanitizer. The Trump administration has delayed hearings for immigrants who aren't in detention but is moving forward for those who are. (Margarita Silva via AP)

Los Angeles Sewing Group Seeks Volunteers To Provide 30,000 Cloth Masks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A group of sewers seeking to create 30,000 cloth face masks for front-line health care workers in Los...
Los Angeles Sheriff Squad Car in WeHo- Photographer: Tony Webster

L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. Says 66 Employees Tested Positive For COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported today that 66 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Santa Monica Forms Task Force For COVID-19 Recovery

SANTA MONICA (CNS) - Santa Monica city leaders have formed a task force to help the city emerge from the coronavirus lockdown,...
Cammomille Flowers in the Sun - Everystockphoto: Photographer utnapistim

California Southland Heat Wave Eases — But Not For Long

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Southland's first heat wave of 2020 will ease today thanks to the return of the marine layer,...
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Anaheim Discount Tire Centers Ordered To Pay Back Wages To Worker Who Self-Quarantined

ANAHEIM (CNS) - Anaheim-based Discount Tire Centers must pay an employee $2,606 in back wages for denying  him sick leave after his health...
A lone pedestrian crosses Grand Avenue with Los Angeles city hall as a backdrop in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The coronavirus has closed restaurants, stores, theaters and many commuters are now working from home. (David Crane/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

Coronavirus Deaths Hit 1,000 In L.A. County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County has reached a grim milestone, with COVID-19 deaths topping 1,000.   The county Department of Public...
Speedy's Grub Shack is selling gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Average L.A. County Gas Price Drops For 59th Consecutive Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the 59th...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Newsom Outlines Risk-Based, Phased Business Reopening Plan; No Timeline Set

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Again saying the state is "weeks, not months'' away from relaxing stay-at-home orders, Gov. Gavin Newsom today outlined...
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New FBI Counterterrorism Leader In Los Angeles Named

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Amir Ehsaei has been named the new special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Division of the Los...
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L.A. County To Consider $35.5 Budget, Warning Of Cuts To Come

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set today to consider a preliminary $35.5 billion budget for...
Amoeba Music. Hollywood - Photographer: vxla

Amoeba Music To Not Reopen Iconic Sunset Boulevard Location

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - Amoeba Music will not reopen its iconic Sunset Boulevard location due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but management of the...
State Seal- Everystockphoto: Photographer Hey Paul

Colorado & Nevada Join California, Oregon & Washington In Western States Pact

Apr 27, 2020 Western state Governors: Health outcomes and science – not politics – will guide decisions to modify stay at home orders SACRAMENTO – Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak today announced their respective states are joining California, Oregon and Washington in the Western States Pact – a working group of [...]
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Judge Again Deals Setback To Reseda Gun Store, Turners

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - For the second time in two weeks, a judge today upheld the city of Los Angeles' decision to...
In this April 2, 2020, file photo a nurse holds a vial and a swab at a drive-up coronavirus testing station at a hospital in Seattle. A federal report due out Monday, April 6, finds that three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Long Beach Offers Non-Vehicle Coronavirus Testing

LONG BEACH (CNS) - The city of Long Beach is adding non-vehicle-based testing at its three coronavirus testing sites to accommodate people...
LA METRO EXPO LINE Train #301-Photographer: Prayitno

L.A. Metro To Close Portion Of C Line For Construction

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today that it will suspend rail service on the C...
Sun shining at clear sky with real lens flare and copy space - Photographer: Skeyndor

California Southland Heat Wave Persists

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Southland's first heatwave of 2020 is almost a week old today, and highs in several communities will...
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Beutner: LAUSD Can’t Reopen Without Widespread Testing, Contact Tracing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The nation's second-largest school district will not reopen campuses without widespread coronavirus testing and contact tracing for students...
Los Angeles Sheriff Squad Car in WeHo- Photographer: Tony Webster

L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. Says 64 Employees Tested Positive For COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported today that 64 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...
Speedy's Grub Shack is selling gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Average L.A. County Gas Price Drops For 58th Consecutive Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the 58th...
Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Loss Of Smell Could Be Sign Of Milder Cases Of COVID-19, UCSD Health Finds

 SAN DIEGO (CNS) -  Researchers at UC San Diego Health have found that loss of smell related to COVID-19 suggests the resulting illness...
I-10 Turnoff to Palm Springs, California -Photographer: Ken Lund

Nighttime I-10 Lane Closures Resume This Week Between Cabazon, Banning

CABAZON (CNS) - Motorists traveling between Cabazon and Banning on Interstate 10 during the nighttime hours this week could experience delays due...
Gavin Newsom - Photographer: Gage Skidmore

Newsom Blasts OC Beach Crowds: Virus “Doesn’t Take The Weekends Off”

NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) - Gov. Gavin Newsom today lashed out at crowds who flocked to some Orange County beaches over the hot...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Two San Francisco Women Charged With Robbery Affecting Interstate Commerce In Alleged Scheme To...

Friday, April 24, 2020 Defendants Allegedly Entered a Walgreens, Coughed Audibly, Claimed to Have “COVID,” and Stole Merchandise from Store SAN FRANCISCO – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California unsealed charges today in a criminal complaint charging Carmelita Barela and Rosetta Shabazz with committing robbery affecting interstate commerce in connection [...]
Fit testing the N95 Mask - Photographer: AlamosaCounty PublicHealth

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Opens N95 Mask Decontamination Center

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva unveiled a decontamination center today that he said can disinfect up to...
Police Car Flashing Lights

Pedestrian Struck By Patrol Car, Hospitalized

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Los Angeles police officer responding to a call struck and injured a pedestrian today in the El...
Hand Cuffed

Ex-FBI Agent Arrested On Conspiracy Charge Alleging He Accepted Bribes Paid By Lawyer Linked...

Friday, April 24, 2020           LOS ANGELES – A Bay Area man who retired from the FBI last year after 20 years as a special agent was arrested today on a federal criminal charge alleging he conspired to accept more than $200,000 in cash bribes and gifts in exchange for providing sensitive law enforcement information [...]
In this Feb. 22, 2020 file photo, Mary Cahill, left, leaves a news conference where officials discussed the proposal for housing coronavirus patients at the Fairview Development Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton will hold a hearing Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, about a proposal to house former cruise ship passengers infected with a new virus at a Southern California complex that used to be for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The virus has killed thousands, mostly in China. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

Orange County Coronavirus Cases Surpass 2,000

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Orange County officials reported 105 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death over the weekend, raising Orange...
Cammomille Flowers in the Sun - Everystockphoto: Photographer utnapistim

California Southland Heat Wave Enters Second Week

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Gusty crosswinds will swirl in the Southland today, with the strongest occurring along the Interstate-5 corridor in the...
OC FAIR, costa mesa, california, usa -Photographer: Elia Scudiero

OC Fair Chair To Recommend Canceling 2020 Fair, Suggests Virtual Fair

COSTA MESA (CNS) - The board overseeing the Orange County Fair is expected today to cancel its 2020 edition because of the...
Speedy's Grub Shack is selling gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Average L.A. County Gas Price Drops For 57th Consecutive Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the 57th...
A lone pedestrian crosses Grand Avenue with Los Angeles city hall as a backdrop in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The coronavirus has closed restaurants, stores, theaters and many commuters are now working from home. (David Crane/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

L.A. County Reports 440 New Cases Of COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County's coronavirus toll is nearing 20,000 cases today, with more than 900 cases.   Officials Sunday reported...

Hahn, Kuehl Propose Vote-By-Mail Ballots For All L.A. County Voters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl are proposing sending a vote-by-mail ballot to all eligible...
Los Angeles City Hall

City Of Los Angeles Opens Cooling Centers In Wake Of Heat Wave

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks announced today it has activated four cooling centers to help...
Sun shining at clear sky with real lens flare and copy space - Photographer: Skeyndor

It May Be Hot, But Don’t Go To The Beach; Social-Distancing In Effect

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The heat wave cooking the Southland today and this weekend would ordinarily mean packed beaches, but the coronavirus...
In this July 23, 2019, file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti walks from a courthouse in New York, after facing charges. A Los Angeles amateur basketball league's founder told jurors Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, that Avenatti betrayed him when the lawyer threatened to make his complaints against Nike public. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Avenatti Headed Back To California For House Arrest

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Convicted attorney Michael Avenatti was released from a Manhattan jail today and was due to arrive in the...
Los Angeles Sheriff Squad Car in WeHo- Photographer: Tony Webster

L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. Says 61 Employees Tested Positive for COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported today that 61 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...
LA METRO EXPO LINE Train #301-Photographer: Prayitno

LA Metro To Close Entrances To Some B Line Rail Stations To Clean For...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it will temporarily close some of the entrances to rail...
Port of Galveston to reopen -Photographer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Coast Guard Monitoring Increased Number Of Oil Tankers near LA/LB Port Complex

SAN PEDRO (CNS) - The U.S. Coast Guard today reported that an increased number of oil tankers are anchored near the Los...
In this Feb. 22, 2020 file photo, Mary Cahill, left, leaves a news conference where officials discussed the proposal for housing coronavirus patients at the Fairview Development Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton will hold a hearing Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, about a proposal to house former cruise ship passengers infected with a new virus at a Southern California complex that used to be for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The virus has killed thousands, mostly in China. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

Orange County Reports Two More COVID-19 Deaths

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Orange County has reported two more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total to 36, and announced 78 new confirmed...
Muslim Praying During Ramadan

Fasting For Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Begins Today; Altered By California Governor Stay...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Most observant Muslims will begin fasting today for Ramadan, the holy month commemorating the first revelation of the...
Cammomille Flowers in the Sun - Everystockphoto: Photographer utnapistim

More High Winds, High Heat In Store For California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Strong winds will blow across the Southland today, generating furious wind gusts amid a continuing heat wave, threatening...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average L.A. County Gas Price Drops For 54th Consecutive Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Port of Los Angeles - Courtesy of the Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles Director Eyes Future Trade, Projects Eyed Amid COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said today that cargo is flowing at the shipyard, which...
For Rent Sign

L.A. Councilmen Continue Call For Federal Rent Freeze During Coronavirus

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Two Los Angeles Councilmen echoed their call today for the federal government to enact a suspension of rent...
San Francisco Mayor London Breed

Mayor London Breed Announces Give2SF Funding For Seniors, Undocumented San Franciscans, And Small Businesses

Wednesday,April22,2020 Give2SF COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund will provide San Franciscans with food security, access to housing, and security for workers and small businesses. The Fund has received approximately $10.5 million in contributions and pledges from foundations and individual donors, and is accepting additional donations. San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed today announced [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Orange County Reports 67 More COVID-19 Cases, One Death

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Orange County's number of coronavirus cases has climbed by 67 to an overall total of 1,753, while the...
State Seal- Everystockphoto: Photographer Hey Paul

Governor Newsom Announces Plan To Resume Delayed Health Care That Was Deferred As Hospitals...

Apr 22, 2020 Decision based on progress toward preparing California’s hospitals and health care delivery system for a COVID-19 surge in patients – one of California’s six indicators to gradually modify state’s stay-at-home order State also announces plans to add at least an additional 80 testing sites, mainly in underserved communities; train up to 10,000 [...]
Flag of Armenia - Photographer: young shanahan

Glendale’s Armenian Genocide Commemoration To Be Held Virtually

GLENDALE (CNS) - Glendale's annual Armenian genocide commemoration will be held virtually today due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The commemoration will include...
A lone pedestrian crosses Grand Avenue with Los Angeles city hall as a backdrop in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The coronavirus has closed restaurants, stores, theaters and many commuters are now working from home. (David Crane/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

COVID-19 Deaths Continue To Rise As Cases Top 16,000

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County's coronavirus toll stood at more than 16,000 cases today, with more than 700 dead.   More...

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