LAPD shootings remained near historic low in 2020, but are up in 2021; Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and ‘Shark Tank,’ for $8.45 billion; Angels fire pitching coach Mickey Callaway after investigation of harassment claims; Disneyland starts selling tickets to travelers from outside California; Last-minute Memorial Day weekend ideas from Catalina to San Diego
Published 05/27/21
Biden administration unveils offshore wind plan for California; A bold plan for UC admissions: Reduce out-of-state students; Southern California home prices jump 20% in April, knocking down another record; L.A.’s biggest LGBTQ theater fires artistic director Michael A. Shepperd after sexual misconduct allegations; L.A. County Fair is moving from scorching September to cooler May
Published 05/26/21
LAUSD schools will reopen fully, five days a week in the fall; Vaccination rates up among Latino, Black Californians; Half of L.A. County adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19; LAX unveils West Gates expansion with new checked-bag system; A dozen dead whales have washed ashore in the Bay Area
Published 05/25/21
Getting coronavirus after being vaccinated incredibly rare in LA County; Scores of freeway pellet gun shootings unnerve drivers and stump CHP; California’s highest-in-the-nation gas taxes are rising
Published 05/24/21
California postpones decision on relaxing mask and distancing rules for workers; Support for death penalty declining in California, poll shows; L.A. Pride plans in-person events after parade canceled; Lakers make playoffs
Published 05/21/21
California considers dropping mask rules at workplaces if everyone vaccinated; LA County sheriff will name deputies 30 days after they shoot a civilian; Echo Park Lake to reopen May 26
Published 05/20/21
COVID-19 declines dramatically; range County moves into yellow tier; Racial gap among COVID-19 vaccine recipients still ‘very disturbing’
Published 05/19/21
California will wait until June 15 to adopt new CDC mask guidelines; LAUSD rolls out student vaccines to prep for fall and in-person graduations in June; Arson suspect arrested in Pacific Palisades fire
Published 05/18/21
1,000 residents evacuated in Topanga Canyon; Thousands of protesters gather in Westwood to rally in support of Palestinians; Kobe Bryant is inducted into basketball Hall of Fame
Published 05/17/21
LA won’t immediately follow CDC’s relaxed mask rules; Newsom proposes COVID grants up to $25,000 for thousands more California businesses; California could become first state to let adults add parents to healthcare plans
Published 05/14/21
Newsom proposes transitional kindergarten for all California 4-year-olds in budget plan; California could lift most COVID-19 mask requirements by June 15; Californians see Kamala Harris as ready to step into the presidency
Published 05/13/21
Gov. Newsom proposes $12 billion to house California’s homeless; Opposition to Newsom recall grows; Orange County could leap into yellow tier
Published 05/12/21
Newsom promises additional $600 stimulus checks; LA County expected to hit COVID-19 herd immunity by end of July; Only 7% of LAUSD high school students return to reopened campuses
Published 05/11/21
Beginning Monday, LA will offer appointment-free COVID-19 vaccinations; California high schoolers are saying no thanks to reopened campuses; Californians are finally acknowledging Asians are ‘frequently’ discriminated against
Published 05/10/21
Orange County and other California sites to close mass COVID-19 vaccination centers; HFPA members vote in favor of proposed reforms; L.A.’s Pride parade is a no-go again this year
Published 05/07/21
California COVID-19 hospitalizations are lowest since pandemic’s start; Federal charges filed against alleged boat captain in deadly smuggling wreck; Orphaned ducklings find lettuce and love at Huntington Beach wildlife center
Published 05/06/21
LA experiences increase in shootings in the first 4 months of this year; Man charged with arson in fire that seriously damaged historic San Gabriel Mission; Anti-Asian hate crimes have spiked in cities around the US
Published 05/05/21
Published 05/05/21
California coronavirus case rate continues to fall; LA expands operations at COVID-19 vaccine sites; LAUSD reopens playgrounds
Published 05/04/21
Los Angeles County reports no new COVID-19 deaths; 3 dead, 27 injured when suspected smuggling boat capsizes off Point Loma; Turmoil shakes California National Guard with firing, suspension of top generals
Published 05/03/21
Appointments for first dose of COVID-19 vaccine drop by half in LA County; 5 arrested in shooting of Lady Gaga’s dogwalker; LA's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to reopen
Published 04/30/21
Outrage grows as new video shows Latino man dying after Bay Area police pin him for 4 minutes; Sheriff’s Chief Eliezer Vera announces run for LA County sheriff; Real ID deadline pushed back yet again
Published 04/29/21
Los Angeles County reaches threshold to enter yellow tier; Ex-Song Girls coach accuses USC of discrimination; To correct protest failures, LAPD says it needs more money and officers
Published 04/28/21
Gov. Gavin Newsom to face recall election; California to lose a congressional seat; Stunning DDT dump site off LA coast much bigger than scientists expected
Published 04/27/21
Biden formally recognizes killing of more than 1 million Armenians as genocide; LA County reports 400 new cases of COVID-19; Newsom bans new California fracking permits starting in 2024
Published 04/26/21