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Harvest Rock Church in Pasadena wanted the 9th Circuit to strike down California's ban on indoor services. But the appeals court did not go that far.
In an indication of the seriousness of the illness, all 62 children with MIS-C in L.A. County were hospitalized, officials said, with 45% treated in the ICU.
Amanda Gorman captivated the world with her poem at President Joe Biden's inauguration.
The two were killed while investigating a power outage caused by downed equipment in the 14700 block of Tupper Street, according to an LAFD spokesman.
The proposal would also create a rent subsidy program using up to $2.6 billion in federal rental relief dollars.
Scientists thought the U.K. variant was more transmissible, but evidence suggests those who have the virus are also more likely to die from it, Dr. Anthony Fauci says.
A judge said arrogance and greed drove Englander to lie to FBI about cash payments and a debauched night in Las Vegas.
Officials have warned that vaccines will be in short supply in part because people who already received their first shot now need their second.
L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner says reopening K-12 campuses will require the vaccination of teachers and staff. But UTLA says virus case rates also must drop.
Heavy snow was falling in the Grapevine on Monday morning, prompting the CHP to close the 5 Freeway in both directions. Along the Central Coast, evacuations were ordered amid fears of potential mudslides.
A year after the deaths of Bryant, his daughter and seven others, a push for safety measures has stalled in Congress amid the pandemic and industry opposition.
The pandemic has meant less in-hospital time for many nursing students. But Cal State student nurses are now jump-starting their careers with the vaccine rollout.
Why couldn't some vaccinator from the government — or a healthcare provider it contracts with — knock on the door with a COVID-19 vaccine and stick it in our arms?
The action by state officials means restaurants and gyms could soon reopen outdoor services. Counties will make the final call, however.
A park visitor's body was found Jan. 16 at the base of Upper Yosemite Fall, the same day she was reported missing. But the discovery was not announced until six days later.
It's the latest in a string of enforcement efforts officials have lodged against Restauration and its owner in recent weeks.
The next storm is expected to reach L.A. by Monday morning after the first in a series of winter storms dropped rain and snow in the region.
Johnathon Lomeli was sentenced to 60 days in County Jail, the California attorney general's office announced.
In July, So Cal indie label Burger Records shut down after female fans and musicians accused some of bands of sexual misconduct. These are the women's stories.
As Black and Latino residents continue to bear the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hospital attempts to reach underserved groups.
California's ability to multitask is being tested as health officials scramble to find staff for vaccination sites while maintaining testing and contact tracing.
Rare snow in Malibu on Saturday created a buzz, with some drivers so delighted they pulled over to frolic.
In just 24 days, 5,106 people have died in Los Angeles County from COVID-19, while about 10,000 died in the previous nine months.
Target is publicly apologizing for its handling of an incident in which three Black teens were detained at the Westlake Village store and eventually released.
The campaign to recall Newsom has brought in QAnon conspiracy advocates, anti-vaccination activists and supporters of the Proud Boys.
Third in a series of systems in Southern California expected to feature an atmospheric river
Giving the COVID-19 vaccine to people who are due their second dose could mean less vaccine available for people seeking their first shot.
FBI and local authorities investigate after a homemade bomb damages an El Monte church that's been a focus of protests for its anti-LGBTQ teachings.
It's been a rocky rollout, but I felt like I'd hit the lottery when I got my emailed confirmation, for a Pfizer injection at 12:15 on Thursday.
California scientists have discovered a new coronavirus strain that appears to be propagating faster than any other variant in the Golden State.
People eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine ahead of schedule have flocked to some L.A. clinics, spending hours in an unofficial standby line for doses left over at the end of the day.
The National Weather Service warns that Southern California's summer-like temperatures are petering off and wet weather will bring periods of rain, gusty winds and mountain snow through next week.
The only thing left unsaid is obvious: Absent substantial changes, Newsom's "Safe Schools for All" plan won't be ratified by the California Legislature.
The club never reopened after the November 2018 massacre that left 12 dead.
Longtime rabbi at University Synagogue put his faith into action in both religious and civic circles.
California's ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products is suspended after a referendum by the tobacco industry qualified for the 2022 ballot.
Much of December's distress was driven by hotels and restaurants closing, as tourism and business travel failed to bounce back and dining out was restricted.
Mayor Eric Garcetti says he's confident manufacturers will meet demand and additional COVID vaccines will be approved. But many more doses are needed.
The LAPD's use of officers on horseback to confront a crowd in downtown L.A. on Inauguration Day is being condemned as a violation of past reforms.
California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra's office says it will look at whether the department has engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional policing.
On homelessness, the new Biden administration is offering to spend more on the problem — but it will need buy-in from Congress.
Experts say California's brutal winter COVID-19 surge is largely driven by complacency on masking and distancing. One calls it 'COVID resentment.'
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are refusing to turn over documents to department watchdogs related to their investigation into Undersheriff Tim Murakami's alleged use of a Japanese racial slur to refer to employees of color.
Since the start of the pandemic in March, the Wilmington Teen Center has had to curtail nearly all youth activities. It now functions more like a community pantry.
Trying to create a social pod so her daughter could again play with her friends led this mom down a rabbit hole of awkwardness, rejection and frustration.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, families have started social pods for their children. Did you start a social pod? If so, we want to hear about it.
Tens of thousands of people face confusion, contradiction and chaos amid the state's uneven vaccine rollout.
COVID-19 deaths still stalking California at alarming levels even as cases continue to flatten
The lead plaintiff in a 2015 lawsuit against the L.A. Department of Water and Power, is suing the city again over the agency's billing errors.
A key committee of the Los Angeles City Council backed a proposal for a developer to erect two high-rise towers at the site of the former Times building in downtown L.A.
It is not yet known whether the new coronavirus variant is more contagious, but it is becoming increasingly prevalent in Northern California.
The Standard hotel in West Hollywood on the Sunset Strip is set to close Friday. It said its lease price made the location unsustainable.
Schools can be used as vaccine centers under new guidelines, but they'll have to apply for the role, and the bigger issue remains the shortage of vaccine doses.
Those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include grocery store and restaurant workers who live or work in Long Beach.
Orange County will open its second of five mass COVID-19 vaccination centers on Saturday. The goal: Inoculate all residents by July 4.
Roberts offered more than just a curriculum to the predominantly low-income and Latino students in Orange County's urban core.
County officials say they have most of the resources — large vaccine centers and personnel to run them — but lack the doses they need.
The court denies a petition alleging that L.A. Unified was violating the law by not offering in-person instruction for pupils with the greatest need.
More than 4,000 of Los Angeles County's 14,000-plus COVID-19 deaths have been reported since New Year's Day.
Southern Californians arrested in the assault on U.S. Capitol include a doctor, salon owner, and actor/model.
A group of Bay Area wineries and restaurants are seeking to overturn a state ban on in-person dining — and drinking — as a coronavirus-control measure.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said 1 million additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine would be administered in California over the course of 10 days. But due to the state's data collection issues, it is unclear whether he met that goal.
Kamala Harris has shattered many glass ceilings, but she has great company in Alpha Kappa Alpha and other Black Greek-letter sororities and fraternities.
The fallout was swift after Donald Trump pardoned Robert Zangrillo, who had faced a criminal trial set for this year.
Biden was inaugurated in a city that depressingly resembled an armed camp — as did California's state Capitol and statehouses around the country.
Review of allergic reactions linked to a specific lot of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine found "no scientific basis" for withholding it
The state is receiving about 300,000 to 500,000 COVID-19 doses each week, a pace that would take months for priority list residents to get vaccinated.
Grove, who once described herself as a "gun-carrying, tongue-talking, spirit-filled believer," will be succeeded as Senate Republican leader by state Sen. Scott Wilk of Santa Clarita.
The organizer of a rally against police brutality who was charged with attempted murder last year now faces additional felony charges after a months-long review of the case, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Despite signs that COVID-19 may be receding, a top Los Angeles County official warned the situation remains precarious.
With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, the California court system is preparing for eviction cases to double
Eagle Hospitality Trust's Chapter 11 filing could be the start of a wave of bankruptcies for the industry. The company operates the Queen Mary in Long Beach.
On Tuesday in Los Angeles County, those 65 and older began signing up for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. But it will take time to inoculate everyone.
Law enforcement in California remains on high alert for threats that may arise in response to President Biden's inauguration.
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake gently rattles South Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.
A Covid-19 surge at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has sickened hundreds of longshore workers, a disruption that could stymie the flow of goods - including pandemic supplies - through the nation's largest port complex. Port and local officials are calling for urgent vaccination of dockworkers.
The College Board's scrapping of SAT subject tests and essays signal another blow to the standardized testing industry.
Vaccines, aggressive strains and fatigue: California hits 3 million COVID cases and a crossroads.
The overhaul would prioritize three categories of people to receive green cards: farm workers, those with temporary protected status and Dreamers
President Trump grants a pardon to Robert Zangrillo, a Miami developer accused of securing his daughter's admission to USC through bribery and fraud.
A sheriff's deputy, police dog and suspect are dead after a shootout Monday night in Sacramento.
Law enforcement leaders across Los Angeles County are beefing up patrols and are on high alert for any threat that may arise ahead of the inauguration Wednesday of President-elect Joe Biden.
Moderna doses nearly depleted because of a shrinking vaccine allocation to the city and the inability to replace suspect doses.
Shortages will limit how many older L.A. County residents will be able to get the vaccine in the coming weeks.
A red flag warning for high fire risk will remain in place for much of L.A. County until 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Five large-scale vaccination sites opened across Los Angeles County on Tuesday.
'It's hard to believe this is January,' said one official, as Cal Fire reported at least 10 fires in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties.
Aditya Singh, 36, told authorities he was afraid to fly because of the COVID-19 pandemic and said other passengers at the airport had given him food.
The state auditor concluded Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration divvied up federal coronavirus relief overly generously to more populous counties.
The FBI arrests three Beverly Hills residents in connection to the U.S. Capitol rampage. More than 100 people have been charged with federal crimes so far.
The College Board will scrap its SAT subject tests and optional essay, with an intention to 'reduce and simplify demands on students.'
Clearing the 3-million case mark means roughly 1 out of every 13 Californians has been infected at some point during the pandemic.
The University of California takes the college brag sheet to a new level with a 123-page report of jobs created, research performed, students served.
Southern California is speeding up rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. This is where counties stand on their distribution plans.
Along La Cienega near Inglewood. At Beverly Hills High School. In people's backyards in Echo Park. Atop Signal Hill. Oil wells are everywhere in and around L.A. You sure don't see that in Paris (France).
Major, a German shepherd, will become the first White House shelter dog. The pandemic has fueled pet adoptions, "one of the few silver linings to COVID," one animal rescue official says.
The mention of the possible closure of Olympic station, amidst city budget cuts, sent Korean American leaders to the LAPD's defense and rallying to keep a strong police presence in their community.
The problem is that there are more people who want to be inoculated, and who are brimming with questions, than there is vaccine to do the critical job.
Critics say Newsom frequently hypes announcements and keeps local government and public officials in the dark about his coronavirus plans.
The FBI searched the Huntington Beach apartment of a far-right extremist who previously claimed to have attended the Capitol riot.
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