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In L.A. County, Opioid Deaths Spiked During Stay-at-Home in One Particular Demographic

A new study found that opioid-related deaths increased among less-educated white people between March and April 2020
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California Moves Out of the Highest COVID Transmission Risk Tier

The Golden State and Puerto Rico are the only places in the country where the risk of COVID-19 transmission is "substantial" rather than "high"
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Want to Go Out Drinking in L.A. County? It’s Time to Get Vaccinated

A new health order coming down the pike is set to mandate proof of vax at bars, wineries, breweries, and more
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LAPD Officers File Suit Over the City’s COVID Vaccine Ordinance

Six L.A. cops say the city’s mandate for employees violates their constitutional rights
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Mu Who? What You Need to Know About the Latest ‘Variant of Interest’

Dr. Anthony Fauci says officials are paying close attention to the Mu variant, but “don’t consider it an immediate threat right now"
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Ahead of Labor Day Weekend, Health Officials Want Angelenos to Be ‘Super Careful’

With a long holiday weekend comes the fear that revelry will lead to an uptick in COVID-19 cases in L.A. County
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L.A. County will Pay $400k to a Sun Valley Church that Defied COVID Orders

The county sued Grace Community Church for continuing to hold unmasked indoor services during the worst of the pandemic
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Former Miss California Carrie Prejean Is Now an Anti-Mask Mom with the Encinitas School Board in Her Sights

The defrocked former beauty queen was recorded in the midst of an anti-mask rant this week: ”The pandemic is over”
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In L.A. County, COVID Hospitalizations Rise Again After Leveling Off for a Few Days

Local officials were hopeful that the number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus would continue to downtrend, but the Delta variant is continuing its spread
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An LAFD Captain’s Online Anti-Vaxx ‘Tyranny’ Speech Triggers an Investigation

The fire captain was wearing an LAFD hat and T-shirt in the viral video and "appears to be on duty"