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COVID Closures and Cancelations Feel Like a Flashback to 2020

Restaurants shuttering. Parties canceled. Our vaxxed and relaxed summer isn't shaping up quite the way anyone hoped it would
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As COVID Explodes Among the Unvaccinated, the Unhoused Are Being Left Behind

With a vaccination rate that lags more than 20 percent behind the rest of the population, the county's homeless residents could be on a crash course with disaster as the Delta variant wreaks havoc
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Three East Coast States Remove California from Their Travel Quarantine Lists

California residents will no longer be required to to undergo mandatory quarantine upon arrival
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From Hollywood to Silicon Beach, L.A. Professionals Are Using LSD to Amp Up Their Careers

Taking small amounts of psychedelic drugs—a practice known as "microdosing"—has gone mainstream
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How the Homeless Ended Up Being Blamed for Typhus

“It is easy to blame folks who are unhoused," one advocate says
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The CDC Says Fully Vaxxed People Can Ditch Their Masks—but Are They Ready?

The adjusted mask guidelines are getting mixed reviews from a wary populace

Mel’s Drive-In Is Reviving Its Carhop Service in the Face of COVID-19

"You drive up, park the car, and just call inside and order whatever you want"
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From Vibrating Chairs to Laser Treatments, Women’s Sexual Wellness Is Booming

According to local doctors, more and more women are standing up to "demand optimization" of their sex lives
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Can L.A.’s Farmers Markets Make Physical Distancing Work?

After a busy weekend in Brentwood, Mayor Garcetti suspends markets until a plan is in place
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Officials Lay Into ‘Selfish’ Unvaccinated as the Delta Variant Fuels a Spike

As L.A. County sees five consecutive days of 1,000-plus cases, local leaders are stressing that getting jabbed will put a damper on the Delta variant