vaccine allocation flu shot covid vaccine blue shield

California to Set Aside 40% of Vaccine Doses for Residents of Highest-Risk Communities

The insurance company will partner with the state to oversee distribution, a move officials hope will speed and simplify the process
xavier becerra

How Republicans Are Trying to Sink Xavier Becerra’s HHS Nomination

Painting Becerra as a left-wing radical, the GOP is putting pressure on certain Dem senators to vote against the confirmation
covid marathon

A Year Ago Today, L.A. Began Its Battle Against a Strange, New Threat Called the Coronavirus

On March 4, 2020, Mayor Garcetti declared a local emergency in response to a virus that still seemed like a remote menace. Here's what unfolded over a few crucial days
homeless count 2019

It’s Unclear When the Unhoused Will Be Up for Vaccination

One of the region's most vulnerable populations isn't being prioritized locally or at the state level
gavin newsom

Gavin Newsom Blasts Texas Governor’s ‘Absolutely Reckless’ Lifting of COVID Safety Rules

California's governor made comments critical of Greg Abbott, who announced Tuesday that he's scrapping the mask mandate and opening Texas "100 percent"
anti-asian hate crimes

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Spiked in L.A. Last Year

Anti-Chinese pandemic rhetoric is believed to have helped fuel a frightening trend in big cities across the country

Petition Calls for L.A. to Allow Indoor Museums to Reopen

Some say it's unfair to allow malls and commercial art galleries to operate indoors while public museums remain shuttered
cannabis legislation california

A New Bill Would Stop Most California Employers from Testing Applicants for Cannabis

California could make drug testing for pot a thing of the past—for the most part
West hollywood parking ticket street sweeping

L.A. Set to Cut Street Sweeping in Half: Here’s How to Know When You Need to Move Your Car

The city is launching an online system to alert residents which weeks they will still be subject to ticketing, and when they can relax
lausd resume school vaccine

LAUSD Will Receive Enough Vaccine for All Elementary School Teachers and Staff by Next Week

The allotment of 25,000 doses could speed the return of in-person instruction