Morning Brief: Newsom Family Quarantining After Possible COVID Exposure

Also California virus cases triple, L.A. hits 300 homicides, and more
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» California’s first family—Gavin Newsom, wife Jennifer Siebel-Newsom, and their four children—are quarantining for two weeks after three of the four children came in contact with a California Highway Patrol officer who tested positive for COVID-19. [ABC 7]

» Daily COVID-19 case averages in California have tripled. The virus is now infecting more people every day than at any previous point.  [Los Angeles Times]

» Local hospitals worry about staff shortages, burnout as the surge continues. Facilities worry they may run out of beds for patients soon. [Los Angeles Times]

» A patient shot by an LASD deputy inside a UCLA hospital last month has died from the gunshot wounds. Hospital staff are asking for answers as to why more was not done to de-escalate the situation before the deputy opened fire. [Los Angeles Times]

» Los Angeles reached 300 homicides on Sunday, a number not recorded since 2009. A spate of gun violence over the weekend claimed at least four lives.  [KTLA]

» The city of Burbank unveiled a new public statue. The 600-pound, seven-and-a-half-foot tall bronze statue depicts the Batman. [KTLA]


TOP STORIES FROM L.A. MAG

» Drive-Ins Have to Curtail Late-Night Showings Under the New Curfew Order Screenings that wrap up before 10 p.m. will continue to be allowed

» Department of Justice Reportedly Examining Penske-Hollywood Reporter Deal Antitrust investigators are going over the purchase, set to put three of the four largest entertainment trade publications under one owner

» An L.A. Businessman Dropped $1.5 Million on a Diamond-Encrusted Face Mask The one-of-a-kind creation features 3,608 diamonds.


ONE MORE THING

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Outdoor Dining at Restaurants Will Be Suspended in L.A. County

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations skyrocket, Los Angeles County public health officials announced on Sunday that all on-premises outdoor dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries, and bars must close. The change in policy will go into effect at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and stay in place for a minimum of three weeks.

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