Tag: coronavirus

West Hollywood Launches COVID-19 Awareness Campaign

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, July 28, the City of West Hollywood announced that it had launched “Cover That Face, Maintain Your Space:” an outdoor media...

Thousands Protest In Berlin Against COVID-19 Restrictions

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BERLIN—Approximately 20,000 people took part in a protest in Germany’s capital, Berlin, on Saturday, August 1 to voice out against coronavirus restrictions implemented by...

Santa Monica Eatery Transitioning To Outdoor Wine Bar

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SANTA MONICA—To cater to the restrictions placed on restaurants in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, an eatery on the Third Street Promenade called...

SEEfest Will Be Online This Year

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LOS ANGELES—Unlike other film festivals which have cancelled their events due to coronavirus, the 15th annual South East European Film Festival in Los Angeles...

Private Schools Apply For Waivers For In-Person Classes

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CALIFORNIA — Several local private elementary schools in the Los Angeles County are considering requesting a waiver, initially stated in the July 17 press...

California Workers Get Presumption That COVID-19 Is Work-Related

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UNITED STATES—An executive order signed in early June 2020, gives workers the legal “benefit of the doubt” that their positive test for the Coronavirus...

Los Angeles Accidents Return As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease

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UNITED STATES─During the COVID-19 lockdown, Los Angeles’ Department of Transportation reported that traffic had dropped off by 55% and serious and fatal accidents dropped...

TikTok Influencer’s Party Sparks Outrage

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS — Videos posted on Tuesday night, July 21, sparked controversy as they revealed YouTube and TikTok influencers attending a party without wearing...

Stocking Up During A Pandemic

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UNITED STATES─Life has been tough for many Americans since the coronavirus virus exploded in mid-March. I remember things are bad, so much to the...

New Resources Supporting Businesses During Economic Recovery

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SANTA MONICA — On July 23, the city of Santa Monica announced new, expanded resources to support residents and businesses in economic recovery during...

Topanga’s Theatricum Botanicum Offers Summer Classes For All Ages

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TOPANGA CANYON — This summer, despite Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum repertory season being cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, summer classes will be offered...

Walmart Will Close On Thanksgiving This Year

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UNITED STATES—On Tuesday, July 21, Walmart announced that it will keep all its stores closed on Thanksgiving Day. "We know this has been a...

FDA Authorizes Coronavirus Pool Testing

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AMERICA — On July 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization to Quest Diagnostics, allowing for sample pooling in...

Target Requiring Masks In Stores

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UNITED STATES—On Thursday, July 16, Target announced that it will require customers to wear masks in its stores as a result of the rise...

Applications Open For City’s Emergency Renters Assistance Program

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CALIFORNIA — From Monday, July 13 at 8 a.m. through Friday, July 17 at 11:59 p.m., applications for the city of Los Angeles’ Emergency...

Tree People Host Blood Drive

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BEL AIR — The Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council is partnering with Tree People to organize a community blood drive on Sunday, July 26. The...

Avra Expands Outdoor Seating

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BEVERLY HILLS—Avra in Beverly Hills is working with the city’s “Open BH” program to expand outdoor seating in order to continue in-person service for...

Lyft Driver Punched, Spat On By Angry Passenger

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CALIFORNIA—On Friday, July 10, a passenger with Lyft was caught on camera punching and spitting on a driver after she accused him of arriving...

COVID-19 Causes Shortage Of California Lottery Scratchers

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SHERMAN OAKS— As of Friday, July 10, there has been a significant shortage of California Lottery Scratcher tickets. According to lottery officials, this may...

President Trump Signals Withdrawal From World Health Organization

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—A senior official confirmed on Tuesday, July 7, that The White House has officially moved to withdraw the United States from the World...
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