Tag: coronavirus

NYC Cracks Down On Residents Violating Coronavirus Measures

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AMERICA—In a new set of restrictions placed on one of the busiest cities in the world, which begin on Wednesday, August 5, Mayor Bill...

Mayor Eric Garcetti Authorizes Water And Power Shut Off

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS— On Wednesday, August 5, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that he will authorize to cut off utility service to properties that...

D.C. Mayor Won’t Require Masks For Government Workers

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AMERICA—Muriel Bowser, the Mayor of Washington, D.C., will not be requiring city and federal government employees to wear masks while they are on duty,...

De Blasio Announces 10K Fines For Travelers Defying Quarantine Mandate

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NEW YORK CITY— On Wednesday, August 5, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced that certain out-of-state travelers may face a fine of up to $10,000...

Santa Monica Begins ‘Targeted Enforcement’ For Face Coverings

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SANTA MONICA— On August 5, the City of Santa Monica announced that they will be beginning "targeted enforcement" of face coverings to ensure that...

WHO Chief Warns There May Never Be A COVID-19 “Silver Bullet”

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GENEVA— On Monday, August 3, the director of the World Health Organization warned that there may never be a “silver bullet” for defeating the...

Victoria, Australia In A “State Of Disaster”

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VICTORIA— Australia has had 17,895 coronavirus cases and 208 deaths. As of Sunday, August 2, the city of Victoria has declared a “State of...

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...
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