Tag: coronavirus

City Offers Free CARES, Mediation, Cyber Security Webinars

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, May 12, the city of West Hollywood announced that it would be hosting three business-themed presentations - the latest gesture in...

Best TED Talks To Watch During Coronavirus Self-Isolation

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UNITED STATES—Self-isolation can be a bit of a challenge as you find yourself locked for hours in the same room. But if you look...

Nail Salons Can’t Open: COVID-19 Outbreak Started In One

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CALIFORNIA—On Thursday, May 7, California Governor Gavin Newsom said that the outbreak of COVID-19 in California began in a nail salon, and such shops...

Nordstrom Permanently Closing 16 Stores, 6 In California

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CALIFORNIA—Luxury department store franchise Nordstrom announced on Tuesday, May 5 that it would permanently close 16 of its full-line stores due to adverse impacts...

Crimes Drop, 239 LASD Staff/ Inmates With COVID-19

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CALIFORNIA—During the Monday, May 4 edition of his weekly press conferences, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced that violent crimes had dropped by...

Governor Changes Orders To Free Dallas Salon Owner

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DALLAS, TX—On Thursday, May 7, Governor Greg Abbott amended his lockdown executive order to free a Dallas salon owner who was jailed and fined...

Online Fall Semester At LA Community Colleges, SMC

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SANTA MONICA—As of April 30, Santa Monica College (SMC) as well as all 9 campuses in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) have...

Free COVID-19 Testing At Santa Monica College

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SANTA MONICA—On Thursday, May 7, Los Angeles County established a free walk-up COVID-19 testing site at Santa Monica College (SMC). The site is located at...

Residential, Commercial Eviction Moratoriums Extended Until July 31

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Monday, May 4, the City Council of West Hollywood approved an amendment to extend the timelines of the ‘Residential Eviction Moratorium’ and...

Marquez Charter Holds Parade And Navigates Distance Learning

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PACIFIC PALISADES—Teacher Appreciation Week has begun and on Tuesday May 5, Marquez Charter Elementary School held a celebration while adhering to social distancing rules....

Assistant City Manager Katie Lichtig Retiring After 35 Years

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SANTA MONICA—On April 30, Santa Monica Assistant Manager and Chief Operating Officer Katie Lichtig announced that she would retire on May 29, 2020 after...

Free Grocery Delivery Program During COVID-19 Pandemic

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, May 5, the City of West Hollywood announced that it launched a free Temporary Grocery Delivery Program for “vulnerable residents”. The service...

Universal Studios Costume Dresser Makes Masks During Closure

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STUDIO CITY—Sunday, May 3 marked Universal Studios’ first day of furloughs for its part-time hourly employees including costume dresser Lindsey Lamson. The sewist has...

Fall 2020 Semester Online At Santa Monica College

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SANTA MONICA—On April 30, Santa Monica College (SMC) announced that it would offer almost 3,000 classes and its student support services for the Fall...

60 Infected Employees, 20,000 COVID-19 Tests At Ralphs

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CALIFORNIA—On Friday, May 1, the Ralphs supermarket chain announced that it would offer take-home COVID-19 tests to all 20,000 employees in Southern California. That Friday...

Free Mental Health Webinar on May 5

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The City of West Hollywood is offering support to community members in the form of a free hour-long webinar at 2 p.m. on...

Anti-Stay-Home Order Protest Draws Hundreds

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CALIFORNIA—Friday, May 1 drew protesters to Los Angeles City Hall, pushing for an end to the state-mandated precautionary measures against the novel coronavirus. They...

Malibu Farmers Market Safe and Open Amidst Pandemic

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MALIBU—Malibu Farmers Market continues to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic while taking extensive measures to ensure that it complies with social distancing...

Celebrations For Frontline Healthcare Workers On May 6

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Friday, May 1, the City of West Hollywood announced plans for first responders and residents to celebrate frontline nurses and healthcare workers...

Free COVID-19 Testing For All In Greater Malibu

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MALIBU—The city of Malibu, Malibu Medical Group and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) will continue conducting free drive-through testing for all residents of the...
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