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Coronavirus cases are doubling every four days, officials say

LOS ANGELES — The reported number of coronavirus cases is increasing so rapidly in Los Angeles County that Mayor Eric Garcetti said, “They are now doubling every four days.”   On April 1, there were 513 new cases reported in one day, bringing the total to 3,518 coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County. There were Read More…

Mayor D’Amico tests positive for coronavirus

Hollywood Local News West Hollywood

2020 Census officials urge ‘stand up and be counted’

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. 2020 Census officially kicked off on March 12 and for the first time in its 230-year history, every household in the nation will receive a unique census identification number for online log-in to complete the survey.   The online format is part of a concerted effort to make the process quick Read More…

LAUSD schools to remain closed until May 1

Entertainment Hollywood

Public radio anchor gets Walk of Fame star

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled March 3 honoring National Public Radio special correspondent Susan Stamberg, the first woman to anchor a U.S. national nightly news program. Walking to the lectern in front of the headquarters of the audio streaming service Dash Radio on Hollywood Boulevard amid chants of Read More…

LGBT Issues

AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Located in the Watts Civic Center, the Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute is a peer-led, grassroots community support center that offers resources and referrals to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color.   Dedicated to providing culturally competent services to a population that has historically been Read More…

Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

LGBT Issues News West Hollywood

Protesters target Lacey in WeHo death probe

LOS ANGELES — It should have been a night of celebration for Jackie Lacey. Not only was it the Los Angeles County district attorney’s birthday, but she was also kicking off her 2020 re-election campaign for her third term as district attorney. Friends and supporters were gathered at the Redbird restaurant downtown for the party Read More…

West Hollywood plans events for Pride Month

County seeks to reduce new HIV infections

Business News

County submits bid to purchase St. Vincent’s Med Center

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has submitted a bid to purchase St. Vincent Medical Center in Westlake to be used for homeless housing and assistance, it was announced Feb. 7. “Los Angeles County is best suited to take the lead in turning St. Vincent Medical Center into a facility that could help address our Read More…