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City, county get September deadline for homeless camps

LOS ANGELES — The federal judge who ordered that homeless encampments adjacent to Los Angeles freeways be immediately cleared in light of coronavirus threats has directed city and county officials to agree on a plan to disperse the camps by September. U.S. District Judge David O. Carter cited health and safety concerns on May 15 Read More…

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Governor promises to get film industry shooting again

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom has promised film and television industry leaders that new state guidelines will allow production to start up again in some counties, providing relief to workers forced to hit pause to stop the spread of coronavirus. Newsom made the announcement May 20 during an Economic Recovery and Reinvention Listening Tour Read More…

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Hollywood unions develop protocols for resuming production

HOLLYWOOD — Former Los Angeles County Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding has joined a team of specialists advising the actors union in developing safety protocols for preventing the spread of COVID-19 when production resumes on entertainment projects, the union announced May 13. Fielding will begin work immediately, starting with a thorough evaluation of data from Read More…