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County coronavirus cases increase by more than 400

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus death toll in Los Angeles County nearly doubled March 26, reaching a total of 21, while another 421 cases were confirmed, a sharp rise the county’s health director attributed to a significant increase in testing while warning the illness is spreading across the area. Barbara Ferrer, head of the county Read More…

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County hires consultant to examine voting problems

LOS ANGELES — Reacting to hours-long waits and a host of other challenges to voting during the primary election, the county Board of Supervisors voted March 10 to hire an independent consultant to help troubleshoot. Supervisor Janice Hahn initiated the motion calling for a review of the county’s revamped voting system. “We have to figure Read More…

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Connecticut man charged with threatening Schiff

LOS ANGELES — A Connecticut man is facing charges that he threatened to murder Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank, the U.S. Department of Justice announced March 16. Robert M. Phelps, 62, was arrested March 13 and released on $25,000 bond after appearing in federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, according to the Department of Justice. A representative Read More…