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Governor bans indoor dining as COVID-19 spreads

LOS ANGELES — Responding to continuing increases in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Gavin Newsom July 1 ordered a halt to indoor dining and barred other indoor activities at businesses such as wineries, museums and casinos in counties that have been on the state’s COVID-19 “watch list,” which includes Los Angeles. “The bottom line is, Read More…

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Melrose businesses begin to recover from looting damage

LOS ANGELES — Retail businesses on Melrose and Fairfax are beginning to slowly reopen their doors for business after being shut down by the COVID-19 outbreak and then looters.  On May 27, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that retail stores within Los Angeles County would be able to reopen for in-person shopping with COVID-19 safety restrictions. Read More…

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City taking applications for next poet laureate

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city’s arts division is accepting nominations from qualified applicants to become the city’s next poet laureate.  The poet selected for this distinction will hold the position for two years starting in October. The new poet laureate will follow Charles Flowers.  The West Hollywood poet laureate serves as the official ambassador of West Hollywood’s literary culture Read More…