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Coronavirus cases near 7,000 in county with 169 deaths

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus death toll continued to mount in Los Angeles County, with 22 more fatalities confirmed April 7 and health officials reporting that an initial look at race data points toward black residents having a slightly higher death rate from the virus than other ethnic groups. The 22 new fatalities increased the Read More…

Local News

Stereotypes blamed for unfounded coronavirus fears

LOS ANGELES — County officials are urging the public to resist yielding to anti-Asian stereotypes, panic and misinformation related to unfounded fears that the coronavirus may be spreading in the Southland. At a news conference in downtown Los Angeles Feb. 13, community leaders emphasized that the risk to most people outside China remains very low, Read More…

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…