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County sets goal of July 4 to reopen local economy

LOS ANGELES — On a day the county reported more than 70 coronavirus deaths, Los Angeles County officials announced a goal of achieving a “safe reopening” of the local economy as early as July 4. The date emerged during the second meeting of the county’s Economic Resiliency Task Force, a collection of elected officials and Read More…

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Governor says state is ‘weeks away’ from reopening

LOS ANGELES — Again saying the state is “weeks, not months” away from relaxing stay-at-home orders, Gov. Gavin Newsom outlined a risk-based, phased approach for the ultimate reopening of businesses April 28, but said no exact timeline has been set. Newsom also again said the decision of when to lift or soften health orders will Read More…

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Health officials admit higher COVID-19 death rates for blacks

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — During a week when California’s political leaders are seriously considering when the state could loosen stay-at-home orders and reopen for business, the number of COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County topped 1,000. After that grim announcement, Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County’s public health director called it “an Read More…