Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Random Highlights

Fog In the Media

Even the weather girl should know which way the wind blows Sitting, as I do most early mornings, drinking...

Social Media Spreads Fear on Anti-fascism Caravan

For four years, thousands of people descended upon San Pedro to see the latest in advanced military vessels, vehicles and weapons along...

Prop. 22 — The Great Wage Theft

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have spent $47.5 million each on Prop. 22. It’s a cheap price compared to what they owe

Port Sued Again For Inadequate China Shipping Air Quality Mitigations

SAN PEDRO — The 20-year battle for clean air at the China Shipping Terminal is headed back to court, as the original...

Statewide Measures on the Nov. 3 Ballot

The following are the local, county and statewide initiatives that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot. The info printed here only...

Stay Housed L.A. County Launched To Provide Free Legal Services To Tenants Facing Eviction

Stay housed LA to provide emergency support to tenants in need.

August Imports Fuel Cargo Surge at POLA

The overall monthly volumes were the strongest ever at the Port of Los Angeles. Year to date, cargo has decreased 11.7% compared to 2019.

Supervisors Approve First Year of Funding for LASD Body Worn Camera Program

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Aug. 11, finalized an agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for enough cameras to equip 5,200 deputies and security officers with the devices over the next two years.

Long Beach Announces Funding for Businesses and Nonprofits

The City Manager’s Office is working with Long Beach City Council and other city departments to create programs for the community and businesses.

Community Forums on Police Reform

The series are aimed at listening to ideas and suggestions for police reform from community groups, social justice advocates, clergy, academics and other community-based organizations.

Elections

Long Beach Convention Center will serve as LA County Vote Center

Every Vote Center will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the early voting period.

Millionaires versus Markets: Big Money Battles Prop. 15

The corporate owner of Terranea Resort has spent $250,000 to defeat Proposition 15, while Carson’s largest landowner, the Watson Land Corp., has...

Campaigning in a Different World

Top District 7 vote-getters in school board race look to distinguish themselves in new political environment The District 7...

Prop. 22 — The Great Wage Theft

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have spent $47.5 million each on Prop. 22. It’s a cheap price compared to what they owe

Health

More COVID Testing Available

By law, the insurance company may not charge you any co-pay, deductible, or any out-of-pocket expense for the test.

Washington and Oregon Join California in Pilot Project Using Google and Apple Exposure Notification Technology to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

The app confidentially notifies individuals who may have been exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus.

After Labor Day COVID-19 Numbers See Increase In L.A. County – 38 New Deaths and 1,160 New Positive Cases Confirmed

There are 780 people now hospitalized with COVID-19 and 31% of these people are in the ICU. The number of daily hospitalizations has returned to levels seen early in the pandemic.

Public Health Recommends Testing for Individuals Possibly Exposed to COVID-19 and Closely Monitors Data After Labor Day Weekend

Public Health is carefully monitoring data over the next couple of weeks to see the impact of the holiday weekend on the transmission of the virus across County communities and recommends testing for individuals possibly exposed to COVID-19.