Tent occupied by a homeless person stands just outside Grand Park, with Los Angeles City Hall in the background. As homicides approach 300 for the year, many victims are connected to gangs and experiencing homelessness, according to police figures.<br> (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) … [Read more...] about LA’s surge in homicides fueled by gang violence, killings of homeless people
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"There have been too many instances of people unknowingly spreading the virus at these types of gatherings, which, sadly, has led to new infections, serious illness and death. We can prevent cases, but it will take action from each of us personally and collectively." … [Read more...] about Health official: Los Angeles sports fans may be contributing to spike in Covid-19 cases
It’s still unclear how many people have left, but moving vans and Medium posts tell the story of an ongoing migration. Weakness in the rental market and virtually flat online spending during shelter-in-place show that residents aren’t just staying home, they’re leaving, experts say. The city’s ability to attract new residents or lure old ones to return will be critical to avoid punching a giant hole in a local budget that has swelled to almost $14 billion. … [Read more...] about Yes, people are leaving San Francisco. After decades of growth, is the city on the decline?
It was a phone conversation I had with Laura Brennan Bissell, the winemaker behind the Inconnu label. I’ve always loved Bissell’s wines — so much so that I named her a Winemaker to Watch in 2017 — and have admired her commitment to affordability, turning out wines from expensive regions like Napa and Sonoma for under $30 a bottle. … [Read more...] about For wine to be ethical, does it need to be expensive? One winemaker says yes
Cases began to stabilize and decrease by the period of May 17-June 16, when there was an average of only 63 cases per population of 100,000. By summer, the number began to rise as the stay-at-home order expired June 1 and some businesses were allowed to reopen. In early July, a mask mandate went into effect, and by the end of the month, Gov. Jay Inslee required that masks be worn in all common areas and rolled back the reopening of many businesses. From Aug. 17-Sept. 14, the average cases per 100,000 in King County had declined to 127. … [Read more...] about Charts show Bay Area’s coronavirus spikes vs. biggest hot spots of pandemic