• Walmart To Reduce Its Capacity Of Customers To 20 Percent To Abide By Social Distancing Guidelines

    Walmart To Reduce Its Capacity Of Customers To 20 Percent To Abide By Social Distancing Guidelines
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Walmart says it will be limiting the number of people in its stores at once in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and abide by social distancing guidelines.
    The store says it will be using a single, clearly designated entrance and exits at each of its stores to help maintain social distancing.
    Additionally, the company says it will also limit the number of people in a store at once to allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet at any given ti
  • Store Clerk In Riverside Fighting For His Life After Sustaining ‘Significant’ Head Injury In Robbery

    Store Clerk In Riverside Fighting For His Life After Sustaining ‘Significant’ Head Injury In Robbery
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — A store clerk in Riverside remained in critical condition on Sunday after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a robbery last Friday.
    Riverside police say officers responded to La Mexicana Market in the 3100 block of Madison Street after customers found the employee non-responsive. Police said he had sustained a significant head injury.
    The victim was taken to the hospital where he remained.
    Anyone with more information about this incident was asked to call Detective
  • Powerful Late-Season Storm To Bring Significant Rainfall To SoCal Starting Sunday

    Powerful Late-Season Storm To Bring Significant Rainfall To SoCal Starting Sunday
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A powerful late-season storm will bring significant rainfall to Southern California starting late Sunday.
    Moderate to heavy rain is expected over Ventura County by Sunday night. Los Angeles County is expected to experience heavy rainfall by Sunday as well into Monday.
    With snow levels dropping around 5,500 feet on Monday and down to 4,000-4,500 feet by Tuesday, significant snowfall is likely in the mountains of Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
    Along with snow, southe
  • COVID-19: Millions Of Christians Nationwide To Tune Into Palm Sunday Services Online

    COVID-19: Millions Of Christians Nationwide To Tune Into Palm Sunday Services Online
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Churches have taken their services online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    And on Sunday, millions of Christians nationwide were expected to tune into Palm Sunday masses from the comforts of their homes.
    In downtown, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles was conducting a service that was being live-streamed.
    Even the President declared that he would be watching service from California while in the White House.
    “Palm Sunday? I’m going to be watching tomorrow
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  • Riverside County Residents Now Under Mandate To Not Leave Homes Without Face Coverings

    Riverside County Residents Now Under Mandate To Not Leave Homes Without Face Coverings
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — In the wake of rapidly rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, Riverside County public health officials are mandating that residents wear face coverings when leaving their homes.
    Face coverings can include bandanas, scarves, neck gaiters or other clothing that do not have visible holes.
    In addition, the new mandate also includes a ban on all gatherings of any number of people, aside from family members who reside in the same home. The gathering ban includes places of worship.
  • Queen Mary Being Considered For Use In Coronavirus Response

    Queen Mary Being Considered For Use In Coronavirus Response
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Long Beach is considering using the Queen Mary as part of its coronavirus response, officials said.
    The city of Long Beach said in a statement Saturday that the use of the iconic hotel and ocean liner docked in Long Beach is under consideration.
    “The City is coordinating plans regarding care facilities and more to ensure that we remain prepared to serve the needs of our community,” officials said.
    Plans for the facility are expected to be announced in the f
  • Trump To Tune Into Riverside Church’s Live-Streamed Palm Sunday Service

    Trump To Tune Into Riverside Church’s Live-Streamed Palm Sunday Service
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Online services have become the norm for houses of worship during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Palm Sunday, a Christian observance that falls on the Sunday before Easter, will look different for congregations around the world as churches turn to live streams.
    Harvest Christian Fellowship, a church in Riverside, is getting an even more unusual commemoration with a virtual drop-in from the White House.
    President Donald Trump said during a news conference Saturday that he wou
  • Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Signs Order For Expanded Childcare

    Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Signs Order For Expanded Childcare
    SACRAMENTO (CBSLA) — Essential workers will have access to state-subsidized childcare programs under an executive order signed on Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
    The order will allow childcare and afterschool programs to prioritize essential workers, including health care professionals, emergency response personnel, law enforcement and grocery workers.
    It does not impact the priority for abused and neglected children.
    The governor’s order also allows California to take advantage of fe
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  • Police: 2 Hurt In Street Racing Crash In Monrovia

    Police: 2 Hurt In Street Racing Crash In Monrovia
    MONROVIA (CBSLA) — Police say two people were hurt in a street racing crash Saturday afternoon.
    The crash was reported at 1:08 p.m. in the 1900 block of South Myrtle Avenue, according to Monrovia police Lt. Daniel Verna.
    One of the racing cars ended up traveling in the wrong direction and struck another motorist, splitting the racing vehicle in half, Verna said.
    The driver of the racing vehicle was ejected and suffered what police described as “major life-threateninginjuries.”
  • Volunteers In Anaheim Make Face Masks For Health Care Workers

    Volunteers In Anaheim Make Face Masks For Health Care Workers
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Volunteers are stepping in to help provide personal protective equipment for health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Rotary club members, in a partnership with Wincome Hospitality, came together Saturday at an Anaheim hotel to create masks.
    Their goal is to make 30,000 face masks to help health care workers.
    “With what’s going on in the world right now, we felt we needed to help with the PPE for the healthcare workers as much as we could,” s
  • No Crowds, Fewer Options At Farmers Markets Under New Guidelines

    No Crowds, Fewer Options At Farmers Markets Under New Guidelines
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Local farmers markets have made several changes to help maintain physical distancing as people seek fresh produce to keep them healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Yellow tape guided shoppers where to go at the Silver Lake Farmers Market and touching was off-limits for fresh fruits and vegetables.
    There are fewer customers, vendors and groceries.
    “My favorite hummus guy doesn’t seem to be here. I’m going to miss that,” shopper John Bennett
  • LA County Reports Highest Single-Day Increase Of Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

    LA County Reports Highest Single-Day Increase Of Coronavirus Cases, Deaths
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Coronavirus cases increased by 711 in Los Angeles County on Saturday, marking the largest one-day increase since the pandemic began.
    Twenty-eight deaths were also reported.
    The county now has a total of 5,277 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 117 deaths.
    “Our condolences go out to each and every person impacted by these heartbreaking losses,” said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, the county’s public health director. “These are tough times, but we are a car

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