• Dodgers Reliever Joe Kelly Suspended For 8 Games After Bench-Clearing Incident

    Dodgers Reliever Joe Kelly Suspended For 8 Games After Bench-Clearing Incident
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly has been suspended for eight games after benches cleared Tuesday night during the team’s 5-2 victory over the Astros.
    In an announcement Wednesday afternoon, MLB said Kelly’s history of intentional throwing was a factor in the decision.
    Kelly said he will appeal the decision.
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  • Fire Weather Threatens Southland Thursday Through Saturday; Cooling Centers To Open In Glendale

    Fire Weather Threatens Southland Thursday Through Saturday; Cooling Centers To Open In Glendale
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The National Weather Service warned Wednesday of near-critical fire weather from Thursday through Saturday as a heatwave hits the Southland.
    The Weather Service warned of hot, very dry conditions, with humidity levels in the single digits, and strong gusty winds — the basic elements of fire weather, however, no red flag warnings were immediately issued.
    Between Thursday and Saturday, temperatures are expected to range between 85 and 90 along the coast, 85 to 95
  • ‘Quite A Challenging Golf Course For These Players,’ Says CBS Sports’ Trevor Immelman On WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

    ‘Quite A Challenging Golf Course For These Players,’ Says CBS Sports’ Trevor Immelman On WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
    (CBS Miami) — The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational slides back a month on the revised PGA Tour schedule. The new temporary spot — July 30 through August 2 — puts it a week before this season’s first major. Despite scheduling, this year’s event is sure to be a far cry from the typical warm-up event.
    For one thing, it’s a World Golf Championship tournament, which puts it a step above the standard Tour stop. The purse ($10.5 million) is bigger, and more FedExCup p
  • No-Bake Icebox Cake Recipe, For A Scorching Summer Day

    No-Bake Icebox Cake Recipe, For A Scorching Summer Day
    This creamy, no-bake icebox cake (technically a carlota de limon), only requires five ingredients. It’s bright with fresh lime and as easy to make as it is to eat.
    A charlotte (or carlota) is the perfect kind of dessert for the summer. It’s close to a trifle in that it is composed of layers of luscious ingredients, and requires no baking. Emphasis on no baking.
    Cookies, breadcrumbs, and biscuits are the “cake” components that work between layers of custard, cre
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  • Regal Announces Plan To Reopen Movie Theaters Aug. 21

    Regal Announces Plan To Reopen Movie Theaters Aug. 21
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Regal, the nation’s second-largest movie theater chain, says they are planning to reopen Aug. 21, even though health departments across the country have not given such venues permission to reopen yet.
    A lone pedestrian is seen walking past a closed Regal Cinemas in Los Angeles, California on June 16, 2020, as much of the entertainment world has been shutdown since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Duarte To Start Handing Out $100 Fines For Not Wearing Masks; Pasadena Shuts Down Disc Golf Course After Large Tournament

    Duarte To Start Handing Out $100 Fines For Not Wearing Masks; Pasadena Shuts Down Disc Golf Course After Large Tournament
    DUARTE (CBSLA) — Duarte is the latest city to institute fines for not wearing a mask, even as nearby Pasadena struggles to get its residents to cooperate with the state-wide mandate at some of its most popular landmarks.
    The Duarte City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that introduced a fine of $100 for the first offense of not wearing a mask. The fines go up to $200 for a second offense, and $500 for every subsequent violation within a year from the initial offense.
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  • LAUSD Teachers Union Rejects Proposal To Teach In Empty Classrooms

    LAUSD Teachers Union Rejects Proposal To Teach In Empty Classrooms
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The union which represents thousands of teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District has rejected a proposal to have its teachers instruct students virtually from empty classrooms when the school year resumes next month.
    United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) reported Tuesday that its bargaining team rejected a proposal from the district to have its teachers instruct students from empty classrooms.
    The two sides are meeting daily to determine protocols for how virt
  • Preliminary Testing Suggests No COVID-19 Antibodies In 94% Of Riverside County Residents

    Preliminary Testing Suggests No COVID-19 Antibodies In 94% Of Riverside County Residents
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – Health officials say a COVID-19 antibody testing study indicates the virus may have infected roughly 6 percent of Riverside County residents – meaning the vast majority of residents have not been infected.
    The study was conducted over two weekends in July among 3,500 randomly selected residents to determine whether they had been exposed to coronavirus and developed COVID-19 antibodies.
    As part of the body’s defense against infections, antibodies develop and
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  • Best Buy Joins Walmart, Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods In Closing Stores On Thanksgiving Day

    Best Buy Joins Walmart, Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods In Closing Stores On Thanksgiving Day
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Best Buy is joining Walmart, Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods in keeping its stores closed on Thanksgiving Day.
    The big box electronic store announced Wednesday it would close all its stores on Thanksgiving Day because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, acknowledging “this holiday season may certainly look different.”
    Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods said on Monday it would keep its stores closed for Thanksgiving, while Walmart made its announce
  • The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?

    The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?
    (CBS Local)- In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
    Cell phones have always been a haven for germs, in fact the average cell phone contains eight to ten times as many germs as a toilet seat. As we face this invisible enemy how can we take steps to keep our phones as sterile as possib
  • Mattel Launches Presidential Campaign Barbie Dolls

    Mattel Launches Presidential Campaign Barbie Dolls
    EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA) — This is no campaign promise – Mattel has unveiled a new line of Barbies who are working together to win the highest office in the land.
    The El Segundo-based toymaker introduced the world to the new team of Barbie dolls with a presidential campaign team. The team includes a candidate, a campaign manager, a fundraiser and a voter.
    It’s not the first time Barbie has run for office – Mattel says the iconic doll has run for office seven times since 1992. T
  • Man Sought In San Bernardino Woman’s Beating Death

    Man Sought In San Bernardino Woman’s Beating Death
    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) – Investigators have released surveillance photos of a man wanted in the beating death of a 28-year-old woman at a San Bernardino apartment complex last week.
    Karmond Stafford. (San Bernardino PD)
    On July 20 at around 6:20 a.m., San Bernardino police found Karmond Stafford unconscious from serious head injuries in the carport of the Foothill Villa apartments in the 2600 block of West 2nd Street.
    She was taken to a hospital where she later died.
    Footage captured from
  • Orange County Board Of Education To Sue Newsom, California Over School Closures

    Orange County Board Of Education To Sue Newsom, California Over School Closures
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — The Orange County Board of Education says it will sue Gov. Gavin Newsom and California’s public health officer over state orders preventing public schools from holding in-person classes.
    The 4-0 vote came during a closed session of the board’s special meeting over Zoom Tuesday night. The lawsuit is being filed by Tyler & Bursch, LLP, of Murrieta in Riverside County, with support by the nonprofit legal organization, Advocates for Faith & Freedom.
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  • UEFA Champions, Europa League TV Schedule: How To Watch, Match Schedule & Times

    UEFA Champions, Europa League TV Schedule: How To Watch, Match Schedule & Times
    (CBS Local)- CBS Sports announced its broadcast schedule for the upcoming return of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. Europe’s top-flight club competition has been on pause since April due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Now, the competition is set to return on August 5 with the Round of 16 games for the Europa League beginning with Shaktar Donetsk taking on VfL Wolfsburg and Copenhagen battling Istanbul Basaksehir. Then, the Champions League returns on August 7 with Round of 16 play be
  • Dodgers Pitcher Joe Kelly Sparks Bench-Clearing Scuffle In Win Over Astros

    Dodgers Pitcher Joe Kelly Sparks Bench-Clearing Scuffle In Win Over Astros
    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are trying to put their sign-stealing scandal behind them.
    Benches empty out after Joe Kelly of the Dodgers threw several high inside pitches in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2020 in Houston. (Getty Images)
    It seems as if the Los Angeles Dodgers have their own thoughts on the matter.
    Benches cleared Tuesday night during the Dodgers’ 5-2 victory over the Astros in the first game between the teams since it was revealed that Houston s
  • Dodgers Pitcher Joe Kelly Sparks Bench-Clearing Brawl In Win Over Astros

    Dodgers Pitcher Joe Kelly Sparks Bench-Clearing Brawl In Win Over Astros
    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are trying to put their sign-stealing scandal behind them.
    Benches empty out after Joe Kelly of the Dodgers threw several high inside pitches in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2020 in Houston. (Getty Images)
    It seems as if the Los Angeles Dodgers have their own thoughts on the matter.
    Benches cleared Tuesday night during the Dodgers’ 5-2 victory over the Astros in the first game between the teams since it was revealed that Houston s
  • Man Shot, Killed In Laguna Beach Condo

    Man Shot, Killed In Laguna Beach Condo
    LAGUNA BEACH (CBSLA) – A man in his 40s was shot to death in an ocean front condominium in Laguna Beach early Tuesday morning, the first such homicide in the city in nearly one year.
    At 5:19 a.m., Laguna Beach police responded to a 911 call about breaking glass and the sound of gunshots at Laguna Lido condominiums, located at 31755 Coast Highway.
    Officers arrived on scene to find a man with gunshot wounds in a second-floor unit. A glass window had also been shattered.
    He died at the scene,
  • Caught On Video: Driver Shoots At SUV In Road Rage Incident On 605 Freeway In Whittier

    Caught On Video: Driver Shoots At SUV In Road Rage Incident On 605 Freeway In Whittier
    WHITTIER (CBSLA) — The public’s help is needed Wednesday to identify a driver who shot at a black SUV in an apparent road rage incident on the 605 Freeway in Whittier.
    The incident happened at about 5:40 on May 3 on a stretch of the northbound 605 Freeway between Slauson Avenue and Washington Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.View this post on InstagramROAD RAGEINCIDENT: We’re asking the public for assistance in identifying the driver and/or vehicle tha
  • Joey Bosa, Chargers Agree To Terms On $135 Million Contract Extension

    Joey Bosa, Chargers Agree To Terms On $135 Million Contract Extension
    (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Chargers have locked in star defensive end Joey Bosa for another five years. The parties agreed to a contract extension worth $135 million over the term. The contract includes $78 million guaranteed at signing and $102 million guaranteed overall, an NFL record for a defensive player.
    The deal will make Bosa the highest paid defensive player as measured by annual salary. His $27 million per year surpasses the $25 million per season Cleveland Browns defensive end My
  • Firefighters Discover Marijuana Grow While Battling South LA House Fire

    Firefighters Discover Marijuana Grow While Battling South LA House Fire
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A home where a fire broke out in the South Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles Wednesday morning contained a marijuana grow.
    The fire was reported at 5:30 a.m. in the 4400 block of South Crocker Street.
    L.A. Fire Department crews arrived to find heavy flames coming from the one-story home. It took 55 firefighters about 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze, LAFD said. No one was hurt.
    The home contained “excessive storage,” including a marijuana grow
  • Car Slams Into Apartment Living Room In West Hollywood

    Car Slams Into Apartment Living Room In West Hollywood
    WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – A driver lost control of a car and careened into an apartment in West Hollywood early Wednesday morning.
    July 29, 2020. (CBSLA)
    At around 3:20 a.m., a car slammed into the building at the intersection of North Laurel and West Norton avenues, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports.
    The car ended up partially suspended off the ground, with the front half lodged inside a living room.
    No one was hurt, a sheriff’s department spokesperson said. I
  • ‘Lena Waithe Brings A Truthful Voice For Black Women & Black People’: Yolonda Ross On Season 3 Of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

    ‘Lena Waithe Brings A Truthful Voice For Black Women & Black People’: Yolonda Ross On Season 3 Of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’
    (CBS Local)– Season three of “The Chi” on Showtime features many new characters and storylines, but actor Yolonda Ross remains a constant presence.
    RELATED: ‘We Need To Have Diverse Stories’: Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine On Showtime’s ‘The Chi’
    Ross’s character Jada is on a journey of self-discovery this season with her love life and identity, while she also is taking care of her son Emmett and his family. This season has addressed a lot of we
  • 3 Found Dead In Ontario Mobile Home

    3 Found Dead In Ontario Mobile Home
    ONTARIO (CBSLA) – Three people in their 20s were found dead inside a mobile home in Ontario late Tuesday night.
    The victims were discovered just after 10 p.m. at a mobile home park at 4th Street and Vineyard Avenue, Ontario police report.
    There was no sign of foul play or forced entry. The victims may have ingested something and died, police said.
    Their names and genders were not immediately released.
    At this time, detectives are not treating this as a homicide or a suspicious death invest
  • 4 More LAPD Employees Test Positive For COVID-19, Bringing Total To 458

    4 More LAPD Employees Test Positive For COVID-19, Bringing Total To 458
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department reported Monday an additional four employees have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the department’s total to 458.
    Of the employees, 237 are at home recovering or self-isolating due to possible exposure, and 279 employees have returned to work.
    On Friday, the department announced 45-year-old Valentin Martinez had died from COVID-19 complications marking the first coronavirus-related death of a sworn officer.
    Additionally, 1
  • Fire Erupts At Salvation Army Facility In Perris

    Fire Erupts At Salvation Army Facility In Perris
    PERRIS (CBSLA) — It took more than five hours for firefighters to extinguish a blaze which destroyed a Salvation Army warehouse in Perris Tuesday, spreading to a nearby field and shutting down traffic.
    July 28, 2020. (CBSLA)
    The blaze was reported just after 3:30 p.m. outside a furniture warehouse located next to the Salvation Army & Family Store at 24201 Orange Ave., according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
    “I was almost in tears,” said Assistant Resident Ma
  • Newport-Mesa School Board Walks Back ‘4×4’ Decision

    Newport-Mesa School Board Walks Back ‘4×4’ Decision
    NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — Just one day after parents, teachers and students protested a controversial learning model approved by the Newport-Mesa School Board, the district has reversed course.
    Last week, the board of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District voted to implement a so-called “four-by-four model” that would offer students fewer classes each semester in an effort to reduce stress and allow deeper learning, according to the board.
    But many parents and teachers complain
  • California’s Top Health Official Says Spread Of COVID-19 Could Be Cut In Half If People Wore Masks

    California’s Top Health Official Says Spread Of COVID-19 Could Be Cut In Half If People Wore Masks
    SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — As California continues to tackle the growing number of coronavirus cases, the state’s top health official said Tuesday that the spread of the virus could be quickly cut in half if more people committed to wearing face coverings.
    A man wearing a face covering carries his skateboard as he walks in Palisades Park in Santa Monica July 25. (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP-Getty)
    “Not only protect our families and communities, but help us move on the road of economic
  • California’s Top Health Official Says Spread Of COVID-19 Could Be Cut In Half If More People Wore Masks

    California’s Top Health Official Says Spread Of COVID-19 Could Be Cut In Half If More People Wore Masks
    SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — As California continues to tackle the growing number of coronavirus cases, the state’s top health official said Tuesday that the spread of the virus could be quickly cut in half if more people committed to wearing face coverings.
    A man wearing a face covering carries his skateboard as he walks in Palisades Park in Santa Monica July 25. (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP-Getty)
    “Not only protect our families and communities, but help us move on the road of economic
  • Long Beach FD Divers Find, Return Missing Prosthetic Leg To Paralympian

    Long Beach FD Divers Find, Return Missing Prosthetic Leg To Paralympian
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Long Beach Fire Department lifeguard divers Tuesday returned a lost prosthetic leg to its owner, Paralympian Dewalt Mix.
    Long Beach Fire Department divers hold up a prosthetic leg belonging to a Paralympian after a three-day search. (Credit: Long Beach Fire Department)
    According to the department, the United States Paralympic Team member lost his prosthetic leg Sunday while swimming in the area of Island White. With only two hours of sunlight left, fire department dive
  • Optum RX Hiring Pharmacy Technicians And Clerks

    Optum RX Hiring Pharmacy Technicians And Clerks
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Pharmacies are a critical part of healthcare, and now one company is hurting for new employees.
    Optum RX, a full-service prescription drug benefit provider with United Health Group, is looking to hire pharmacy technicians and clerks.
    “They range from fielding inquiries, conducting outreach to and from our patients, physicians and pharmacists to processing member requests,” said Optum RX Operations Manager Shum Phung.
    “We’re looking for candidat
  • Piece Of Berlin Wall Vandalized At Chapman University

    Piece Of Berlin Wall Vandalized At Chapman University
    ORANGE (CBSLA) — Police are investigating after a piece of the Berlin Wall that sits a Chapman University in Orange was vandalized sometime last week.
    The 12-foot tall chunk of the historic wall, which was brought to the campus in 1998, was partially painted brown.
    Officials believe it was vandalized last week on either Tuesday or Wednesday.
    The university is working with police on an investigation but said there is no clear motive.
    Restoration plans are underway.
     
  • Flag-Draped Casket Of LASD Deputy Killed In Oregon Crash Arrives In LA

    Flag-Draped Casket Of LASD Deputy Killed In Oregon Crash Arrives In LA
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The flag-draped casket carrying the remains of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Dennis Gill arrived in Los Angeles Tuesday.LASD Deputy Dennis Gill and his daughter Tiffany return to LA. May they Rest In Peace and prayers for their family pic.twitter.com/mJJpXjdU8k
    — UndersheriffTim Murakami (@LASDMurakami) July 29, 2020Gill and his 14-year-old daughter, Tiffany, died early Saturday morning in a car crash while vacationing in Oregon. Gill’s 11-year
  • An Additional 4 LAPD Employees Test Positive For COVID-19 Bringing Total To 458

    An Additional 4 LAPD Employees Test Positive For COVID-19 Bringing Total To 458
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department reported Monday an additional four employees have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the department’s total to 458.
    Of the employees, 237 are at home recovering or self-isolating due to possible exposure, and 279 employees have returned to work.
    On Friday, the department announced 45-year-old Valentin Martinez had died from COVID-19 complications marking the first coronavirus-related death of a sworn officer.
    Additionally, 1
  • LAPD Looking For Additional Possible Victims Of 51-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Children

    LAPD Looking For Additional Possible Victims Of 51-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Children
    CANOGA PARK (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department Tuesday announced it was looking for additional possible victims of a 51-year-old man accused of sexual abuse of a child.
    Police say Alejandro Solano-Romero, 51, has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse of a child. (Source: LAPD)
    According to police, Alejandro Solano-Romero was arrested Thursday on suspicion of continuous sexual abuse of a child and numerous related charges with two identified victims. He was being held in lieu
  • Community Members Call Newly Formed LAPD Bureau ‘Hypocritical’, Leader Says It Gives Police Another Tool To Build Relationships

    Community Members Call Newly Formed LAPD Bureau ‘Hypocritical’, Leader Says It Gives Police Another Tool To Build Relationships
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — There has long been a call for the city to reimagine the role of the Los Angeles Police Department, especially in communities of color.
    Capt. Emada Tingirides will assume the role of deputy chief next week as she takes lead of the newly formed Community Safety Partnership Bureau. (CBSLA)
    And now, after more than a month of citywide protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, city officials have announced their latest plan to help o
  • Oso Creek Trail Closed After Pair Of Coyote Attacks

    Oso Creek Trail Closed After Pair Of Coyote Attacks
    MISSION VIEJO (CBSLA) — A section of the popular Oso Creek Trail remains closed on Tuesday, three days after a pair of coyote attacks on humans.
    The attacks happened early Saturday morning in the Jeronimo open space in Mission Viejo. A coyote that was believed to be involved in one of the attacks was caught and euthanized on Tuesday.“I’ve heard that they’ve caught a couple and maybe another one in the last two days,” said Mission Viejo Mayor Brian Goodell. “Th
  • Despite Funding Cuts, LAPD Stuck With $10M Electric BMW Pilot Program

    Despite Funding Cuts, LAPD Stuck With $10M Electric BMW Pilot Program
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The “Defund The Police” movement has prompted the city to cut $150 million from the LAPD budget.But what about those expensive electric BMWs that were exposed in several David Goldstein investigations?
    David first reported on these LAPD BMWs back in 2017 – a $10 million pilot program that the department is still stuck with years later and for years to come despite calls to cut costs.
    Last year we found an LAPD employee using one of the department&rsq
  • Amoeba Music Website Hacked; Customer Emails, Billing And Shipping Addresses Exposed

    Amoeba Music Website Hacked; Customer Emails, Billing And Shipping Addresses Exposed
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Amoeba Music announced Tuesday its website was “the victim of a hacking attack” which resulted in some customer data being exposed.
    In an online statement, the company said, “On June 28, Amoeba.com was the victim of a hacking attack. As a result, our website has been offline while we have been working hard to rebuild the site and take steps to ensure that this does not happen again.”
    While no credit card data was exposed or accessed in the attack
  • Fire Erupts At Salvation Army Store In Perris

    Fire Erupts At Salvation Army Store In Perris
    PERRIS (CBSLA) – A fire at a Salvation Army location in Perris damaged the building and shut down traffic, authorities said Tuesday.
    The blaze was reported just after 3:30 p.m. next to the Salvation Army & Family Store at 24201 Orange Ave., according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
    Flames burned about one acre and quickly blanketed Interstate 215 with heavy smoke, which caused some delays near Nuevo Road.
    Items in the Salvation Army store were providing addition fuel for
  • New Study Shows Some COVID-19 Symptoms More Likely To Progress Into Serious Complications

    New Study Shows Some COVID-19 Symptoms More Likely To Progress Into Serious Complications
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A new study focusing on which coronavirus symptoms were most likely to develop into a more serious illness is already helping local doctors.
    Patients in the first three symptom clusters tend to develop serious complications at lower rates than those in the latter three clusters. (CBSLA)
    “This data in aggregate is helpful,” Dr. Michael Hochman, USC Gehr Family Center director, said. “We can, as public health experts, known which patients are most like
  • OC Health Officials Report 15 Additional Deaths, 187 New Coronavirus Cases

    OC Health Officials Report 15 Additional Deaths, 187 New Coronavirus Cases
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County health officials reported 15 additional coronavirus-related deaths and 187 new cases Tuesday.
    The countywide totals now stand at 34,833 cases and 581 deaths since the pandemic began.
    Since Sunday, the county has reported 19 deaths. Last week, the county reported 70 COVID-19-related deaths, down from 73 the week before.
    One-third of the deaths reported Tuesday involved skilled nursing facility residents.
    Of the total deaths, 253 were skilled nursing facilit
  • LAPD Officers Charged With Falsifying Gang Records Could Disrupt Over 750 Criminal Cases

    LAPD Officers Charged With Falsifying Gang Records Could Disrupt Over 750 Criminal Cases
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) —  The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office is reviewing hundreds of criminal cases after criminal charges were filed against three LAPD officers accused of falsifying records about gang affiliation.
    Braxton Shaw, 37, Michael Coblentz, 43, and Nicolas Martinez, 36, were charged in July with one count each of conspiracy to obstruct justice and multiple counts of filing a false police report and preparing false documentary evidence.
    The officers were assigned
  • USDA Warns Against Opening, Planting Seeds Sent From China

    USDA Warns Against Opening, Planting Seeds Sent From China
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The USDA is warning people against opening packages or planting seeds that appear to come from China.
    People across the country have reported receiving packages of seeds in the mail. Packaging shared on social media shows they originate from China.This is what’s being delivered by USPO to some people in my area.It says it’s jewelry and is from China.But that’s a lie!It’s a bag of unknown seeds.
    If you receive one or know some who does, do not o
  • More Than $1 Billion In Coronavirus Relief Aid Awarded To Metro, Metrolink

    More Than $1 Billion In Coronavirus Relief Aid Awarded To Metro, Metrolink
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — More than $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief grants were awarded Tuesday to Los Angeles County transit services.
    The lion’s share of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act went to Metro, which will receive $861.9 million. Metrolink — whose rail lines stretch from Ventura County, across Los Angeles County, and into Orange County, and also reach into the Inland Empire – will receive $170.6 million.
    The funds are being gran
  • LA County Reports 2,708 Newly Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 51 Deaths

    LA County Reports 2,708 Newly Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 51 Deaths
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 51 new deaths and 2,708 newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday, bringing countywide totals to 4,426 deaths and 178,642 deaths.
    A woman carrying her mask walks past a sign mandating the wearing of face coverings in an effort to control the spread of coronavirus, as she walks in Palisades Park in Santa Monica July 25. (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP-Getty)
    Of the 51 newly reported deaths, 21 were over
  • Universal, AMC Deal To Fast-Track New Releases To On-Demand Platforms

    Universal, AMC Deal To Fast-Track New Releases To On-Demand Platforms
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Home audiences will get to watch new Hollywood releases much earlier under a deal announced Tuesday.
    Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres say the historic agreement will make Universal movies available for video-on-demand (VOD) platforms after screening for 17 days in AMC theaters across the United States.
    AMC – the nation’s largest theater chain – will share in the revenue generated by the on-demand business.
    The agreement also applies to releases fr

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