California

HOLLYWOOD — A fire damaged a vacant Hollywood house and four other nearby structures Friday and left several people with minor injuries, including a firefighter. The greater-alarm blaze was reported at 9:08 a.m. on the 1200 block of North Bronson Avenue and was extinguished in about 20 minutes by nearly 100 firefighters, according to the
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California’s case count has hit the 3 million milestone. According to data gleaned from local public health departments across the state, there were 57,307 new cases and 700 new deaths reported from Tuesday, Jan. 19. And, of the 3.2 million vaccinations distributed throughout the state, 1.39 million have been administered, tracking showed. California regions and
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Los Angeles County  reported 9,927 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,024,190 according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health as of Monday, Jan. 18. The county reported 88 new fatalities linked to coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 13,936 since tracking began. Hospitalizations continue
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SUN VALLEY — Firefighters extinguished a fire Sunday night inside one unit at a Sun Valley motel. The blaze inside the Mt. View Motel at 8065 San Fernando Road was reported at 9:17 p.m., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange. Firefighters kept the flames confined to one unit, Prange said. The department dispatched
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A rare positive of the pandemic era has been the dramatic reduction in California’s infamous traffic congestion. That’s what recessions do. Fewer jobs, fewer commutes. Right? Well, 2020 was an economic oddity for many reasons. The stay-at-home mentality promoted to slowing the spread of coronavirus also impacted how many folks were on the road. And
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SYLMAR — A fire engulfed a large outbuilding and at least one vehicle on a property in Sylmar Friday, but no one was hurt. Firefighters sent to the 13000 block of Fellows Avenue about 10:45 a.m. extinguished the flames in about an hour, according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Arriving firefighters
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Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo, who has been quarantining since last week after contracting the coronavirus, gave a positive update about her recovery on Thursday, Jan. 14. “It’s been a difficult 10 days, but I’m happy to say that I am finally seeing major improvements in my health,” Duardo tweeted. “I have
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Jorge Luis Santos’s “Gran naranja como una flor,” acrylic on canvas, is part of his “Manchas de Zapatos” exhibit at Lowell Ryan Projects. (Courtesy of Lowell Ryan Projects) Take a chance on cultural experiences, Jan. 14-21. EVENTS Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Togetherhood Celebration: The City of Glendale presents the 5th annual event — virtually
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More than a half-dozen educational and community organizations have joined in a campaign led by the Los Angeles Unified School District to apply pressure on the state to adopt a school reopening plan that would, in their opinion, better address the needs of the state’s most vulnerable students. Representatives from 28 organizations, including Partnership for
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