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Area cities seek ways to help restaurants, other businesses

LOS ANGELES — Area restaurant owners are fighting for their survival as plummeting sales caused by customers complying with stay-at-home orders brought on by the coronavirus crisis have cut into sales. Los Angeles and smaller area cities are scrambling to cushion the pandemic’s economic blow by banning commercial evictions, easing access to low-interest loans and Read More…

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Covered California extends health insurance enrollment

SACRAMENTO — The unprecedented and challenging times presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is changing the way people live for the foreseeable future. As job-loss claims hit record highs, more and more Californians will be dealing with a loss of income and their health insurance coverage. Covered California and Medi-Cal are providing a path to Read More…

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County CEO put in charge of emergency operations

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously March 31 to put the county CEO in charge of coordinating emergency operations, a role that Sheriff Alex Villanueva had insisted should be his. The board said the county had never officially put any sheriff in that role. It originally voted to update its plan Read More…