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Cities observe Memorial Day with virtual ceremonies

NORWALK — Online tributes marked Memorial Day celebrations in a handful of southeast cities which steered clear of physical observances fearful of the lurking coronavirus that has killed more than 2,000 people and infected more than 47,000 in the region. Norwalk, Paramount and South Gate aired online messages honoring the fallen heroes of wars but Read More…

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Coronavirus taking its toll on Los Angeles finances

New budget calls for reductions in service, furloughs for employees LOS ANGELES — A day after telling Angelenos the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking more financial havoc on Los Angeles than the 2008 recession, Mayor Eric Garcetti released a proposed 2020-21 budget April 20 that calls for reducing services and furloughing about 15,000 municipal workers for Read More…

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Area cities take action to deal with coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — Cities in Southeast Los Angeles County have moved decisively to try and contain the spread of the coronavirus in the region, declaring municipal emergencies, closing schools, banning public gatherings and events, and closing libraries. The measures to slow the contagion came amid reports of the first batch of patients who caught the Read More…