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Universal Studios, Six Flags visitors may have to show COVID-19 vaccine proof or test
Under a new L.A. County health order set to be issued this week, such verification will be necessary for attendees of large theme parks and outdoor "mega events" — those with 10,000-plus attendees — starting Oct. 7.
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It's flu shot time. Here's how and why to get one
It's more important than ever to get a flu shot this year. Here's where to get yours.
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Declining child coronavirus cases indicate generally safe school reopenings in L.A. County
The low rates will allow school district to adopt relaxed quarantine policies so students can stay in class.
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L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez won't run for mayor in 2022
Other potential candidates — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, Councilman Kevin de León and real estate developer Rick Caruso — still haven't announced their plans.
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A water scooter, an AR-15 rifle and a bag of heroin: Two arrested at Napa County lake
Deputies uncovered the contraband while responding to a suspicious vehicle call at Lake Berryessa.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger says voters were right to retain Newsom, calls GOP field 'disastrous'
Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger, who won office through a recall, says he's glad Newsom wasn't ousted
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L.A. County sheriff has legal power to ban gang-like groups of deputies, county lawyers say
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has broad legal authority to crack down on entrenched, gang-like groups of deputies, according to attorneys for the county.
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California risks forfeiting millions meant for struggling renters, auditor warns
Auditor Elaine Howle says delays in the rent relief program and uncertainty over federal rules raise concern that California won't distribute $1.8 billion by Sept. 30.
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Giant Forest trees prepped in Sequoia National Park as KNP Complex fire burns dangerously close
Flames from the KNP Complex fire could reach the sequoias in the Giant Forest today, fire crews warn.
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First effort to recall Los Angeles D.A. George Gascón fizzles out, but a retry is coming
The committee behind the effort to recall L.A. County D.A. George Gascón announced it would relaunch its efforts to boot the progressive prosecutor from office later this year, acknowledging it would not be able to collect enough signatures by the October deadline.
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Off-duty L.A. County Sheriff's deputy is killed, passenger injured in high-speed crash
The off-duty sheriff's deputy died after he drove a vintage sports car into a light pole in Temple City and was ejected from the vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar stepping down to join think tank
Cuéllar, the only Latino on the state's top court, will step down to head an influential foreign policy organization.
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Snow in Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth? It's not what it looks like
Park officials said the photo of salty white hills was snapped about a mile north of Furnace Creek, an area known for its extreme heat.
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L.A. County sees big drops in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations
About a month ago, the county was averaging more than 3,400 new coronavirus infections a day over a one-week period. But as of Tuesday, L.A. County was averaging fewer than 1,800 cases a day, a 48% decline.
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1 in 3 COVID-19 patients suffer from long COVID, a CDC study of Long Beach residents finds
These long COVID patients reported at least one symptom of COVID-19 two months after first testing positive for the coronavirus, the CDC study says.
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You will have show vaccine proof at L.A. nightclubs and bars. How it will work
The L.A. County mandate will require patrons and employees to have at least one vaccine dose by Oct. 7 and be fully vaccinated by Nov. 4.
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California recall price tag could hit $300 million. Some say it was a waste of money
Gov. Gavin Newsom survived the recall attempt by a big margin, and that has led some to question whether the system works and if changes are needed.
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Man shot and killed at Metro station in downtown L.A.
The man was shot as he exited a train at the Blue Line's Washington Station, and authorities have not found the shooter.
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With recall behind him, where does Newsom go from here?
Newsom reaffirmed his mandate after notching what appears to be an even greater margin of victory on Tuesday.
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Suspect arrested in mother's hit-and-run death in Playa del Rey
Los Angeles police say a suspect has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a mother holding her 3-year-old son in Playa del Rey
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L.A. fire captain severely burned in downtown explosion sues building owners, vape shops
Victor Aguirre and his wife filed suit against the property owner and his companies along with the operators of Green Buddha and Smoke Tokes after last year's explosion in a downtown warehouse.
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California recall: How many ballots are left to be counted?
More than 9 million recall ballots have been counted out of an estimated 13 million cast — enough for Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare victory.
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California's costly, confusing recall sparks an effort to rethink the rules
California lawmakers agreed to spend at least $276 million in the most recent state budget to cover the costs of the recall, but some elections officials have estimated the final tab will be closer to $300 million.
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Homeless veteran stabbed to death at encampment near VA in West L.A.
Law enforcement sources said the man was stabbed by another man who lived in the encampment after he interceded in a domestic dispute.
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KNP Complex fire burns within mile of Giant Forest, threatening towering Sequoia preserve
KNP Complex fire burns within mile of Giant Forest, threatening towering Sequoia preserve
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El Segundo woman charged with torturing and killing her 7-year-old daughter
Police spoke to the woman and her boyfriend and concluded that their statements were inconsistent with the girl's injuries.
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Column: Trump branded the GOP a party of racists. Larry Elder as standard-bearer won't help
With a Black standard-bearer who can't talk coherently about racism, Republicans aren't likely to win statewide elections in California anytime soon.
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Column: Give up your win-quick schemes, California Republicans
The margin of victory in the recall election — and how fast the win was called —surprised some. But those who know the California GOP just yawned.
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California recall results closely linked to COVID-19 vaccination rates
Higher vaccination rates correlated with higher support for Gov. Newsom in the recall election, and vice versa, analysis of voting data shows.
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Man with knife arrested outside Ariana Grande's Hollywood Hills home after confrontation
Police arrest a man outside Ariana Grande's Hollywood Hills home after he allegedly flashed a knife at security guards.
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