Tag: Covid-19

Newsom Allows Some Personal Care Services to Move Outdoors in California
Business, News

Newsom Allows Some Personal Care Services to Move Outdoors in California

During a press conference Monday afternoon, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced new guidelines for hair salons, barbershops and other personal care services to operate outdoors. “Turns out there were issues of chemicals and shampoos and perms…it was more complicated than some had considered, especially in terms of local orders in place,” he said. “Hopefully, that…

CIF Announces Delay to Start of High School Sports
Sports

CIF Announces Delay to Start of High School Sports

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has determined, in collaboration with its 10 Sections, that education-based athletics for the 2020-2021 school year will begin with a modified season of sport schedule. The calendar reflects the season for each CIF sport and the last date for Section Championships and Regional/State Championships in those sports where a Regional/State…

Governor Newsom Lays Out Pandemic Plan for Schools
Education, News

Governor Newsom Lays Out Pandemic Plan for Schools

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced his plan for schools ahead of the 2020–2021 school year, as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)  issued a framework for when and how schools should reopen for in-person instruction. “Learning is non-negotiable,” said Governor Newsom on Friday. “The virus will be with us for a year or more,…

L.A. County Will Adhere to Governor’s Guidelines for Schools
Education, News

L.A. County Will Adhere to Governor’s Guidelines for Schools

Los Angeles County will issue a new Health Officer Order Friday to adhere to the California Department of Public Health’s directive that schools in 32 counties on the state’s monitoring list, including Los Angeles County, cannot resume in-person learning next month. The state order allows superintendents to submit school district waiver requests to re-open elementary…

Rite Aid Opens Additional COVID-19 Testing Locations in California
News

Rite Aid Opens Additional COVID-19 Testing Locations in California

Rite Aid is expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity with the addition of 161 drive-through testing locations which opened Thursday in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Rite Aid’s COVID-19 testing sites will now span coast-to-coast, with the addition of locations in California, Oregon and Washington, and an increased number of…

Digital Art Exhibition is Galvanized by Quarantine and Racial Justice
Arts & Entertainment

Digital Art Exhibition is Galvanized by Quarantine and Racial Justice

A digital exhibition in response to the pandemic and our collective reconsiderations of health, security, and social structures, Mine and Yours, has launched online. The show runs till Aug. 15, 2020. “Considerate work around ideas of ownership, appropriation, belonging, and community—a fascinating group of diverse points of view,” said curator Renae Barnard. As digital platforms become…

Restaurant Application for Great Plates Delivered Reopened
News

Restaurant Application for Great Plates Delivered Reopened

The County of Los Angeles is reopening the online application for restaurants interested in the Great Plates Delivered program. To access the online application, visit here. At this time, the program does not have enough eligible meal applicants to enable allocations to new restaurants other than if there is an unmet need due to client location…

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