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Schools no longer safe for students and educators; Los Angeles teachers’ union seeks to eliminate school police force

Schools no longer safe for students and educators; Los Angeles teachers’ union seeks to eliminate school police force

    By Michael Hernandez Safety will become the top reason to exit public schools if teachers’ unions are successful in eliminating school police forces. The United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) which represents teachers and support staff in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) called for the elimination of the 400-member police force protecting […]

Los Angeles Mobilizes National Guard to Quell Violence, Looting

Los Angeles Mobilizes National Guard to Quell Violence, Looting

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN   Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called on the California National Guard to patrol the streets of the nation’s second largest city on May 31 as protests intensified across the United States in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. After Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles county, the […]

Newsom Clears Way For Hair Salons To Reopen—But Not In LA

Newsom Clears Way For Hair Salons To Reopen—But Not In LA

BY CITY NEWS SERVICE SANTA ANA, Calif. (CNS)—Gov. Gavin Newsom on May 26 cleared the way for barbershops and hair salons to open in counties that have been approved to move deeper into California’s reopening roadmap, including Orange County. Los Angeles County—home to roughly half of the state’s COVID-19 cases and deaths—has not yet been granted the “regional variance” needed […]

DOJ Warns Los Angeles Mayor That Stay-at-Home Extension Could Be Unlawful

DOJ Warns Los Angeles Mayor That Stay-at-Home Extension Could Be Unlawful

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY   The Department of Justice warned the mayor of Los Angeles and the county’s top health officer that a potential extension to the CCP virus stay-at-home order may be unlawful. A letter (pdf) sent to Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Friday expressed concern about recent statements both had made that restrictions may […]

Los Angeles Residents to Remain Under Safer at Home Order for 3 Months

Los Angeles Residents to Remain Under Safer at Home Order for 3 Months

BY KATABELLA ROBERTS   Los Angeles County residents can expect to remain under some type of stay-at-home restrictions for the next three months unless any major changes occur in the fight against the CCP virus, officials announced May 12. “LA County is continuing its progress on the road to recovery, with planned reopening of beaches for active recreation and […]

Relief at last: Navy hospital ship Mercy arrives in coronavirus-stricken Los Angeles

Relief at last: Navy hospital ship Mercy arrives in coronavirus-stricken Los Angeles

…with team of 800 medics and beds on board to help overwhelmed hospitals free up space to treat the infected By RUTH STYLES IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 12:32 EDT, 27 March 2020 | UPDATED: 13:30 EDT, 27 March 2020 The USNS Mercy arrived at the Port of Los Angeles Friday morning after a five-day journey from San […]

Los Angeles to Shut Off Water, Power for Nonessential Businesses That Refuse to Close Amid Pandemic

Los Angeles to Shut Off Water, Power for Nonessential Businesses That Refuse to Close Amid Pandemic

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Los Angeles will shut off water and power to businesses deemed nonessential that decline to follow an order to close amid the CCP virus pandemic. The Epoch Times refers to the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, as the CCP virus because the Chinese Communist Party’s coverup and mismanagement allowed the virus to spread throughout China and create […]

Judicial Inaction in the time of COVID-19

Judicial Inaction in the time of COVID-19

. . . By Eric Siddall The state judiciary’s imperviousness to the COVID-19 crisis is making things worse. The orders from both the California chief justice and the Los Angeles presiding judge lack clarity and action. They disregard all the science behind slowing down and defeating this pandemic.  Meanwhile, they are giving the public the […]

Navy Hospital Ship Mercy Heads to Los Angeles, Not Seattle

Navy Hospital Ship Mercy Heads to Los Angeles, Not Seattle

BY SIMON VEAZEY The 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship Mercy will sail to Los Angeles and not to Seattle, as officials anticipate bed demand in California will be five times higher than in Washington. The Mercy, which is currently being prepared in port in San Diego, is one of two that will be used as a referral and critical care […]

Los Angeles Announces Citywide Shutdown of Bars, Restaurants, Gyms Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Los Angeles Announces Citywide Shutdown of Bars, Restaurants, Gyms Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

BY KATABELLA ROBERTS Los Angeles will temporarily close all restaurants, bars, nightclubs, entertainment venues, and gyms throughout the city from midnight until at least March 31 as part of the its efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the news on Sunday via a video conference where he praised residents for being […]