L.A. Public Health Department reports more numbers and locations of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Alhambra has two and South Pasadena has one. L.A. County is told to aggressively social distance and close most entertainment-related establishments.
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Dr. J. Ting is an emergency medical doctor at City of Hope. He is also one of the pilots who flew a coronavirus-related State Department evacuation. Ting recalls the first flight from Wuhan and urges kindness and calm in the coronavirus outbreak.
The AUSD board approved the closure plan during an emergency meeting Friday. More that 16,500 students from four cities will be affected.
The city and county of Los Angeles held a joint press conference Thursday morning to announce updated guidance and inform the public that they have plans in place if the COVID-19 begins spreading quickly. The SGV is making moves too.
"Special Report: Chinese Immigrants Scrape By In San Gabriel Valley's Boarding Houses" The San Gabriel Valley has one of the highest concentrations of Chinese people in the U.S.; thousands of Chinese immigrants live in overcrowded, unsanitary and potentially deadly conditions.
In a letter to families and staff, Superintendent Denise Jaramillo announces that all non-essential events that bring students or members of the community together will be either cancelled or postponed. The guidelines are effective Thursday and run through April 12.
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Using state guidelines, Superintendent Denise R. Jaramillo outlined four possible scenarios to respond to the coronavirus. As of Tuesday night's meeting there were still no reported cases in AUSD schools.
Al's Towing will retain the city contract despite calls for it to be opened up for bidding and, possibly, franchise fees.
Balloting on Super Tuesday marked by long delays at Reese Hall location as voting machines failed. Tax measure would bring in $8.1 million annually for infrastructure improvement and police department hiring.
The new cases are announced as L.A. County imposes Emergency Health Declarations to get ahead of any potential crisis. There are no cases from community spread at this time, they say.