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  • Newbury Park 15 hours ago

    Judge Bans Indoor Services at Defiant California Church

    A California church that for weeks has held indoor worship in defiance of anti-coronavirus health orders must close its doors, a judge ruled Friday. A temporary restraining order was issued that bars Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park from indoor worship services anywhere in the county. “The court finds that there is an immediate threat to public health and safety…

  • Wildfires Aug 5

    Slightly Cooler Weather Aids in Apple Fire Battle

    Slightly cooler weather Wednesday helped firefighters make progress against a huge blaze in mountains east of Los Angeles. The wildfire straddling Riverside and San Bernardino counties had consumed 27,319 acres — nearly 43 square miles — of brush and trees since it broke out Friday, according to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. As of Wednesday morning, the Apple…

  • Disney Aug 5

    Disney 3Q Revenue Drops 42%, Missing Expectations

    Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported that its net income fell dramatically in the three-month period that ended in June when it most of its theme parks were shuttered and theatrical movie releases were postponed.

  • Virgin Orbit Aug 3

    Virgin Orbit Says It Knows What Went Wrong With Memorial Day Rocket Launch

    Virgin Orbit said Monday it has determined what caused the failure of its debut rocket launch and is working toward a second flight that will carry small satellites for NASA. The Long Beach company, founded by Richard Branson, reported a premature shutdown of its main rocket engine on Memorial Day moments after the launch vehicle was released from beneath the…

  • LAPD Aug 2

    LAPD Video Shows Protester With Hands Up Shot in Head by Rubber Bullet

    Los Angeles police released body-worn camera footage Friday that shows a protester with his hands up as he is shot in the head with a less-than-lethal round when officers tried to contain demonstrations against police brutality in May. The May 30 video depicts a chaotic scene with officers — who were reportedly being struck by rocks, glass bottles and frozen water...

  • coronavirus Jul 31

    Several Dozen Virus Cases Occurred on USC's Fraternity Row

    A coronavirus outbreak occurred this summer on a street near the University of Southern California where many fraternities are located, the Los Angeles Times reported. The university detected about 40 cases of people living on 28th Street who tested positive for COVID-19, said Dr. Sarah Van Orman, USC’s chief student health officer. Van Orman said a significant number were associated with...

  • infectious diseases Jul 29

    Wyoming Wildlife Officials to Test Dead Rabbits for Disease

    Wildlife officials in Wyoming have asked residents to report dead rabbits in their yards, rural property and outdoor areas because a viral disease has been identified in several neighboring states. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has tested carcasses statewide for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus2 to monitor the spread of the disease, the Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reported. The disease has...

  • Orange County Jul 29

    Orange County Board to Sue California Over School Closures

    Education officials in Orange County are planning to sue Gov. Gavin Newsom and state health officials over rules barring most schools from reopening classrooms when the academic year starts due to the coronavirus. The Orange County Register reports that the county’s Board of Education voted 4-0 Tuesday to file the lawsuit. The board majority said in a statement the state hasn’t...

  • Hollywood Jul 29

    Chateau Marmont to Be Converted to Members-Only Hotel

    The Chateau Marmont, a Hollywood hotspot and hangout for nearly a century, will be converted into a members-only hotel over the next year, according to a newspaper report Tuesday. The hotel owner, Andre Balazs, confirmed his plans to turn the 91-year-old building into a hotel where a select group of members buy into “a piece of a portfolio of the…

  • san onofre Jul 29

    Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Southern California Highway

    The pilot of a small plane that lost engine power made a safe emergency landing on a Southern California highway, authorities said. After rejecting the Pacific Coast Highway as a possible landing spot because it was too narrow, the pilot opted to set the Piper PA24 down on Interstate 5, the Orange County Register reported. He timed the landing for…

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