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“It’s a little overkill to pause, as opposed to what the EU did with a similar side effect with AstraZeneca, which is just for now restrict it to using among older people,” says Monica…

“It’s a little overkill to pause, as opposed to what the EU did with a similar side effect with AstraZeneca, which is just for now restrict it to using among older people,” says Monica Gandhi, an infectious disease doctor at UCSF.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA traffic is back. Why didn’t people change their habits?

People working from home found other excuses to get in their cars.

Cinerama Dome, ArcLight and Pacific Theatres are closing permanently: How we got here, what we’ll miss

Ben Schwartz has worked in Hollywood since the early 2000s.

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In her new book, Stacy Michelson reveals that Americans eat more avocados on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day, and mochi ice cream was invented in LA.

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In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

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In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

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The owners of ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres said on Monday that none of their locations would be returning after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The owners of ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres said on Monday that none of their locations would be returning after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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About 10,000 units of affordable housing in LA County are likely to flip to market-rate in the next five to 10 years.

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About 10,000 units of affordable housing in LA County are likely to flip to market-rate in the next five to 10 years.

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Protestors took to the streets on Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, after another police killing of a Black person.

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