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The CDC is recommending that all Americans should wear cloth masks or other face coverings if they go out in public — amid new concerns that infected people with no symptoms can still…

The CDC is recommending that all Americans should wear cloth masks or other face coverings if they go out in public — amid new concerns that infected people with no symptoms can still spread COVID-19.

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Private Playlist: Inara George shares tips for raising music-literate kids during quarantine

Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. Inara George is a vocalist and songwriter best…

A Must For Millions, Zoom Has A Dark Side — And An FBI Warning

Federal and state law enforcement are asking questions about Zoom's security and privacy policies, as millions flock to the videoconferencing service for meetings, classes and social gatherings.

A Coronavirus Plus: Wide-Open Highways In Los Angeles

In the land of gridlock, car accidents are down and the mayor has ordered more red lights to slow traffic.

Trump finally sees coronavirus as a pandemic. Will he take responsibility or leave that up to governors?

President Trump has finally changed course, seeing COVID-19 as no longer a “hoax.” Experts predict the pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans.

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Those with a knack for crafts are breaking out their dusty sewing machines and creating a vital piece of safety protection currently in short supply: face masks.

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The crowded, unsanitary conditions on Skid Row are a breeding ground for disease.  Now the area has its first confirmed case.

from Greater LA

When the president downplays a pandemic or implies aid to states are being withheld until governors say nice things about him, can he be sued?

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Francesco Zimone, owner of L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, is offering customers fresh produce, cooked meals, and pizza kits. He's also giving his staffers higher pay.

How L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Tesse operate under COVID-19 rules

Francesco Zimone, owner of L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, is offering customers fresh produce, cooked meals, and pizza kits. He's also giving his staffers higher pay.

from Greater LA

An employee of the Union Rescue became the first person on Skid Row to be diagnosed with COVID-19. He was picking up and delivering basic supplies like food and first aid equipment.

Skid Row gets its first confirmed COVID-19 case, residents worry about contagion

An employee of the Union Rescue became the first person on Skid Row to be diagnosed with COVID-19. He was picking up and delivering basic supplies like food and first aid equipment.

from Greater LA

Health care workers are now dealing with higher levels of depression and anxiety. They’re suffering panic attacks. Some are contemplating suicide.

'Like a soldier in a war zone with no protective gear’: Doctor on stress from COVID-19 frontlines

Health care workers are now dealing with higher levels of depression and anxiety. They’re suffering panic attacks. Some are contemplating suicide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

AT&T has appointed former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar as the new head of WarnerMedia. That means he’ll oversee HBO, HBO Max, CNN, Warner Bros. and other WarnerMedia properties.

Ex-Hulu CEO Jason Kilar named chief of WarnerMedia

AT&T has appointed former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar as the new head of WarnerMedia. That means he’ll oversee HBO, HBO Max, CNN, Warner Bros. and other WarnerMedia properties.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Many people have taken up baking as they’re sheltering in place. If you want to join that trend, KCRW’s Evan Kleiman gives some tips.

Baking while homebound: A recipe for yeast

Many people have taken up baking as they’re sheltering in place. If you want to join that trend, KCRW’s Evan Kleiman gives some tips.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jeffrey Ravago, a certified nursing assistant at San Miguel Villa nursing home in Concord, says there are not enough hospital-grade masks for everyone at this point.

Nursing home workers pray they don’t get a coronavirus case, wear homemade masks

Jeffrey Ravago, a certified nursing assistant at San Miguel Villa nursing home in Concord, says there are not enough hospital-grade masks for everyone at this point.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out a new program called the California Health Corps this week.

To fight COVID-19 surge, California Health Corps recruits retired, international doctors

Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out a new program called the California Health Corps this week.

from KCRW Features

One thing to remember about kids in neglectful, abusive or just dysfunctional households: “Going to school and going to after-school programs used to be a safe haven. That is gone.”

When ‘Safer at Home’ is not safe: The rise of domestic violence and vulnerability of children amid coronavirus

One thing to remember about kids in neglectful, abusive or just dysfunctional households: “Going to school and going to after-school programs used to be a safe haven. That is gone.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bookkeeping at a restaurant has always been tricky. The coronavirus has made everything more tenuous.

Owner of Superfine Pizza and Rossoblu explains economics of keeping a restaurant afloat

Bookkeeping at a restaurant has always been tricky. The coronavirus has made everything more tenuous.

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Cooking and baking are pastimes that heal. Author Julie Jones (“  The Pastry School  ”) started documenting her baking during a stressful time in her life.

Turning your pies into works of art

Cooking and baking are pastimes that heal. Author Julie Jones (“ The Pastry School ”) started documenting her baking during a stressful time in her life.

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Matzo balls, charoset, chopped liver, brisket, potato kugel, and macaroons   all   make for the perfect Passover seder.

Celebrating Passover traditions and hosting your seder

Matzo balls, charoset, chopped liver, brisket, potato kugel, and macaroons all make for the perfect Passover seder.

from Good Food

Earlier this week, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended farmers markets until organizers can show their plans to keep people safe.

Farmers markets in the age of social distancing

Earlier this week, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended farmers markets until organizers can show their plans to keep people safe.

from Good Food

Ham and lamb are traditional centerpieces for Easter.

Celebrating Easter with a meat-free menu

Ham and lamb are traditional centerpieces for Easter.

from Good Food

Being a truck driver already has its challenges, long days of solitude with brief breaks for food and respite.

Challenges facing truck drivers during the coronavirus pandemic

Being a truck driver already has its challenges, long days of solitude with brief breaks for food and respite.

from Good Food

Holidays are intended to be celebrations with family and friends. What happens when we need to social distance from those we love most?

Observing shabbat and Passover via Zoom

Holidays are intended to be celebrations with family and friends. What happens when we need to social distance from those we love most?

from Good Food

In “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” first-time actress Sidney Flanigan plays Autumn, a 17 year old in a hollowed-out Pennsylvania town.

‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ director on making her art house abortion drama

In “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” first-time actress Sidney Flanigan plays Autumn, a 17 year old in a hollowed-out Pennsylvania town.

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AT&T has appointed former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar as the new head of WarnerMedia. That means he’ll oversee HBO, HBO Max, CNN, Warner Bros. and other WarnerMedia properties.

Hollywood news banter: New WarnerMedia CEO; virtual SXSW

AT&T has appointed former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar as the new head of WarnerMedia. That means he’ll oversee HBO, HBO Max, CNN, Warner Bros. and other WarnerMedia properties.

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