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For those who are anxious and fearful over the coronavirus outbreak, Rabbi Steve Leder says, "You cannot have a shadow unless the light is somehow shining behind whatever is…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Greg Laemmle, owner of the Laemmle chain of theaters, says his eight theaters are hurting: “We're hemorrhaging ... probably in the order of $20,000 - $30,000 a week, plus.”

from Greater LA

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to lost jobs for many people in LA. They may not be able to pay rent. How are they and their landlords dealing with that possibility?

Freeze rent and mortgage payments until Angelenos work again, urges Councilman David Ryu

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to lost jobs for many people in LA. They may not be able to pay rent. How are they and their landlords dealing with that possibility?

from Greater LA

President Trump has called COVID-19 “the Chinese virus,” and blamed China for its origin and spread.

‘Asian Enough’ podcast hosts on rising racism during coronavirus outbreak

President Trump has called COVID-19 “the Chinese virus,” and blamed China for its origin and spread.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

To help nurses and doctors in LA, Lulu Wang, the writer and director of the award-winning 2019 film “The Farewell,” is throwing her star power behind crowdsourcing protective…

‘The Farewell’ director Lulu Wang needs your help gathering protective gear for doctors

To help nurses and doctors in LA, Lulu Wang, the writer and director of the award-winning 2019 film “The Farewell,” is throwing her star power behind crowdsourcing protective…

from Greater LA

Many LA restaurants are offering takeout or delivery only. Some are now operating like grocery stores. Others are providing meals for health care workers on frontlines.

Dine-1-1 teams up with Josef Centeno and other chefs to feed health care workers

Many LA restaurants are offering takeout or delivery only. Some are now operating like grocery stores. Others are providing meals for health care workers on frontlines.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities.

Long-time champion of public space reflects on impact of coronavirus on city life

LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities.

from Design and Architecture

In this new reality of staying home and social distancing, Angelenos might be missing their trips to art galleries.

Art galleries go digital during coronavirus outbreak

In this new reality of staying home and social distancing, Angelenos might be missing their trips to art galleries.

from Greater LA

Schools rightfully closed campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, but that lost class time should be made up.

Hard lessons

Schools rightfully closed campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, but that lost class time should be made up.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Like many people, Ian Snook’s workload has slowed while he rides out the coronavirus pandemic at home.

‘We all have an obligation to help those more vulnerable’: Angeleno offers to do chores, errands for neighbors

Like many people, Ian Snook’s workload has slowed while he rides out the coronavirus pandemic at home.

from Greater LA

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA community has come together to help their neighbors.

Huntington Park bakery feeds community with free bread during coronavirus outbreak

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA community has come together to help their neighbors.

from Greater LA

To slow the spread of COVID-19, public officials are encouraging LA residents to stay home and to use public transit only when absolutely necessary.

LA Metro adjusts to social distancing while maintaining essential services

To slow the spread of COVID-19, public officials are encouraging LA residents to stay home and to use public transit only when absolutely necessary.

from Greater LA

The number of people hospitalized from COVID-19 has nearly doubled in LA County since Friday.

‘We're fighting a war’: UCLA ER doctor feels unprepared for coronavirus pandemic

The number of people hospitalized from COVID-19 has nearly doubled in LA County since Friday.

from Greater LA

LA County is home to the largest population of jail inmates in America. Its court system said today that it will enact extreme measures for courtrooms and trials over the next 60 days.

Public health is top priority during coronavirus pandemic, LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey says

LA County is home to the largest population of jail inmates in America. Its court system said today that it will enact extreme measures for courtrooms and trials over the next 60 days.

from Greater LA

For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

Art Insider March 24: More digital galleries and events, at-home telescope craft

For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

Nurses from Kaiser-Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center protested in front of the hospital on Monday over a lack of protective gear there.

UCLA Medical Center nurses lack protective equipment for coronavirus

Nurses from Kaiser-Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center protested in front of the hospital on Monday over a lack of protective gear there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jodie Dolan's laundry truck has five washers and dryers that handle 30-40 loads in a five-hour shift.

Laundry Truck LA helps homeless people stay clean, DOLAN clothing company sews free masks amid coronavirus

Jodie Dolan's laundry truck has five washers and dryers that handle 30-40 loads in a five-hour shift.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom made an unprecedented announcement last week when he said, “I would plan and assume that it's unlikely that many of these schools -- few, if any -- will open…

LAUSD shifts to online education during coronavirus crisis. How 2 teachers are adapting

Governor Gavin Newsom made an unprecedented announcement last week when he said, “I would plan and assume that it's unlikely that many of these schools -- few, if any -- will open…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis tells us how he and his wife tried getting tested for COVID-19. His wife is a health care worker too. She developed a fever, dry cough, and aches.

Even health care workers struggle to get tested for coronavirus

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis tells us how he and his wife tried getting tested for COVID-19. His wife is a health care worker too. She developed a fever, dry cough, and aches.

from KCRW Features

We look at the health benefits of being outside (while maintaining social distance, of course). Plus, there are some cool places to check out that maybe you haven't thought of.

How to enjoy LA nature during 'Safer at Home' order

We look at the health benefits of being outside (while maintaining social distance, of course). Plus, there are some cool places to check out that maybe you haven't thought of.

from Greater LA