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Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.

You might feel like you’re losing your mind at home. Socializing offers a ton of benefits for physical and mental health.

Queer creatives build safe communities online during COVID-19

You might feel like you’re losing your mind at home. Socializing offers a ton of benefits for physical and mental health.

Maybe you’ve been wanting to scream during all the isolation and stay-at-home orders during this COVID-19 pandemic.   
  Heather Havrilesky, who writes the    “Ask Polly” column   ,…

Stay active, stay connected: ‘Ask Polly’ columnist on how to survive COVID-19 isolation

Maybe you’ve been wanting to scream during all the isolation and stay-at-home orders during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Heather Havrilesky, who writes the “Ask Polly” column ,…

LA’s newest COVID-19 mobile testing site    opened at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Willowbrook on Wednesday.

What one doctor is seeing on the ground at new LA COVID-19 testing site

LA’s newest COVID-19 mobile testing site opened at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Willowbrook on Wednesday.

“Comedians are going to find ways to be comedians however they can. I saw that SNL was canceled and I jokingly said, ‘You know what, I'll do it myself.’

Web comedy gets its big break — in weird ways — during COVID-19

“Comedians are going to find ways to be comedians however they can. I saw that SNL was canceled and I jokingly said, ‘You know what, I'll do it myself.’

Matt Belloni has been the editorial director at   The Hollywood Reporter   for the last three years. This week, he suddenly announced that he was leaving the publication.

Matt Belloni abruptly resigns as editorial director of the Hollywood Reporter

Matt Belloni has been the editorial director at The Hollywood Reporter for the last three years. This week, he suddenly announced that he was leaving the publication.

LA museums and galleries have shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in lost jobs and furloughs for arts employees.

Getty’s $10 million fund means relief for LA art community during COVID-19

LA museums and galleries have shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in lost jobs and furloughs for arts employees.

The pandemic creates an opportunity to learn new habits, like telecommuting and finding forms of entertainment that require fewer resources.

Coronavirus pandemic offers lessons to combat climate change

The pandemic creates an opportunity to learn new habits, like telecommuting and finding forms of entertainment that require fewer resources.

“Eighty percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.

Lost jobs and wages: COVID-19 exposes wealth gap in US

“Eighty percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.

Some landlords have gotten creative in trying to skirt the temporary protections for renters, says Curbed LA's Alissa Walker.

Evictions are on hold, but Angelenos still worry about making rent during COVID-19

Some landlords have gotten creative in trying to skirt the temporary protections for renters, says Curbed LA's Alissa Walker.

Orange County is now struggling to find beds for people with COVID-19, especially those experiencing homelessness.

OC plans to turn hotel into COVID-19 hospital for the homeless, but residents protest

Orange County is now struggling to find beds for people with COVID-19, especially those experiencing homelessness.

Athletes and teams haven’t really been playing sports because they’re not getting anywhere near one another, and the leagues have postponed or canceled their seasons.   
  President…

LA without sports during COVID-19: What are sports writers and analysts to do?

Athletes and teams haven’t really been playing sports because they’re not getting anywhere near one another, and the leagues have postponed or canceled their seasons.  President…

California has deemed cannabis dispensaries an    essential business    under the state’s    “Stay at Home” order   .

Demand for cannabis hits record high in California, dispensaries deemed ‘essential’ during COVID-19

California has deemed cannabis dispensaries an essential business under the state’s “Stay at Home” order .

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.

Painted lady butterflies are now flying from Mexico across Los Angeles, heading to the northern states and Canada.

Painted lady butterflies: Track their migration from Mexico to LA to northern states

Painted lady butterflies are now flying from Mexico across Los Angeles, heading to the northern states and Canada.

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.

This pandemic is stressful for billions of people around the globe. Everyone deals with stress and fear differently.

Psychological stress and post-traumatic growth from COVID-19

This pandemic is stressful for billions of people around the globe. Everyone deals with stress and fear differently.

The COVID-19 pandemic has put much of life on hold. But what’s continuing are family traditions, both joyful and somber.

Turning to Zoom, people adapt funerals to social gathering restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has put much of life on hold. But what’s continuing are family traditions, both joyful and somber.

It’s been nearly three weeks since Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all non-essential businesses to temporarily close their doors.

What businesses count as essential during COVID-19? Equestrian facilities and private jet companies

It’s been nearly three weeks since Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all non-essential businesses to temporarily close their doors.

Proponents believe AB5 protects workers by giving them benefits. But some freelancers say they can’t get enough work because companies are preferring to use workers in other states.

COVID-19 pandemic complicates battle over AB5 and gig economy work

Proponents believe AB5 protects workers by giving them benefits. But some freelancers say they can’t get enough work because companies are preferring to use workers in other states.

Mac Mills started driving for Postmates to make ends meet. Before the pandemic, he was working as a film producer and assistant, but then sets shut down.

Delivery drivers are risking their lives to make ends meet during COVID-19 shutdown

Mac Mills started driving for Postmates to make ends meet. Before the pandemic, he was working as a film producer and assistant, but then sets shut down.