Get both flu and COVID booster shots this year, advises CA doctor

A man wears a face mask while waiting at an intersection near LA City Hall, October 14, 2022. Two new Omicron variants have appeared: BQ.1 and BQ1.1. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

The CDC is warning that the flu season will be worse this year. Plus, two new Omicron variants have emerged.

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has repeatedly butted heads with the Board of Supervisors, including on COVID mandates and allegations of deputy gangs running rampant in the department.

The Biden administration has introduced new rules severely limiting China’s ability to make semiconductor chips — the tiny devices found in cell phones, video games, military gear, and more.

Gap’s parent company announced last month that it's cutting 500 corporate jobs. Pair that with an embarrassing public breakup with Kanye West. What’s led to the retailer’s decline?

Björk describes her 10th album, “Fossora,” as her “mushroom album.” It’s a reflection on her role as mother and grandmother, plus her mom’s death.