Governor Gavin Newsom announced that retailers like bookstores, florists and sporting goods shops can be open for pickup as soon as Friday. The LA Times reports that over the past week, the state has averaged more than 1500 new COVID-19 cases and around 70 deaths per day. Meanwhile, federal health officials recommend a two-week decline in cases and deaths before lifting some COVID-19 restrictions.
From this Episode:
States start reopening, but there’s no COVID-19 treatment or containment
Governor Gavin Newsom announced a cautious reopening of California for later this week. Some retailers like bookstores, florists and sporting goods shops can be open for...
12 min, 58 sec
Chain mail is back, but some of it might be spreading fake COVID-19 news
COVID-19 is bringing back one thing that helps us feel connected: chain emails. These community-driven email lists feature all sorts of things, including recipes and prayers.
8 min, 2 sec
CGI kissing, on-set quarantines: Ideas to restart film production
Due to COVID-19, filming schedules are indefinitely postponed. Actors, directors, makeup artists and other entertainment workers are waiting in the wings until there’s a way...
8 min, 4 sec
LA prop maker is now crafting face shields for health care workers
Prop maker and set designer Rob West hasn’t had a lot of work in Hollywood since the pandemic. Now he's making face shields for health care workers. The bendable, plastic...
8 min, 8 sec