Jarrett Hill

journalist

Journalist

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A fight about masks on Nextdoor is typical of pandemic tensions. What’s not typical is that everyone in this fight agrees on the importance of wearing masks.

What a mask brawl on Nextdoor reveals about the human brain

A fight about masks on Nextdoor is typical of pandemic tensions. What’s not typical is that everyone in this fight agrees on the importance of wearing masks.

from Greater LA

For the past month, hair and nail salons in California have been able to reopen outdoors only, with masks and strict sanitary protocols in place.

Your barber misses you. Is it safe to get a haircut outdoors?

For the past month, hair and nail salons in California have been able to reopen outdoors only, with masks and strict sanitary protocols in place.

from Greater LA

The new academic year starts this week for students across Southern California. Typically, parents prepare by spending hundreds of dollars per child on supplies and clothes.

How COVID-19 upended back-to-school shopping

The new academic year starts this week for students across Southern California. Typically, parents prepare by spending hundreds of dollars per child on supplies and clothes.

from Greater LA

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Turning the page on a new year, Pico Iyer and Vrajaprana share insights on human frailty and spirituality from authors Graham Greene and Swami Vivekananda.

from Life Examined

People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

from KCRW Features

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Sundance Film Festival. This year’s festival has shifted to an online format because of the pandemic.

from The Treatment

Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently sent his staff a memo outlining three “strategic pillars” that will “set the stage” for the company’s future. What do they really mean?

from Hollywood Breakdown

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes back Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro, whose latest film is an adaption of the novel “Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay…

from The Treatment

The seminal Southern California music festival returns April 15-17 and 22-24 after two years on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

from Music News

For too long those with disabilities have had poorer health outcomes.

from Second Opinion

Long-term care facilities have made COVID testing requirements stricter just as tests have become harder to find. Now visitors can’t get inside.

from Greater LA