Ruben Vives

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“We have residents in the area that ... work at grocery stores, perform industrial jobs that increase their exposure to the coronavirus.

Latinos in San Fernando Valley have high COVID rates due to essential jobs, overcrowding and more

“We have residents in the area that ... work at grocery stores, perform industrial jobs that increase their exposure to the coronavirus.

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LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva defended his department on Tuesday — after sheriff's deputies shot and killed 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee in South LA on Monday.

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LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva defended his department on Tuesday — after sheriff's deputies shot and killed 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee in South LA on Monday.

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