Los Angeles County health officials Wednesday confirmed five new cases of measles and warned of possible exposure at a series of locations over the past week.
According to the county Department of Public Health, the new patients are four county residents who were "exposed to an unimmunized, international visitor who was infectious with measles while in Los Angeles County."
Fireworks are illegal in Los Angeles, but that doesn’t stop the whole city from shimmering with home-grown displays on July 4. Thanks to a recut by Mike Dent, KTLA’s viral footage of this year’s especially impressive showing looks a lot like the classic Blade Runner opening.
The LA Times has observed that COVID-19 infection rates are falling in wealthier enclaves while gaining traction in poorer communities. Denser living conditions, higher populations of ‘essential’ workers, and historic difficulty accessing health care force folks in a position to be infected. LA Times: The Times compared neighborhoods in which more than 25% of the […]
With our smartphones serving as the vital tether that links us to the rest of our lives, it’s no wonder how low batteries and power emergencies can occasionally feel like a life-and-death situation. I mean, it’s usually not, of course…but darned if it doesn’t feel that way when your indicator is showing only 5 percent […]
Despite all of our most fervent hopes, it doesn’t appear the specter of COVID-19 will be leaving us anytime soon. If anything, the past few weeks seems to indicate the need for social distancing and other preventative measures will likely continue indefinitely from coast to coast for a very, very, very long time. Of course, […]
For all their amazing growth over the past 25 years, the most impressive thing about the monumental rise of Amazon might be the speed and sophistication of their lightning-fast delivery network. Sometimes it doesn’t even take 24 hours for the idea you ordered to be perched right on your front porch, ready for use. The […]