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Health official says some positive data seen in COVID-19 stats

LOS ANGELES — Rising coronavirus cases and fatalities remain concerning — with four dozen more deaths confirmed July 23 — but there are signs Los Angeles County is beginning to turn the corner in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to one of the county’s top health officer. “At least this week, we’re Read More…

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Attorney general conditionally approves hospital sale

LYNWOOD — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has given his conditional approval to the sale of St. Francis Medical Center to Prime Healthcare. The announcement came July 18, about a week after a health care workers union filed a formal objection with Becerra — whose office must approve the sale — calling for him to Read More…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: County’s anti-racism motion won’t cut it

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved July 21 what appeared at first glance to be a bold new antiracism initiative that would call systemic racism exactly what it is and has always been: a major killer of African Americans. I say at first glance it’s bold since any talk by public officials of Read More…