LA Civic Group Releases Blueprint for Universal Broadband Access by 2027 – NBC Los Angeles

With the aim of bridging a “digital divide” and helping provide fair access to the internet, a civil society group called the Committeefor Greater LA has released a roadmap that points the way to achieving universal broadband access in Los Angeles County by 2027. In a report titled “Connecting Communities Countywide: Delivering Broadband as a … Read more

Los Angeles County Average Gas Price Rises for 20th Consecutive Day

City news service Friday September 23, 2022 3:55 am LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of regular self-service gasoline in Los Angeles County rose for the 20th consecutive day Thursday, by 4.2 cents to $5,587. The average price is up 34.1 cents in the past 20 days, with 8.5 cents on … Read more

Check out this monthly pop-up market taking place in Los Angeles | KIIS FM

Celebrate Latin American and Latin American Heritage Month by visiting this monthly pop-up LA marketplace. “The importance of Molcajete Dominguero was to continue and bring our community together. Before (it) started, we didn’t have many pop-up events focused on our culture,” said Betty Carlos. According to ABC 7, the monthly pop-up event is called Molcajete … Read more

LA County Reports Its First Death From Monkeypox – NBC Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health, along with the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, confirmed its first death from monkeypox Monday. The person who died was an LA County resident who was severely immunocompromised and hospitalized, health officials said in a statement. To protect the confidentiality and privacy of the individual, health officials … Read more

Los Angeles County homeless results show an increase from 2020

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The number of people without housing in Los Angeles County has risen 4.1% since 2020, with officials warning of a potential for “significant increases” in the coming years as pandemic-era safety nets end, according to the latest timeline by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. According to figures released Thursday, the … Read more

LA and San Bernardino Counties Under Severe Thunderstorm Warnings During Heat Wave

Hail and fast-moving winds caused the National Weather Service to issue severe thunderstorm warnings for Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties on Sunday. This comes as a heatwave continues to scorch Southern California. The warnings were issued after two thunderstorms were detected. A thunderstorm in LA County was seen near Pinon Hills, 15 miles north … Read more

Major Heat Wave Sweeping Southern California Over Labor Day Weekend – NBC Los Angeles

Punishing triple-digit heat continued to weigh down Southern California on Saturday, with warnings of flash flooding and thunderstorms in some areas. A strong thunderstorm is expected to hit parts of central LA County until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm eight miles northwest of Mount Wilson, … Read more

LA County Goes to Low COVID Activity Level – NBC Los Angeles

LA County officially transitioned to the low-transmission category on Thursday with regard to COVID-19 activity. The categorization is established by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Low COVID activity is characterized as below the threshold of 200 cases per 100,000 population. LA County’s new case rate is 192.8 per 100,000 residents. Officials at … Read more

LA County Announces First Human Cases of West Nile Virus – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles County health officials have confirmed the county’s first human cases of West Nile virus this year, saying six cases have been identified since late July. No details about the patients were released Thursday, but according to the provincial health ministry, the victims live in the Antelope Valley, San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel … Read more

Monkeypox in LA County: How Do Doctors Increase Access to Limited Vaccines?

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Scientists say the fastest way to control the monkeypox outbreak is with vaccines and behavioral changes, but are people getting the message? How do doctors increase access to limited vaccines? The vaccine is available to gay or bisexual men and transgender people who have had multiple or anonymous sex partners in … Read more