On Friday, July 17, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced criteria for permitting public and private K-12 schools in the state to reopen given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom took action to address the rising number of COVID-19 infections in California, ordering all counties across the state to close indoor activities including restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.
With COVID-19 quickly spreading in Los Angeles County, on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion to develop a plan for establishing fines and more quickly shutting down businesses that fail to adhere to public Health Orders designed to control the ...
Last week saw a continuation in the rise of cases reported in L.A. County—over 2,000 new cases every day of the week—as well as rising hospitalization rates.
On Thursday, June 18, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation that requires election officials in California to mail a ballot to every registered, active voter for the November 3, 2020, general election.
On Friday, June 12, LA County permitted several additional business sectors to reopen, pursuant to the Governor’s order moving the state toward Phase 3 of his Recovery Roadmap and LA County guidance issued last week.
Last week was the first full week that restaurants and personal services businesses such as barber shops and hair salons were permitted to reopen in Los Angeles.
Over the last several weeks, the City and County of Los Angeles—like other cities and counties across the nation—have actively pushed forward new laws and regulations intended to address the economic impacts of COVID-19.
On Monday, May 25, 2020, Governor Newsom announced that he was permitting the state to effectively move to Expanded Phase 2, including allowing in-store retail statewide.
This week marked the beginning of a transition towards reopening at the County level, with increasing focus on ways to alleviate the economic impacts of COVID-19.