1. Theories on how L.A. County became state's coronavirus hotbed  Los Angeles Times
  2. What can you do in Bay Area over the holiday weekend? Not much  Sacramento Bee
  3. Bay Area loses half-million jobs in April, California 2.3 million. Here are the hardest-hit industries  The Mercury News
  4. More than 90,000 Californians test positive for coronavirus  The Mercury News
  5. Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Friday May 22  The Mercury News
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In mid-March, as the specter of a society-upending pandemic grew, Los Angeles emerged as a surprising bright spot.Theories abound as to why L.A. County has the bulk of the state's confirmed coronavirus cases, but a clear explanation has been elusive.

Theories on how L.A. County became state's coronavirus hotbed - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County, the nation's most populous, is aiming for a July 4 reopening as the coronavirus pandemic stabilizes enough to begin economic recovery.Experts say the coronavirus pandemic has stabilized enough to begin the process of economic recovery.

“How Los Angeles County became a coronavirus hot spot: Slower shutdown, density, poverty https://t.co/LF0KVfHksg”

Alfons López Tena on Twitter: "How Los Angeles County became a coronavirus hot spot: Slower shutdown, density, poverty https://t.co/LF0KVfHksg"

“The @latimes reported Thursday that teams returning to Orlando for games was the most likely outcome. We also reported that some believed the mid July estimates to be too early. https://t.co/SmQUKbFHax”

Dan Woike on Twitter: "The @latimes reported Thursday that teams returning to Orlando for games was the most likely outcome. We also reported that some believed the mid July estimates to be too early. https://t.co/SmQUKbFHax"

“I've got to give props to my colleagues in the @latimes Calendar and Sports sections who have continued to bang out compelling copy despite the fact that the things they cover no longer exist”

David Lazarus on Twitter: "I've got to give props to my colleagues in the @latimes Calendar and Sports sections who have continued to bang out compelling copy despite the fact that the things they cover no longer exist"

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Jon Heyman on Twitter: "Nice story. Shoutout to Frank the Yankee fan, Marek, Cesar, morning and afternoon Jerry and long suffering Mets fan Giovanni @latimes https://t.co/V7bNzXWzUt"

Californians entered the Memorial Day weekend with newly expanded options for beachgoing, barbecue and, of course, retail therapy as stay-at-home restrictions...Californians entered the Memorial Day weekend with newly expanded options for beachgoing, barbecue and, of course, retail therapy as stay-at-home restrictions eased across much of the state. Some 45 of 58 counties have received permission to reopen most stores — at least for curbside pickups — and many public spaces by meeting state standards for controlling the coronavirus. Some saw…

Memorial Day Weekend a New Test for California in Pandemic – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Saturday reopened several beach parking lots for the first time in weeks. Los Angeles County Saturday reopened several beach parking lots for the first time in weeks.

LA County Reopening Several Beach Parking Lots For 1st Time In Weeks – CBS Los Angeles

The Manhattan Beach City Council has asked county and state officials to allow retail businesses to fully reopen before the end of Memorial Day weekend. The City Council made the request seeking immediate action in letters sent to Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn and Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday. Council members sought to permit […]The Manhattan Beach City Council has asked county and state officials to allow retail businesses to fully reopen before the end of Memorial Day weekend. The City Council made the request seeking im…

Manhattan Beach City Council expresses support to fully reopen retail stores | KTLA

The Manhattan Beach City Council has asked county and state officials to allow retail businesses to fully reopen before the end of Memorial Day weekend. The City Council made the request seeking im…

Manhattan Beach City Council expresses support to fully reopen retail stores | KTLA

CDC Investigate Spread Of Coronavirus In LA - Pacific Palisades, CA - Southern California, one of the few areas in the country where spread of the coronavirus isn't declining, braces for Memorial Weekend crowdsSouthern California, one of the few areas in the country where spread of the coronavirus isn't declining, braces for Memorial Weekend crowds

35% Of Angelenos At COVID-19 Risk Due To Underlying Conditions | Pacific Palisades, CA Patch

While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party. The nation’s most populous county is not planning to reopen more widely until the next summer holiday, July 4th, because it has a disproportionately large share of the state’s coronavirus cases and can’t […]While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party. The nation’s most populous county is not planning to reopen more widely…

Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against the coronavirus | KTLA

featured, Manhattan Beach, newsletter - By Jefferson Graham Manhattan Beach small businesses are back open again. At least, some of them.  This is despite the California stay-at-home orderfeatured, Manhattan Beach, newsletter - By Jefferson Graham Manhattan Beach small businesses are back open again. At least, some of them.  This is despite the California stay-at-home order

Manhattan Beach retailers back in business

Friday marked two weeks since the city relaxed some health orders including allowing outdoor recreational actives and some small retailers to reopen with curbside service.

Long Beach may push for independence from LA County in coronavirus benchmarks • Long Beach Post News

Long Beach may push for independence from LA County in coronavirus benchmarks • Long Beach Post News

But first, Long Beach must persuade state officials to allow the city to move more quickly than Los Angeles County in the reopening process.

Long Beach coronavirus death toll hits 70; officials say city could reopen faster than LA County – Press Telegram

The latest COVID-19 briefing from Los Angeles County officials indicates that there have been 35 additional fatalities and 1,072 new confirmed cases. The total number of deaths is now 2,049. Among that figure, 93 percent of people had underlying health conditions.

L.A. County Reports 1,072 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 New Deaths | Hollywood Reporter

Parking lots at Cabrillo Beach and Venice Beach have been allowed to reopen as the Los Angeles moves toward a full reopening, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.Parking lots at Cabrillo Beach and Venice Beach have been allowed to reopen as the Los Angeles moves toward a full reopening, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.

Venice Beach and Cabrillo Beach parking lots allowed to reopen, mayor says | abc7.com

Garcetti Opens Some Beach Lots And Bike Paths To Prep For Memorial Day, But Says Don't 'Go Crazy' And Stay Out All Weekend

L.A. County officials announced today that although Safer at Home restrictions remain in place, beach bike paths will reopen this weekend.L.A. County officials announced today that although Safer at Home restrictions remain in place, beach bike paths will reopen this weekend.

L.A. County Beach Bike Paths Reopen for Memorial Day Weekend – Variety

“Discussions regarding popular summer events, including Fourth of July celebrations, are continuing."

Reopening on July 4th? LA County says maybe, Long Beach says it'll check with the governor • the Hi-lo

The order was a significant action heading into the Memorial Day weekend, a traditionally crowded time on the coast.  

Ahead of Memorial Day, LA County eases up on beach, mall restrictions – Daily News

Indoor malls have been allowed to open for curbside pick-up Friday in Los Angeles County before the ...

Indoor Malls Open For Curbside Service In L.A. County Before Memorial Day Weekend

Los Angeles County officials announced Friday they have reopened beach bike paths and are allowing indoor mall curbside pickups and car parades ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Beach parking lots will also reopen at partial capacity at Dockweiler State Beach, Will Rogers State Beach, Zuma Beach, and Surfrider Beach. But most public beach lots in […]Los Angeles County officials announced Friday they have reopened beach bike paths and are allowing indoor mall curbside pickups and car parades ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Beach parking lots wil…

L.A. County reopens beach bike paths and allows indoor mall curbside pickups, car parades | KTLA

Californians entered the Memorial Day weekend with newly expanded options for beachgoing, barbecue and, of course, retail therapy as stay-at-home restrictions eased across much of the state. Some 45 of 58 counties have received permission to reopen most stores — at least for curbside pickups — and many public spaces by meeting state standards for […]Californians entered the Memorial Day weekend with newly expanded options for beachgoing, barbecue and, of course, retail therapy as stay-at-home restrictions eased across much of the state. Some 4…

Californians enter Memorial Day weekend with expanded options for beachgoing, retail therapy | KTLA

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Friday that bike paths and some beach parking lots would reopen in the city, along with all retail businesses for pickup and delivery. Parking lots at Cabrillo and Venice beaches would be open as of Friday, along with those reopened by the county at Dockweiler State Beach, Will Rogers […]Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Friday that bike paths and some beach parking lots would reopen in the city, along with all retail businesses for pickup and delivery. Parking lots at Cabr…

Garcetti reopens all retail shops for pick up and delivery, along with bike paths, some beach parking lots and 2 recreation zones along L.A. River | KTLA

Los Angeles County announced Friday that beach bike paths would be allowed to reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend and retailers located inside indoor shopping malls can now reopen for curbside service.Los Angeles County announced Friday that beach bike paths would be allowed to reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend and retailers located inside indoor shopping malls can now reopen for curbside service.

Californians entered the Memorial Day weekend with newly expanded options for beachgoing, barbecue and, of course, retail therapy as stay-at-home restrictions eased across much of the state.Californians entered the Memorial Day weekend with newly expanded options for beachgoing, barbecue and, of course, retail therapy as stay-at-home restrictions eased across much of the state.

Memorial Day weekend a new test for California amid pandemic

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L.A. County Clears More Retailers To Open Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend – Pasadena Now

LA County Opens Beach Bike Paths, Curbside Retail For Indoor Malls And Gives O.K. For Graduation Car Parades

Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, Los Angeles County officials on Friday announced that several additional public spaces and businesses can reopen with modifications.Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, Los Angeles County officials on Friday announced that several additional public spaces and businesses can reopen with modifications.

Los Angeles coronavirus update: County announces further reopenings, including curbside service for indoor malls and beach bike paths | abc7.com

"I'm gonna push for that restriction to be lifted soon," Hahn said. "Try not to crowd around people...I trust you to do what's right.""I'm gonna push for that restriction to be lifted soon," Hahn said. "Try not to crowd around people...I trust you to do what's right."

L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn Wants Sunbathing At Local Beaches – Deadline

While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party. The nation’s most populous county is not planning to reopen more widely until the next summer holiday, July 4th, because it has a disproportionately large share of the state&While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party. The nation’s most populous county is not planning to reopen more widely until the next summer holiday, July 4th, because it has a disproportionately large share of the state&

Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party. TheLOS ANGELES (AP) — While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party. The

Poverty Keeps Los Angeles Struggling Against Virus - Breitbart