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A Labor Department report is expected to show millions more jobless.

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The coronavirus continued its punishing march on Wednesday as more United States governors ordered their citizens to stay at home, more states pleaded for rapidly diminishing stocks of emergency supplies, and more experts predicted that the devastating economic effects of the pandemic could stretch into next year. In Florida, the state’s Republican governor belatedly issued a stay-at-home order for residents — but only after a morning telephone call with President Trump, who later   Los Angeles News said he still had no plans for a similar national directive. In Washington, Democrats and Republicans in Congress, as well as President Trump, are increasingly looking toward enacting a huge new infrastructure plan that could create thousands of jobs. And in New York, where hundreds of new deaths pushed the tristate region’s toll past 2,300, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo pleaded for a supplies for his overwhelmed hospitals and desperate health care workers. “Really, the only hope for

‘This is life or death’: homeless families reclaim vacant homes to survive virus outbreak

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Several Los Angeles families who have been forced to live in cars, shelters and other unsafe situations have seized control of 13 vacant homes owned by the government, with the goal of staying indefinitely – and staying alive. The takeover comes as California’s homelessness crisis and the Los Angeles News escalating coronavirus outbreak have collided to create a catastrophe threatening thousands of lives. 'If I get it, I die': homeless residents say inhumane shelter conditions will spread coronavirus  Read more “To me, this is life or death,” said Benito Flores, 64, who has been living out of his van for years and moved into a vacant two-bedroom house on Wednesday. Wearing a face mask and standing inside the dusty home as volunteers cleaned, Flores explained that he is diabetic and at risk of serious illness or worse if he catches Covid-19. “By doing this, I’m giving myself a chance at living and surviving this crisis.” The homeless residents and their sup

California’s chief justice suspends jury trials in superior courts statewide for 60 days

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California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Monday suspended all jury trials in California’s superior courts for 60 days and allowed courts to immediately adopt new rules to address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The order follows moves last week by state courts throughout Los Angeles News Southern California to limit their operations. Los Angeles County Superior Court Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile also Monday signed an order restricting access to all Los Angeles County courthouses to judges, commissioners, court staff and authorized persons until further notice. Cantil-Sakauye said her order is aimed at ensuring California courts can meet stringent health directives, such as maintaining a 6-foot distance from others, to  Press Release Distribution Services In Los Angeles curb the spread of the coronavirus. “Courts cannot comply with these health restrictions and continue to operate as they have in the past,” Cantil-Sakauye. “Court proceedings

Garcetti vows more coronavirus tests, reminds LA: six feet matters

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Sunday, March 22, announced plans to increase testing for the novel coronavirus of those who are in the most high-risk categories and most vulnerable. Garcetti didn’t offer specifics on how the testing will work but said the numbers will increase day by day and eventually could be made available to neighbouring cities. “We’re going to launch a portal for people at high risk so they find information and get help,” Garcetti said referring to those who have symptoms, are 65 and older or both. Los Angeles news “They are at the greatest risks of dying if they contract Covid-19.” Garcetti also discussed the needed 6-foot social distance requirement, pleading for people to stay home and honour the rule. “This is serious,” he said. “Six feet matters. “There is no exception unless you’re a first responder or critical worker. These are difficult changes we are Press Release Distribution Services In Los Angeles  making but they are going to

Coronavirus Today: A weekend at home

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Around the nation and the world The U.S. and Mexico have agreed to restrict all nonessential travel across their shared border, President Trump said Friday. But even a partial closure of the border is likely to affect Mexico’s struggling economy, which appears headed for a recession. Activists are pleading with officials to take preventive measures to protect incarcerated people, saying prison and jail overcrowding is a life-or-death issue. The American Civil Liberties Union has called for the immediate release of inmates who are over the age of 65 or have an underlying medical condition and whose sentences would be completed within the next two years. Miami Beach usually swarmed this time of year with budget-minded students seeking cheap hotel rooms and plentiful booze, has been shut down, leaving the city almost unrecognizable. “Spring break is cancelled,” Mayor Dan Gelber said. Celebrities are taking to social media to denounce racism toward Asian  Los Angeles

Coronavirus Today: A weekend at home

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The budget woes have left California desperate for more resources. Intensive care beds at Los Angeles County‘s emergency-room hospitals are already at or near capacity, even as those facilities have doubled the number available for COVID-19 patients. Because of the continuing shortage of test kits, the county health department has instructed doctors not to bother testing symptomatic patients if a positive result won’t change their treatment decisions. Health workers will have to make choices about which patients receive scarce resources like hospital beds and ventilators. “We have to decide who must die and whom we shall keep alive,” said one doctor in Italy, where the death toll has already passed 3,400. Besides navigating wrenching ethical dilemmas, doctors, nurses and other hospital workers say their anxiety levels are rising as they hear about medical workers falling sick not just in Italy and China, but in the U.S. as well. “We’re going to start dropping like flies,” said one

Los Angeles Latest News About COVID -19

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Los Angeles Latest News COVID -19  Centres in the U.S. cancelled their administration of the SAT college entrance exam to students as planned for March 14 – the latest interruption to American life caused by the coronavirus. The administration of the SAT is also cancelled countrywide in 17 countries, including places like China, Italy, Japan, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. It's unclear how many of the closures in the U.S. listed on the College Board's web site are directly related to the coronavirus since testing centres can also close for various other reasons, like facilities issues or a conflicting event. Los Angeles News About COVID -19   A man looks over the city as he walks his dog on March 17, 2020, in Barcelona, Spain. As part of the measures against the virus expansion, the Government has declared a 15-day state of emergency. The Government of Spain has strengthened up its quarantine rules, shutting all commercial activities except for pharmaci

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Find journalists who might be interested in your press release   You want to share some news, I’ll bet you're tempted to tell as many people as possible.  However, that’s not always the right thing to do -- because not everyone is interested in your story. Along with crafting a press release that journalists are interested in, you’ll need to be super-specific with the people to whom you send your pitches. You can do that by searching for  journalists who've already written  about your topic or industry. For instance, let’s say you run a car parts business. You’ve conducted some research around potholes, gathered some interesting data, and turned it into a killer press release. But mailing every journalist under the sun is probably going to be a waste of time. Instead, it’s worth seeking out journalists who've covered similar topics before.