HONOLULU — Hawaii is gearing up for a hurricane that threatens to pummel the islands as residents grapple with escalating numbers of coronavirus cases. The pandemic was complicating preparations for the American Red Cross, which operates emergency shelters on behalf of local governments. Many volunteers who normally staff the shelters […]

(Bloomberg Opinion) — One of the greatest outrages in the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic has been the way the government has failed to offer the people useful, trustworthy information. That’s still true, even as President Donald Trump has restarted his daily Covid-19 briefings. While some outlets have praised […]

Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images Elyssa Katz, a Santa Monica mother of three, is growing a matchmaking service to connect families with tutors, or “Zutors”, as she calls them – a word she’s in the process of trademarking. “The role of a Zutor is a tutor, a nanny, and an angel […]

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High school football in the state of California will not begin until December at the earliest.  The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced Monday that the sports season for the upcoming school year will begin with a modified schedule, beginning in December 2020 or January 2021. The unprecedented alteration is due […]

The Ili family poses outside their Long Beach condo. From left are Taylor, 22; Aoga, 46; Lina, 46; and Pele, 26. Taylor, Aoga and Lina were all hospitalized with the coronavirus in a matter of days. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) It was still early in California’s coronavirus […]

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla said in an update on Tuesday afternoon that the mile-square city’s Health Department reported 12 new coronavirus cases from this past Friday through Sunday (four each day), and then none this past Monday and Tuesday. Hoboken, with 53,000 residents across the river from […]