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Successful Aging: Are some adult children overprotective in trying to shield their parents from COVID-19? Q: Although well meaning, my four adult children are driving my husband and me crazy because of the COVID-19 virus. They insist on checking up on us multiple times a day to see if we are OK and to remind us what we should and should not be doing. Although they are children, they are acting like helicopter parents.

Hollywood Burbank Airport closes one terminal due to coronavirus BURBANK - With passenger traffic dropping dramatically due to the coronavirus, Hollywood Burbank Airport will close one of its terminals Friday. All operations in Terminal B will be temporarily shifted to Terminal A.

HOA Homefront: Why not hire our neighbor? Only the very smallest associations can operate without a professional manager, and they tend to operate more like partnerships than HOAs. Experienced managers are expected to be current on the governance and financial procedures required by law and the frequent changes in those procedures.

Tokyo Olympics CEO warns 2021 Games could be in doubt TOKYO - As the coronavirus spreads in Japan, the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said Friday he can't guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year - even with the long delay.

How long will rain and snow keep falling on Southern California? LOS ANGELES - Amid more snow in the San Gabriel Mountains, a winter weather advisory has been extended until 8 p.m. Friday. The National Weather Service reported additional snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches above 6,000 feet, down to a dusting at 4,000 foot elevations.

You can't go to Pechanga Resort Casino, but you can see it on a screen Pechanga appears both in promos on social media for musician The Weeknd's recently released album, "After Hours," and in an episode of The Netflix TV show "Car Masters: From Rust to Riches," a spokeswoman for the resort said.

Should we delay smog checks because of coronavirus? Honk suggests just waiting it out - we all face bigger problems during this pandemic than a registration tag that is outdated a bit.

How Political Campaigns Are Happening In The Age of Coronavirus "Campaigning has almost stopped. Politics is really not my focus right now," Steel said. "It's life and death in Orange County. But I still communicate with my voters with text messages and emails." While most aspects of daily life have moved online, old fashioned politicking still finds a way.

Essential California: Hospital workers in harm's way Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It's Friday, April 10. I'm Christopher Goffard, filling in for Julia Wick, and I'm writing from Los Angeles.

Future NBA Break-Outs: Los Angeles Clippers Center Ivica Zubac Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac is the best 18-minute center in the NBA, and it's time to give him more to do.

Report: Rams Trade Wide Receiver Brandin Cooks To Houston Texans The team has reportedly agreed to trade the 26-year-old wide receiver to Houston in exchange for a second round pick.

'Saturday Night Live' to deliver brand new, socially distant episode this weekend Coronavirus lockdown be damned: "SNL" will be just that — live — this weekend. It just won't be what audiences are used to.

How far has coronavirus spread? This test is a first step in trying to get back to normal life County study will use blood tests for antibodies to the coronavirus to give officials a better sense of how COVID-19 has spread, how deadly it is and whether social distancing is working.

2020 Census: A New Campaign To Get Arab Americans To Check 'Other' A decade later, the write-in campaign is underway again for the 2020 Census, but it's been rebranded. Now the slogan is, "I am Arab, I am American, I Matter." The change took into account the current political climate, Ghantous said. "We went through a real adverse situation when the current administration went into power.

Rihanna gives £1.67m to support LA domestic violence victims in lockdown Their donations will cover 10 weeks of support, including shelter, meals and counselling for families experiencing domestic violence during the pandemic in greater Los Angeles.

We can't shelter in place forever: How the coronavirus lockdown might end "People should be wearing masks until we are very sure there is no longer community spread of this virus," he said. He noted that new research suggests as many as 30% of people who are infected with the coronavirus are asymptomatic, while another 40% to 50% have mild symptoms that they might mistake for the flu.

Join the 8 PM Howling All across the country at 8 PM, Angelenos are joining people across the country who are standing outside and howling like wolves. Sometimes fireworks and air horns are added to the din. The ritual was begun last week by a Colorado Facebook group promoting the Howling as catharsis and a way to connect with each other during isolation.

Stricter mask rules taking effect in many SoCal cities Stricter rules requiring face coverings in public and when entering businesses are taking effect in many Southern California cities to help slow the spread of coronavirus.

Despite the pain, COVID-19 offers hope for change But, judging by rush-hour traffic and commuter patterns, most people still queue up on the freeway to work at an office park or shop at a brick-and-mortar business. Government agencies and public utilities are the most preposterous examples of stasis.

Newsom should hit the pause button on minimum wage hikes To get on the path to recovery, the Legislature and Newsom need to focus their attention on reducing the cost of living and removing the onerous policies that limit job growth and advancement. A starting point would include pausing the minimum wage increase until the market recovers.

Disneyland reaches furlough agreements with 10 unions The agreement on a furlough beginning April 19 was reached with unions representing food and beverage workers, pyrotechnicians, sound mechanics, stage managers, stage technicians and other employees at the Disneyland resort.

Rampant FISA abuses demand overhaul At a time when government's powers are increasingly unrestrained, it's more important than ever to sound the alarm when safeguards to our liberty are routinely ignored. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has found serious problems with the FBI's process for seeking warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Late-Season Storms Slowly Pulling Southern California Out Of Drought Conditions So far in April, downtown Los Angeles has seen more than 2 inches of rain, more than an inch above what the area usually sees all month. And while rain is always a good thing in Southern California, the question now becomes what impact with the late-season downpours have on this year's upcoming fire season.

LA County Announces New Hotline To Help Workers, Business Owners Amid Coronavirus Pandemic In California alone, more than 2.4 million jobless claims were filed last month as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Just last week, the state processed more than 925,000 claims - up 2,418% over last year. And on Thursday, California announced that it will add $600 in weekly benefits on top of normal unemployment checks starting Sunday.

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