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  • LA Mayor Garcetti admits 'connection' between coronavirus outbreak and protests, after downplaying link

    07/02/2020 10:23:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/02/2020 | Nick Givas
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that public protests are likely causing the number of citywide coronavirus cases to spike, just two days after claiming there wasn’t “any conclusive evidence” showing a connection between the two. Garcetti, a Democrat, was speaking at a press conference concerning the recent Black Lives Matter protests in Los Angeles when he was asked if the demonstrations were contributing to the spread of COVID-19. He claimed he’d consulted with Dr. Barbara Ferrer, LA County’s director of public health, and determined the protests were in fact contributing to the spread of the virus. “I talked...
  • Los Angeles to require everyone to wear face masks at all times while outdoors

    05/17/2020 6:24:08 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 95 replies
    Just the News ^ | May 14,2020 | By Daniel Payne
    Los Angeles is requiring essentially everybody in the city wear a face covering at all times whenever outdoors, a policy Mayor Eric Garcetti says will help the local economy reopen faster. Garcetti announced the order on Wednesday evening, telling city residents: "Bring your mask with you whenever you leave your home." Children under 2, as well as a limited number of individuals with disabilities, are exempt from the order, the mayor's office said in a press release. "Face coverings help stop the spread of the virus," Garcetti, a Democrat, said in the release. "Wearing them whenever we’re away from home...
  • ‘I don’t make decisions by myself’: L.A. County Health Director Barbara Ferrer responds to criticism of her credentials

    05/16/2020 4:01:03 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    KTLA ^ | 05/16/2020 | Kristina Bravo
    She holds a doctorate in social welfare and masters degrees in public health and education. Dr. Stephanie Hall, the chief medical officer of USC’s Keck Hospital, acknowledged some initial concern among health care professionals that Ferrer was not a medical doctor like Fielding. But having worked with Ferrer on the county’s COVID-19 response, Hall applauded Ferrer’s work with her deputies and other experts. “I found her to be incredibly straightforward and honest. … When some people want to lead … sometimes they add a spin or try to make it appear they know more than they do,”
  • Woman Dictating LA County Shutdowns Isn’t a Medical Doctor, Paid More than $500K

    05/15/2020 7:58:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Red State ^ | May 14, 2020 | Jennifer Van Laar
    Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer made news Tuesday when she told the county’s board of Supervisors that the “Safer at Home” order would almost certainly be extended for three more months when it expired May 15. Outrage ensued, and the Board of Supervisors and Ferrer herself walked back those comments. Turns out that walk-back was just a giant “psych!” because Ferrer announced the new order Wednesday – one with no expiration date. But, give her credit for being literal – it wasn’t a three-month extension. To say that the vast majority of county residents are...
  • Resistance from California Churches Threatens Shutdown Enforceability

    05/14/2020 6:04:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/14/20 | Nicholas Rowan
    Elected leaders in California say the state will remain shut down for the next few months, but a growing number of religious leaders are disregarding that guidance, revealing the tenuous state of the governments’ ability to enforce orders on unwilling people. California Church United, an organization which represents about 3,000 churches, announced on Tuesday its plans to open churches on May 31, no matter what Newsom says. Pastors joining the movement offered their positions on how they feel the governor has sidelined churches. “We're an essential part of this whole journey, and we've been bypassed, kicked to the curb, and...
  • 'LA will never be completely open until we have a cure': Mayor Eric Garcetti sends terrifying warning to Angelinos one day after health director extended county lockdown by three months

    05/13/2020 12:57:45 PM PDT · by C19fan · 111 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 13, 2020 | Rachel Sharp
    The mayor of LA has sent a terrifying warning to Angelinos that 'LA will never be completely open until we have a cure', one day after the county health director extended its lockdown by three months. Mayor Eric Garcetti gave a rambling interview with Good Morning America Wednesday in which he attempted to play down the lockdown extension through to August but sparked yet further confusion among angry residents over when it will reopen. Garcetti backpedaled on comments made by LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Tuesday. She had said stay-at-home orders in LA will 'with all certainty'...
  • Mayor Garcetti: Los Angeles Won’t Completely Reopen ‘Until We Have a Cure’ For Coronavirus (VIDEO)

    05/14/2020 6:17:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/14/2020 | Cristina Laila
    Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday during an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that Los Angeles won’t completely reopen until there is a cure for Coronavirus. There are 4 million people living in the city of Los Angeles and upwards of 10 million people living in Los Angeles County.On Tuesday it was reported Los Angeles County will likely extend its Coronavirus house arrest through until August.California State Universities will also cancel ‘in person’ classes for the fall 2020 session. Mayor Garcetti on Wednesday told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that Los Angeles isn’t completely closed down and the millions of people...
  • US Most Populous County Extends Stay At Home Order 3 Months

    05/13/2020 3:08:35 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 44 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 5/13/2020 | Penka Arsova
    Los Angeles County officials will likely extend the stay-at-home orders for three months, according to Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer. The story: Speaking at a Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Ferrer said that “with all certainty” the stay-at-home orders will remain in place for the next three months, several days after they were expected to expire on Friday.
  • Maxine Waters Admits 'We Don't Want' Businesses To Reopen

    05/13/2020 11:34:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 46 replies
    Western Journal ^ | May 13, 2020 | Joe Saunders
    Maxine Waters has a habit of blurting out the truth Democrats try to hide. The Los Angeles Democrat was never shy about calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached, she openly advocated public harassment of Trump cabinet officials, and now she’s letting the word out about how liberals really feel about the country’s reaction to the coronavirus. In short, she doesn’t want independent businesses to get back on their feet — and she has nothing but scorn for fellow Americans protesting their states’ decisions to keep them closed. ... Waters urged governors like California’s Gavin Newsom to “hold the...
  • LA County Supervisor Says Health Director Stay-At-Home Remark ‘Taken Out Of Context’

    05/12/2020 6:51:30 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 48 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | May 12, 2020
    Los Angeles County residents can expect to remain under some type of “Safer At Home” restrictions well into the summer barring any major change in the fight against the coronavirus, the county’s public health director said Tuesday. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer made the suggestion during a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, saying some form of stay-at-home restrictions will likely remain in place “for the next three months”. “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in … this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that...
  • L.A. County ‘with all certainty’ will keep stay-at-home orders in place through July

    05/12/2020 12:09:31 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 129 replies
    Los Angeles County’s stay-at-home orders will ‘with all certainty’ be extended for the next three months, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said.