Opinion: Has the Rebellion Begun?

Spending seven days in Southern California in the middle of July was enlightening. My youngest son and his family just moved into an older middle class neighborhood in Lakewood, CA. Even though the Fourth of July had been the week before, many of the houses were still flying the Stars and Stripes on their porches. There were pickup trucks flying full sized American flags in their beds.
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3 finest Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles opened more than a month ago, and while many restaurants have resumed dine-in service, studies show that there are still safety concerns about dine-ins. Outdoor dining poses a lower risk of exposure, according to studies, but the level of risk is dependent on restaurants adhering to strict social distancing and other safety guidelines. Here are three of the finest outdoor dining patios in Los Angeles:
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LA County Eyeing Guaranteed Income Pilot Program for 150 Youths Age 18-24

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a three-year pilot program to provide $1,204 per month to 150 county residents aged 18-24. The money would go to youth who are currently receiving general relief benefits and participating in the Departments of Public Social Services' TAYportunity program. The vote comes more than two months after the Supervisors voted to approve proposals for a pilot guaranteed income program and directed staff to report back on implementation.
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L.A. County sees over 2,000 new COVID cases daily due to Delta variant

Los Angeles County health officials reported 2,089 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with hospitalizations rising as the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread. There are 716 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 452 on July 16, officials said. The county also reported four new deaths, bringing the total to 24,628 fatalities since the pandemic began early last year.
West Hollywood,

Man accused of carrying unconscious woman to van in West Hollywood and driving away released on bond

A man who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping an unconscious woman in West Hollywood was released on bond a day later, officials confirmed Sunday. Fernando Diaz, 50, was arrested at 3 a.m. Friday by deputies in West Hollywood after he was allegedly seen carrying an unconscious woman to his white van and driving away, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
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Where to taste the summer in Los Angeles

California is known for its above-average seasonal produce. In fact, according to the CFDA, over a third of the country's vegetables and two-thirds of the country's fruits and nuts are grown in California. So where can you go to taste the summer in Los Angeles? Choose your favorite fruit or veggie and read on!
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NCIS: Los Angeles season 13: Is the premiere episode done?

Who wants a new NCIS: Los Angeles season 13 filming update? We know that we’re months away from the premiere; nonetheless, it’s still nice to have more news behind the scenes. With that in mind, let’s go ahead and share a new post from unit production manager and producer Rick...
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Suspect arrested in series of robberies at Long Beach businesses

Robbery detectives have been investigating a series of robberies occurring in Long Beach between February 26, 2021 and July 7, 2021. During each of the incidents, a suspect entered the businesses with a firearm and demanded cash. Robbery detectives immediately began investigating the series of robberies and gathering video evidence. Through their investigation, detectives determined one suspect was responsible for at least six of the incidents.
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LA County Continues To See COVID-19 Surge

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities Sunday reported 2,089 new cases of COVID-19 as the county continues to see a surge. In addition to the reported new cases, the county reported four new deaths and 716 people currently hospitalized. These numbers come amid an ongoing increase of COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant. The Biden administration is buying an additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccinations in case they are needed either for booster shots or for children under 12 years of age later this year. The county is at a level of “high community transmission.”