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Massive Effort to Get Los Angeles Homeless Into Hotels

LOS ANGELES — To curb the coronavirus spread, Los Angeles has embarked on a massive effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect them and others from infection. “We're going big in LA. We based our goal on what the...
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California Governor Wants Sales Tax Relief for Businesses

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday called for letting small businesses keep up to $50,000 in sales tax receipts for the next year as the COVID-19 outbreak has forced people to stay home and many shops to close. Gov. Newsom said the reprieve would f...