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Fearing an attack from a predator, several thousand terns abandoned their ground nests on the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach, California.
The martial artist posted videos showing a man aggressively shouting at her while she was working out at a California park.
“In just a few weeks, there’ll be no rules, no limitations, as it relates to the ability to get a vaccine administered,” Governor Gavin Newsom said Thursday.
Nyjah Huston co-hosted a party in January with at least 40 people, police said.
One Los Angeles funeral home is averaging about 30 body removals a day — six times its normal rate.
“We’re exhausted and it’s the calm before the storm,” a nurse said of the state's ongoing surge of cases that have pushed nurses and doctors to the breaking point.
California and Colorado have found a new strain of the virus that was first confirmed in the U.K. as Los Angeles County records more than 10,000 deaths.
The state had 1 million cases last month. The spike stems largely from ignoring stay-at-home warnings, officials say.
California hospitals — and elsewhere — already have been pushed to the brink because of COVID.
More than 3,500 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients were in intensive care units across the state.