Many of us have developed rituals while coping with this time, whether it’s long baths, long walks, afternoons in the park -- or maybe yours is more unique, like woodworking, beer brewing or writing limericks.
The former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd went on trial Monday, with a prosecutor telling the jury that the figure to remember is 9 minutes, 29 seconds — the amount of time Derek Chauvin’s knee was on Floyd’s neck as the Black man pleaded for his life and went limp.
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was designed to help small businesses stay afloat and keep paying employees during the coronavirus pandemic. Some businesses who received a PPP loan are even eligible for loan forgiveness. KPCC is now examining data to get a better look at how the loans were distributed and the equity gaps when it comes to disbursement.
As a city, Los Angeles is, itself, a bit stranger than fiction, all at once it is both a major American metropolis sprawling hundreds of square miles across Southern California and a collection of smaller, multicultural neighborhoods that can change from block to block.