An interview with Shenita Anderson, an ER nurse at L.A.’s for-profit Olympia Medical Center, which is closing despite the COVID-19 crisis.
Critics of the state’s move to an age-based priority system say it defies statistical evidence that workplace transmission is a major source of the virus’s spread.
New numbers show that just 29% of the people receiving vaccines are Latinos, who account for 52% of L.A. County’s COVID deaths.
How much retail shopping contributed to January’s surge is hard to know. Critics charge the county’s policy has been fatally flawed.
The rent moratorium extension worked out in Sacramento is a flawed and incomplete emergency measure.
While California struggles to distribute COVID-19 shots, Latino Los Angeles takes a hit.
County sources say the Board of Supervisors is trying to balance the health crisis with economic considerations.
A 204-bed hospital in L.A.’s Mid-Wilshire district is shuttering, despite the city’s need for intensive care beds for COVID-19 patients.
California’s workplace safety agency has received complaint after complaint about COVID-related cases fueled by lax labor protections.
The state’s slow-footed distribution of COVID-19 shots is the result first and foremost of a federal botch-job of the highest order.
How could only 29% of Black Californians be willing to take a vaccine that might save them?
A look back at some of Capital & Main’s coverage of 2020.
From street protests to COVID coverage to wildfires and beyond, our photographers were in the thick of the action.
A look at L.A.’s best and worst year.
She has heard no plan for a federal relief package that might somehow lessen her burden. And, hotel worker Liliana Hernandez says, the whole notion of a vaccine getting the country back on track might be way too late for her and her colleagues. In a state of inequity, relief remains elusive.
Michelle Burton of the Community Health Councils discusses the systemic and pervasive racism that lies at the root of a deep distrust of the health care system among African Americans.
Mark Kreidler speaks with Erin McIntosh, a rapid-response nurse in Riverside, about the burnout plaguing health care workers in the final stretch of the pandemic.
CommuniCare’s CEO explains how community clinics will receive and administer the vaccine to patients who don’t often see doctors.
The pandemic highlighted the homeless crisis. Will California’s search for solutions continue after COVID-19 fades from the headlines?
Who gets the coronavirus vaccine first — and who decides this? Mark Kreidler talks with California health care advocate Anthony Wright.