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‘Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince’ Coming To CBS April 21st

CBS, the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures will celebrate 38-time GRAMMY nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince with the new special Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince, Tuesday, April 21st from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, only on CBS streaming on CBS All Access. The tribute concert is hosted by comedian Maya Rudolph, who will also perform with her Prince cover band, Princess. Filmed this past January, the special will air on the four-year anniversary of the superstar’s passing. An all-star lineup of artists will perform hits from Prince’s renowned catalog, including Beck; Gary Clark Jr.; Common; Earth, Wind, & Fire; Foo Fighters; H.E.R.; Juanes; John Legend; Chris Martin; Morris Day and The Time; Princess; Sheila E.; St. Vincent; Mavis Staples; Miguel; the Revolution; and Usher, with special appearances by FKA Twigs, Fred Armisen, Jimmy Jam, Misty Copeland and Naomi Campbell. Check back for more updates as the special draws closer and be sure to tune in April 21st for all the fun. Check your local listings for more information.

Maintenance worker at Metro bus yard in Hyde Park tests positive for COVID-19

A maintenance worker at the Metro bus yard in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles has tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday. The employee last worked at the Division 5 bus yard on Van Ness Avenue near 54th Street on March 16, according to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The worker was hospitalized but has since been discharged to recover at home under quarantine, Metro said. The agency received confirmation of the worker’s COVID-19 diagnosis on March 23. The site was cleaned and disinfected the next day, according to Metro. Other employees who may have been in contact with the patient have been notified. They’ve been asked to take their temperatures twice a day and seek care if they experience any symptoms, officials said. Metro has bus yards located across the region, where bus operators report and the vehicles are maintained. The county transportation system has adjusted its bus and rail operations during the stay-at-home order proclaimed last week, but it continues to run for people who work essential sectors such as health care. “If you’re not in those…

Amazon Worker In Moreno Valley Tests Positive For COVID-19

MORENO VALLEY (CBSLA) – A worker at an Amazon fulfillment center in the Riverside County city of Moreno Valley has tested positive for coronavirus. Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez confirmed the diagnoses in a statement late Tuesday night. The worker was receiving treatment and several fellow employees have been ordered to self-quarantine. Gutierrez said it is unclear if the employee is a Moreno Valley resident because the person’s medical information is private. RELATED: Temporary Hospitals Coming To Coachella Valley, Western Riverside County “Though this is a situation that has to get worse before it gets better, please know that we are in this together and the full resources of the City of Moreno Valley have been working to support the CDC, State of California, and Riverside County Public Health as they work to fight this virus,” Gutierrez wrote in a statement. As of Tuesday, Riverside County has reported a total of 59 confirmed COVID-19 cases and six deaths. All the deaths have occurred in the Coachella Valley.

Southland Average Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amount Since January 2018

Share this article:The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Wednesday to its lowest amount since Jan. 6, 2018, decreasing 2.7 cents to $3.216. The average price has dropped 24 consecutive days and 27 of the past 28, decreasing 35.1 cents, including 3.4 cents on Tuesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The average price is 16.6 cents less than a week ago, 35 cents lower than a month ago and 34.1 cents below what is was one year ago. It has dropped 39.9 cents since the start of the year. The Orange County average price dropped to its lowest amount since Jan. 5, 2018, decreasing 2.2 cents to $3.177. It has dropped 29 consecutive days, decreasing 34.2 cents, including 2.1 cents on Tuesday. The Orange County average price is 14.4 cents less than one week ago, 34.2 cents lower than one month ago and 33.7 cents below what it was one year ago. It has dropped 36.8 cents since the start of the year. The dropping prices are the result of the…

Coronavirus Deaths Stand at 11 in L.A. County

Share this article:Los Angeles County’s coronavirus death toll is up to 11 Wednesday. During a midday briefing Tuesday, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, head of the county Department of Public Health, announced three new deaths across the county, including a person under 18 from the Lancaster area. Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris told the Los Angeles Times the patient was a teenage boy who died of septic shock, and the boy’s father is also infected with coronavirus. Ferrer called the case “a devastating reminder that COVID-19 affects people of all ages.” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti added: “To the young people that are out there — this can hit you too. Know that your behavior can save a life and can take a life, and that life could be yours.” Late Tuesday afternoon, however, the county Department of Public Health issued a statement casting doubt on the teen’s coronavirus diagnosis, saying the death “will require further evaluation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” “Though early tests indicated a positive result for COVID-19, the case is complex and there may be an alternate explanation for this…

Ep.8 Immunity boost | Coronavirus Daily podcast

In this episode, a man diagnosed with COVID-19 details his experience. He shares how he believes he contracted the disease, and the ordeals he encountered in the healthcare system as he was trying to get tested. We also hear from Dr. Darshan Shah, a renowned surgeon, tech entrepreneur, and health & wellness specialist. Dr. Shah shares several ways people can help boost their immune systems during their coronavirus outbreak. Related show links: NEXT|HEALTH Dr. Shah on Instagram Subscribe to “Coronavirus Daily”: via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Bobby Gonzalez on social media: InstagramChristina Pascucci on social media: Instagram | TwitterKTLA Podcasts on social media: Instagram |Twitter More podcasts from KTLA: Frank Buckley Interviews | Spoken Dreams | The News Director’s Office | California Cooking | Rich On Tech | Diva Defined with Sheryl Lee Ralph | Home Made with Kirk Hawkins | Mama Mentality with Megan Telles | Keepin’ It Friel: Conversations on Recovery

Here’s how to quarantine your home if you or a loved one has Covid-19

It’s a scenario all too many of us are facing — or will soon face. You or a loved one has a mild fever, body aches,the start ofa nagging, dry cough. Food doesn’t taste good nor smell as it once did. Maybe you have shortness of breath or struggle to breath deeply. You’ve called your doctor, and you are suddenly face-to-face with the scary reality of Covid-19. What happens next depends on your specific circumstances. If you are having trouble breathing or are elderly and fragile, you may be hospitalized and tested for the virus. If you’re not in immediate danger but potentially higher risk — you have underlying health conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension or lung issues; you’re over 60; or you are immune-compromised — you may be told to closely monitor your symptoms but shelter at home. The rest of us with symptoms but no additionalknown risk factors will also certainly be told to stay home, rest and drink plenty of fluids, all while keeping a close eye on how we feel. “People who are mildly ill with Covid-19 are able to recover at home,”…

LA Councilman Calls For Weekend Closure Of Runyon Canyon

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Although several parks and trails in Los Angeles County have since closed due to getting massive crowds amid the coronavirus pandemic, one of the most popular trails in the region remains open. However, an L.A. City Councilman is hoping to change that. FILE — People hiking in Runyon Canyon Park in the Hollywood Hills on May 24, 2018. (Getty Images) L.A. City Councilman David Ryu Tuesday night called for the closure of Runyon Canyon Park in the Hollywood Hills this coming weekend. He also called for the closure of Lake Hollywood Park, a popular spot for those looking to get a glimpse of the Hollywood Sign. “In order to maintain public health, and in line with the social distancing recommendations from top health officials, I believe we must close Runyon Canyon Park and Lake Hollywood Park on weekends,” Ryu wrote in a letter to the L.A. Department of Recreation and Parks. “Making this request pains me greatly. I grew up in a two-bedroom apartment off the 101 Freeway, and our City’s parks were my only access to outdoor space. As you know,…

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