223,380 people, or about 5 percent of Los Angeles County's workforce, are employed as healthcare practitioners and technicians. Among these are:
As Los Angeles County deals with the threat of COVID-19, we are grateful for each and every one of them.
Besides humans, they are considered the top predator in Los Angeles County.
Confirmed Cases in Los Angeles County
How many and where?
Children need the adults around them to communicate calmly and clearly about the COVID-19 crisis. This article from Children's Hospital of Los Angeles offers helpful guidelines.
Early 1800s. For the last 100 years, the automobile has been central to life in the Los Angeles region. For the 100 years prior to that, it was the horse. Angelenos, especially those of the Spanish and Mexican period, were said to live on their horses. The landscape painting above is of Mexican caballeros and the ranch owner, titled "Roping Wild Horses," by renowned painter James Walker, 1875.
Today's black bears roaming through Southern California's backyards are not truly native here. The California Grizzly was Southern California's only native bear. So, how did this happen?
Coyotes - we've long encroached on their habitat, so they’re adapting to encroach on ours. As their fear of us lessens and they become more emboldened, we must learn to safely live with these canines.