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Articles from the April 3, 2020 edition

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  • Two Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Drivers Test Positive for Covid-19

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 3, 2020

    It was perhaps predictable, but two Santa Monica Big Blue Bus drivers have tested positive for Coronavirus. aHi David Transit Services Director Ed King confirms. "It's a difficult time for transportation agencies across the globe including Big Blue Bus. Our team is deeply dedicated to the work we do to provide safe and reliable commuting services for our region," said Director of Transit Services, Ed King. "We remain committed to public health practices that ensure the health and safety of our...

  • As California DMV Closes, Feds Put Off Real ID Enforcement at Airports For a Year

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 3, 2020

    As California closed all DMV locations due to the Coronavirus, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would extend enforcement of travel ban on passengers without Real ID, one full year. The new deadline is now October 21, 2021. "Thank God they extended it, since most state DMV offices are now closed," said Max Yardley, a California resident. "I had an appointment to get a real id at the DMV, but it wasn't till June. They were pretty backed up," he said. After California began issuing...

  • Riverside Sheriff's Deputy Terrell Young Dies of Coronavirus Exposure and Complications

    Observer Staff|Apr 3, 2020

    The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has lost one of its deputies to Coronavirus. Deputy Terrell Young died on Thursday April 2, wrote Eric Rose, Riverside Sheriffs Association Spokesman. Young was married for 31 years and had 4 children. They are now in self quarantine, along with their mother. Young last worked at the Riverside County detention center in Murrieta on March 23. It now has 11 inmates who have tested positive for coronavirus. Riverside has 25 sheriff's deputies who have...

  • Seven Sheriffs Deputies Test Positive for Covid-19, as number of LA County Covid cases passes 3000

    Janet McLaughlin, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 3, 2020

    3/31/20: Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies and staff have tested positive for Covid 19, reports LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. 49 are under medical quarantine, 102 are under personal quarantine. "We have beefed up patrols--852 radio cars in the field. We are providing security for all the new hospital shelters, and all vacant stores," he says. "We are also keeping an eye on housebound elderly and disabled people. " By way of contrast, about 1000 members of the 42,000 member New...