Amy Taxin, The Associated Press

Amy Taxin

The Associated Press

Southern California, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

California virus-fighting efforts hampered by data delays

California won't put any more counties on its coronavirus watch list until it's solved a problem that has delayed reporting of COVID-19 cases → Read More

California virus-fighting efforts hampered by data delays

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California has stopped removing or adding to a list of counties facing more restrictions on businesses and schools as it tries to resolve a technical problem with the state's coronavirus testing database, health officials said Wednesday. The state has recorded a highest-in-the-nation 525,000 positive tests. But California health officials say the true number is even higher.… → Read More

California's growing virus data collection headache

California has stopped updating a list of counties facing more restrictions on businesses and schools after a technical problem in the state’s coronavirus testing database led to an undercount → Read More

California's growing virus data collection headache

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California has stopped removing or adding to a list of counties facing more restrictions on businesses and schools as it tries to determine the impact from an unresolved technical problem with the state's coronavirus testing database, health officials said Wednesday. The state has recorded a highest-in-the-nation 525,000 positive tests. But California health officials say the… → Read More

California virus cases underreported, health official says

California's top health official says figures showing California has slowed the rate of coronavirus infections may be in doubt → Read More

California virus cases underreported, health official says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Figures showing California has slowed the rate of coronavirus... → Read More

Technical issue has California under-reporting virus cases

A technical problem has caused a lag in California’s tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data showing improvements in the infection rate and hindering efforts to track the spread → Read More

Some California schools want waivers to reopen despite virus

Fairmont Schools has been preparing for weeks to welcome back students to its five... → Read More

California salons say new closures threaten their survival

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — At the start of the year, Luis Lopez moved his barbershop to a bigger location with three more chairs and more than twice the rent. Then, when the coronavirus pandemic hit, he had to close, plunk down more cash for upgrades to health safety standards and wait for officials to […] → Read More

California to allow schools, gyms and bars reopen next week

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California will allow schools, day camps, bars, gyms, campgrounds and professional sports to begin reopening with modifications starting next Friday. The state will release guidance later Friday for counties to follow to reopen a broad range of businesses that have been closed since mid-March because of concerns about spreading the coronavirus, said Mark Ghaly,… → Read More

In rural California community, officials slow reopening

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Humboldt County on California's North Coast was among the first in the state to get the governor's green light to open up → Read More

In rural California community, officials slow reopening

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Humboldt County on California's North Coast was among the first in the state to get the governor's green light to open up restaurants and stores after a two-month statewide coronavirus lockdown. With only about 50 cases confirmed in the whole month of April in the county of 130,000, many breathed a sigh of relief that they'd survived the worst of it. Soon, though, county… → Read More

In rural California community, officials slow reopening

Humboldt County was among the first in the state to get the governor’s green light to open up restaurants and stores after a two-month statewide lockdown. → Read More

Focus on nursing home workers amid continued virus outbreaks

Since March, many nursing homes nationwide have been on virtual lockdown → Read More

Focus on nursing home workers amid continued virus outbreaks

Since March, many nursing homes nationwide have been on virtual lockdown → Read More

Focus on nursing home workers amid continued virus outbreaks

Since March, many nursing homes nationwide have been on virtual lockdown → Read More

California allows 3 more Orange County beaches to reopen

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration gave approval Tuesday to plans by Huntington Beach and two smaller cities to reopen beaches that fell under his order shutting down the entire Orange County coast after a heat wave drew large crowds to the shore. Huntington Beach, the world famous surfing mecca, and the cities of Dana Point and Seal Beach submitted… → Read More

Orange County beaches shut but some still surf, walk on sand

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Orange County beaches began closing Friday under a state order aimed at preventing the virus's spread but many people still headed to the shore to → Read More

Beachgoers seen carrying virus more than sand or surf

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to close beaches in Orange County raises questions about whether beaches pose a risk of virus transmission → Read More

Beachgoers seen carrying virus more than sand or surf

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Maureen Osborne is torn by the state's decision to close the sweeping, scenic beach just a 10-minute walk from her home. She hasn't gone there much since the... → Read More