LA Times owner turns focus to battling COVID-19 pandemic

Besides being the executive chairman of the LA Times, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has quite a background. He’s been a pancreatic transplant surgeon, a NASA scientist and has been intensely involved in the fight against COVID-19.

California to release up to 3,500 inmates over coronavirus

California is planning to release within days as many as 3,500 inmates who were due to be paroled in the next two months as it tries to free space in cramped prisons in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak, state officials said Tuesday.