Six sites across Los Angeles County will be used to test for coronavirus antibodies in 1,000 people to find out how many have already fought off the virus, USC Price School of Public Policy officials said Thursday. The pilot serology tests will start on Friday and Saturday and take place at drive-thru sites throughout the county every two weeks to track the trajectory of the pandemic, according to a news release from the school. KTLA
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Although still in its infancy, the USC Schwarzenegger Institute has already generated extensive media coverage in connection with its mission and activities.
In 2006, California’s pledge to build 1 million solar energy systems on homes, schools, farms and businesses was visionary and audacious, but achievable. By the end of the decade, we hit the million solar roofs milestone through a combination of smart government policy, a supportive business coalition and willing consumers. A new decade calls for a new goal: 1 million solar batteries by 2028. Cal Matters
President Trump says 1.4 million tests for the novel coronavirus will become available this week. That’s welcome news. But officials are about to make a mistake. The president said testing will be limited to people who believe they may be infected. Wall Street Journal
A USC Price-Schwarzenegger California Issues Poll conducted in the first half of February found that Sanders was the top choice among likely Democratic primary voters at 29.2%, with Biden in second at 21.4%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 20.2%, Bloomberg at 7.7%, Buttigieg at 5.8%, and Klobuchar at 2.7%. Based on that poll, it is plausible that “Sanders could beat the 15% delegate threshold while all these other candidates get just under 15% of the delegate total. If one’s goal is to stop Bernie Sanders, it makes sense for one candidate to emerge as the focal point of the stop Bernie group,” Grose said. Washington Examiner
L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan said in a Tuesday night press conference that his office had considered going to court to extend the hours, but felt that would not be appropriate since voters were already at the vote centers. CBS Local
Ferozmente progressista, a Califórnia decidiu voltar este ano ao centro da batalha pela Presidência dos Estados Unidos, e sua primária na próxima terça-feira (3) será fundamental na eleição do adversário democrata de Donald Trump em novembro nas urnas.
O estado mais populoso do país teve pouco a dizer no ciclo eleitoral de 2016, já que suas primárias foram em junho, quando o quadro político estava praticamente decidido. Dinheiro
As Californians prepare to hit the polls on Super Tuesday next week a recent USC poll identified homelessness as the number one issue voters care about most. And one local Republican candidate is hoping to use that to his advantage in his battle to unseat Congressman, Adam Schiff. Fox 11 Los Angeles
Left-leaning California has thrust itself back into the heart of the fight for the presidency in 2020, casting a potentially decisive vote Tuesday in the Democratic nominee to face Donald Trump. Yahoo News
Gov. Gavin Newsom devoted most of his State of the State address this month to California’s ever-growing crisis of homelessness, outlining a broad new approach and pledging that he will make it work. “I don’t think homelessness can be solved,” he concluded, “I know homelessness can be solved. This is our cause. This is our calling.” Cal Matters
Only 38% of Los Angeles County voters surveyed in a USC poll released last week knew there had been changes made to the way in which they’ll vote in the upcoming election. Los Angeles Times