COVID-19 vaccinations now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next

LONG BEACH, CA. - JAN. 21, 2021. Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots.

Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live

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The ‘Malcolm & Marie’ Backlash Begins

Photo-Illustration: Vulture and Netflix

Every week between now and March 15, when the Academy Award nominations are announced, Vulture will consult its crystal ball to determine the changing fortunes of this year’s Oscars race. In our “Oscar Futures” column, we’ll let you in on insider gossip, parse brand-new developments, and track industry buzz to figure out who’s up, who’s down, and who’s currently leading the race for a

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Midwinter thoughts turn to birds, bees and trees: Around The Town

BEREA, Ohio — With most of us spending more time than we’d like confined to home on these cold and gray winter days, what could be better than “thinking spring.”

With this in mind, the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District will soon have native seeds, plants and trees available for spring planting, allowing us to “go native” in our yards, shrink our lawns, contribute to the urban tree canopy

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6 Reasons to Pursue Entrepreneurship in Retirement

Plus: Ideas for how to get started.

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Microsoft Goes Full ‘Black Mirror’ with New Patent to Turn Deceased People into AI Chatbots

A recent patent granted to Microsoft has many “Black Mirror” fans thinking of “Be Right Back,” the first episode of the show’s second season. In that “Black Mirror” installment, Hayley Atwell plays a young woman whose boyfriend, Ash Starmer (Domhnall Gleeson), is killed in a car accident. The woman decides to use technology to resurrect her dead boyfriend as artificial intelligence so she can continue communicating with him.

As reported

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Triumph and heartbreak as thousands line up, desperate for COVID-19 vaccine

Patricia Reber walked out of the vaccine clinic at L.A.’s Lincoln Park pumping her arms overhead like a champion. A friend told the 80-year-old she had waited four hours for a shot at Dodger Stadium, but Reber was in and out within 30 minutes.

“This was wonderful,” Reber said from beneath a Kobe Bryant face mask. “I think they’ve done the best they can with the lack of federal help.”

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Create An Official Bigfoot Hunting Season

Bigfoot may not be real, but one lawmaker in Oklahoma wants to create a hunting season for him anyway. 

Just don’t plan on actually shooting the ’Squatch. 

“I want to be really clear that we are not going to kill Bigfoot,” State Rep. Justin Humphrey, the Republican behind the bill, told The Oklahoman. “We are going to trap a live Bigfoot. We are not promoting killing Bigfoot. We are promoting

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Site shoppers disrupt scheduling at North Las Vegas vaccination site

Numerous no-shows at the COVID-19 vaccination site in North Las Vegas this week prompted operators to drop a residential requirement and accept walk-ins in order not to risk wasting any of the precious doses.

North Las Vegas Fire Chief Joseph Calhoun said residents who were site shopping — or booking appointments at multiple sites and taking the first one available — were part of the problem at the Neighborhood Recreation

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15 Virtual Galentine’s Day Ideas 2021

Historically, Valentine’s Day has celebrated romantic love. There are love letters, flowers, chocolates, and wine — and most importantly, a fairytale date at the end of the night. But more recently, people have begun celebrating friendship on Valentine’s Day too. And now, there’s Galentine’s Day: the February 13 holiday that celebrates the love between friends. Leslie Knope, the Parks and Recreation TV show character who invented the holiday in 2010,

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COVID-19 vaccines now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next

LONG BEACH, CA. - JAN. 21, 2021. Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots.

Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live

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