As Los Angeles movie theaters reopen, fans rejoice

Like many local cinephiles, Faris Jalilov has no doubt about his most deflating pandemic moment — the day that California shut down movie theaters.On March 19 of last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order took away Faris’ greatest...

The COVID-19 Relief Program Comes With A Big Asterisk

Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the federal government is now spending $1.9 trillion to fight COVID-19 and to help the public get through the pandemic. A big chunk of that money is going to direct cash payments, upgrades...