California to halt unemployment claims for 2 weeks

Officials say California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic.

Westfield urges LA County to reopen indoor malls

One day after a group of business owners filed a federal lawsuit against Los Angeles County, challenging its COVID-19-related closure of Del Amo Fashion Center, the largest operator of indoor malls in the region pressed for the reopening of its shopping centers for the sake of store owners, employees and tax revenue.