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Published on June 29, 2020
Top LA news: Governor orders LA county bars closed; 2,000 new virus cases in county; morePhoto: Marika Bortolami/Flickr

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Los Angeles.

Newsom orders bars closed in 7 counties, including LA 

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health on Sunday ordered bars in seven counties, including Los Angeles, to close immediately.

Read the full story on FOX 5 San Diego.

Protesters in Mission Hills speak out against public statues of Father Junipero Serra

Father Junipero Serra was canonized by Pope Francis in 2015. He is a controversial figure for what activists say was his treatment of Native Americans, including forcing them to convert to Catholicism and destroying their tribes and culture.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

County announces 2,000 new coronavirus cases; hospitalizations increase

More than 1,698 people were hospitalized with the virus on Saturday. The daily number seen in recent weeks has hovered between 1,350 and 1,450.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.

Clippers sign Joakim Noah for restart with an option for next season

The 6-foot-11 center was signed to a 10-day contract shortly before the season went on hiatus on March 11. A source confirmed that Noah had signed a contract for the rest of the season, as well as an unguaranteed second season.

Read the full story on San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

LAPD, FBI address investigation of looting, other ‘significant crimes’ that coincided with protests 

LAPD Chief Michel Moore was set to speak today from the the agency’s downtown L.A. headquarters along with police Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, L.A. Fire Department Chief Terrazas and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Paul Delacourt.

Read the full story on KTLA5.

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