"We are ready. We are like an army ready to give vaccines."
It was almost 90 degrees in Los Angeles today as cars pulled up to Dodger Stadium, now a mass vaccination site racing against time to distribute shots before a more contagious strain of COVID-19 become dominant in SoCal. dot.LA reporter Francesca Billington reports on the effort as it gets underway.
Dodger Stadium — once the nation's largest COVID-19 testing site — is slated to vaccinate up to 12,000 people each day. Officials plan to finish inoculating some 500,000 health care and assisted care employees by the end of this month before opening appointments up to people 65 and older. Read more >>
The Casting Depot launched its latest beta version on Friday, with a "six-figure" investment from global venture capital firm Antler. Its board includes leaders from companies including CAA, Airtime, iHeartMedia, WorkMarket and IAC. Read more >>
L.A.-based Pontifax AgTech is one of the largest food and agtech funds in the world. On the latest L.A. Venture podcast, hear from VP Gil Demeter about how the next generation of robotics and bioscience will change the way we get our food. Listen here >>