Here’s your Daily LA for March 30, 2020. Happening in LA U.S. Navy ship Mercy docks in Port of L.A., becoming largest hospital in the city amid a pandemic A U.S. Navy hospital ship arrived at the Port of Los Angeles Friday, bringing 1,000 beds to help local hospitals bracing for a crush of patients as novel coronavirus cases surge in the county. The fully-staffed USNS Mercy will provide treatment...

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The coronavirus outbreak is taking a deep toll on the U.S. economy, prompting hundreds of layoffs over the past week alone and halting a historic 11-year bull market in stocks. Here’s your Daily LA for March 27, 2020. Happening in LA Bird lays off about 30% of workforce amid COVID-19 pandemic Bird is the latest startup hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Bird laid off about 30% of its employees...

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Welcome to the first edition of our Daily LA - a bite-sized daily recap of happenings around Los Angeles, the web, and the World. Here’s your Daily LA for March 26, 2020. Happening in LA Xencor Licenses Antibody Technology To Vir Biotechnology For COVID-19 Treatment Xencor, a biopharmaceutical company which develops engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease, says it is extending a license for its...

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