To live in Los Angeles has always required a casual dismissal of existential threats. Earthquakes, fires, droughts⁠—maybe tomorrow, but not today. The loss of your agent, power, status, or looks⁠—maybe somebody else, but not me. It’s the stuff of our TV shows and movies⁠—sometimes the source of our income and inspiration and the occasional nightmare⁠—but it doesn’t put a stop to everyday life.

So, after nine weeks of shutdown, how is the city reacting to our latest crisis, the coronavirus?