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?