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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva speaks during a ceremony in Monterey Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

L.A. County Sheriff says he will not enforce mask mandate

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva stated he would not enforce the new indoor mask mandate. In a statement on Friday, Villanueva said forcing the vaccinated and those who already contracted COVID-19 to wear masks indoors has not been backed by science and contradicted CDC guidelines.