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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

In this Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, file photo, general manager Damien Williams prepares outdoor seating at Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Los Angeles County reopens outdoor dining, but bans TV

Los Angeles County issued a health order Thursday reopening outdoor dining after nearly two months of lockdown but banning establishments from turning on their TVs to prevent crowding. Published January 29, 2021