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Emergency Cooling Centers to Open This Week Across L.A. County

Temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County are expected to rise into the 90s this week. As a result, several public facilities located throughout the County will open and serve as Emergency Cooling Centers on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. These centers provide members of...

California Counties Can Reopen Churches and Retail Stores

The California Department of Public Health on Monday announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and in-store retail shopping. Modifications are required to keep Californians safe and limit the spread of COVID-19. Subject to approval by county public health departments,...

L.A. County Announces New Openings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

Los Angeles County has announced three new openings in advance of the holiday weekend, allowing increased outdoor and retail activities for residents. Beach bike paths are now open, indoor malls can open for curbside service, and car parades will be allowed. Beach Bike Paths and...

Monrovia City Council Approves Proposal for Block Grant Funding Allocation

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Monrovia City Council approved staff's proposal for the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response Supplement (CDBG-CV) funding. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is part of the Housing and Community Development act and is meant to improve...

California to Reduce Number of Medical Surge Sites

The California Health and Human Services Agency and Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Wednesday announced reductions in medical surge sites set up throughout the state. Two leased hospital sites are expected to close next month and several other alternate care facilities will be...

Al Fresco Dining Options Being Considered In Area Cities

By Terry Miller The massive economic effect of COVID-19 has been acutely arduous on restaurants which were already financially fraught before the pandemic caused a shutdown of watering holes and eateries. Initially, many restaurants tapped into the take-out and delivery options only to find out that...

L.A. County Supervisors to Consider Appointing IG for Skilled Nursing Homes

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Board Chair Kathryn Barger will ask the Board of Supervisors to appoint — for the first time — an Inspector General (IG) to oversee skilled nursing facilities, which account for more than half of all deaths from COVID-19 in Los...

Supervisor Barger Identifies Target Date of July 4 for Safe Reopening

On Tuesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger chaired the second convening of the Los Angeles County Economic Resiliency Task Force, collaborating with key leaders to discuss the business and cultural interests of the County, and expressed a goal for the safe reopening of Los Angeles County...

L.A. County Increases COVID-19 Testing With A New Site

Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community-testing sites across the state focused on underserved communities, a new testing site opened last Wednesday, May 13, in Los Angeles County at ChapCare’s Vacco Health Center located at 10408 Vacco St., Suite A, South...

Monrovia Canyon Park to Open on Tuesday, Reservations Required

Map of modifications made at Canyon Park. – Courtesy illustration / City of Monrovia Monrovia Canyon Park will reopen to the public on Tuesday, May 26. All park visitors must have a reservation to access the trails in Canyon...
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