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President Joe Biden Declares ‘Democracy Has Prevailed’

Vice President Kamala Harris makes history By Terry Miller and Fabiola Diaz America had a major changing of the guard Wednesday when Donald J. Trump left the White House to Joseph R. Biden, who is now the 46th president of the United States. We now find a...

L.A. County Residents 65 and Older Can Now Register for COVID-19 Vaccines

Los Angeles County residents who are 65 years old and older can now register for COVID-19 vaccination appointments, though supply remains an issue. Residents should visit VaccinateLACounty.com to schedule their appointments, which will begin Wednesday. Residents who don’t have computer access may call (833) 540-0473 between 8...

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Jan 7–13

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Jan. 7 At 1:23 a.m., a vehicle traveling east on Foothill was approaching Mountain and failed to stop at the posted stop sign. The vehicle continued through the intersection and hit the driveway at a residence in the 100 block of South Mountain,...

Executive Order Makes COVID-19 Vaccine Available for L.A. County Residents 65 and Older

Following a week of confusion over when and how seniors will get the COVID-19 vaccine, on Monday Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis signed an executive order directing the County’s Department of Public Health to make vaccinations appointments available to...

Nearly All L.A. County Skilled Nursing Facilities Administered First Doses of COVID Vaccine

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported Monday that 335 of 340 (nearly 99%) of all skilled nursing facilities in the county received and administered their first doses of COVID-19 vaccine.  Nearly 39,000 doses have been administered to staff and residents. The...

Air Quality Management Suspends Limit on Cremations Amid ‘Backlog’ from COVID-19

So many Los Angeles County residents have died of COVID-19 that on Sunday the South Coast Air Quality Management District temporarily suspended limits on the number of cremations “or amount of human remains cremated.” The move comes as the Los Angeles County Department of Medical...

Newsom Formally Appoints Padilla to the U.S. Senate, Nominates Weber as Secretary of State

Follows the morning resignation of Kamala Harris from the U.S. Senate as she prepares to be inaugurated Vice President of the United States on Wednesday As Americans celebrate the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work to expand voting rights and...

Another Coronavirus Strain Found Throughout California, Including L.A. County

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed...

L.A. County Sees Nearly 2K COVID-19 Deaths in One Week

Los Angeles County has tragically experienced nearly 2,000 COVID-19 deaths in just a week and marked another grim milestone of recording more than 13,000 total COVID-19 deaths.  Thursday, Public Health confirmed 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19. According to new modeling data, about...

L.A. County Not Yet Offering Vaccines to Seniors 65 and Older

By Jordan Green and Fabiola Diaz After Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that seniors 65 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health clarified that the county will not immediately be able to do so. “The...
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