Month: May, 2020

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?
Education

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has released guidelines for reopening schools safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to L.A. County Superintendent Dr. Debra Duardo, the guidelines are not directives but a framework. “They can use parts of it or all of it. The only thing that I believe will be monitored and it’s…

Dine-in Restaurants, Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen in L.A. County
News

Dine-in Restaurants, Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen in L.A. County

On Friday, Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that Los Angeles County was approved for a variance by Governor Gavin Newsom that allows for restaurants to resume in-person dining, and for barbershops and hair salons to reopen. Earlier in the week, the county announced the reopening of churches, drive-in movie theaters and retail shops with strict modifications….

Career Corner: Work from Anywhere
Columns

Career Corner: Work from Anywhere

By Angela Copeland We can all agree: this pandemic has been horrific. Regardless of how much or how little you were impacted, you were impacted. You probably spent more time inside your own four walls at home than you ever imagined. And, you may have learned to work from home, while balancing your spouse, pets,…

Sending Off the Class of 2020
Education

Sending Off the Class of 2020

By May S. Ruiz It’s graduation time for high school seniors across America – the culmination of four years of frenetic juggling of school and extra-curricular activities, finishing homework and long-overdue essays, and preparing for the vortex called college admissions. Graduation is a rite-of-passage for teenagers everywhere.         But the coronavirus pandemic deprived the class…

Santa Anita Canyon Road, Chantry Flats Closed
News

Santa Anita Canyon Road, Chantry Flats Closed

In the wake of excessive exuberance over Memorial Day, areas such as Chantry and Eaton Canyon hiking trails now remain closed again in the ongoing effort to keep the public from breaking social distancing rules. The U.S Forest Service has shut down the Chantry Flats Recreation Area due to the Federal furlough. It will remain…

Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest
Education

Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Claire Li During these difficult and isolating times, it is often hard to find hope and maintain a positive outlook. Aiming to help promote a sense of hope throughout their community, Arcadia Unified School District’s (AUSD) Digital Communications Internship (DCI) students hosted a poetry contest centered around the theme…

The Ups and Downs of Reopening America
News

The Ups and Downs of Reopening America

By Terry Miller In the rush to open up the country from COVID-19 lockdowns, counties, states and the federal government are at loggerheads as to who can do what, when, where and how. If this past Memorial Day weekend is any gauge, the art of social distancing is history. Thousands flouted the health and safety…

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