Date: May 14th, 2020

Santa Anita Park Receives Approval to Continue Live Racing
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Santa Anita Park Receives Approval to Continue Live Racing

Santa Anita Park has received approval from the Los Angeles County Health Department to resume live racing beginning Friday, May 15 as part of Los Angeles County’s revision of its Safer at Home guidelines. Racing will be conducted without spectators and with essential personnel following strict protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Protocols instituted…

L.A. County Issues New Safer at Home Order
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L.A. County Issues New Safer at Home Order

Additional businesses allowed to reopen A new Health Officer Order was issued Wednesday that replaces the previous Health Officer Order and allows for lower-risk businesses and select recreational facilities and beaches to reopen in L.A. County. All retailers that are not located in an indoor mall or shopping center are able to reopen for curbside,…

The Restaurant Business Remains Challenging as Newsom Sets New Rules to Open
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The Restaurant Business Remains Challenging as Newsom Sets New Rules to Open

Modification of mandates could help reopen restaurants for dining in By Terry Miller Tuesday’s state press conference in Sacramento was soberly optimistic, to paraphrase Governor Gavin Newsom. He announced modifications to the statewide stay-at-home order to allow more businesses in California to reopen, including dine-in restaurants, shopping malls and offices. Stressing that 70 percent of…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: May 3–9
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: May 3–9

May 3 At 9 a.m., an officer responded to an alley near the 300 block of East Laurel Avenue regarding an unresponsive male subject lying on the ground. The subject was breathing but he was unable to identify himself or state where he lived. Shortly after, Arcadia Fire responded and transported the male subject to…

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Kicks Off to Assist Renters
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Emergency Rental Assistance Program Kicks Off to Assist Renters

Applications accepted through May 31, 2020 In response to renters with limited means affected by COVID-19, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors authorized the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) to utilize Community Development Block Grant Program coronavirus (CDBG-CV) response funds to create and administer the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance (COVID-19-ERA) Program. CDBG-CV funding…

Arcadia Politics Becomes Ever More Confusing
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Arcadia Politics Becomes Ever More Confusing

Arcadia is often seen as a serene, quite city with some beautiful homes, an award-winning school district, a world class horse racing track as well as the ever-popular Los  Angeles County Arboretum. However, few see — especially now during the pandemic —the political calculations that happen in the city. Arcadia residents tell us they are…

You Really Are More Powerful Than You Think
opinion

You Really Are More Powerful Than You Think

By Colette Whitaker, M.A., LMFT If you take an early morning walk in South Pasadena like I do, your senses are rewarded daily with the sweet scents of jasmine and orange blossom. You are greeted by violet bearded irises standing at attention in your neighbor’s front yard and lazy lavender wisteria draped over a fence….

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