Month: August, 2020

California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards
News

California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards

Sunday, the California Legislature passed a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented…

Man Dies After Shooting at Arcadia House Party
Crime

Man Dies After Shooting at Arcadia House Party

Originally posted Aug. 31 at 8:51 a.m. / Updated Aug. 31 at 10:21 a.m. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives and the Arcadia Police Department are investigating a shooting at a house party that left one man dead. The incident occurred on Sunday at approximately 8:40 p.m. on the 2800 block of Caroline…

Newsom Unveils New Color-Coded COVID-19 Reopening Guide
News

Newsom Unveils New Color-Coded COVID-19 Reopening Guide

Friday afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom outlined a new color-coded, four-tiered framework for California counties to reopen different economic sectors. “We wanted to make adjustments based upon the input we received from county health officers, input we received from experts, our own experience here in the state of California, to adjust the frameworks from the old…

California to Send Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefit
News

California to Send Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefit

Unemployed Californians may soon receive an additional $300 weekly supplement from the Employment Development Department (EDD). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the state’s application and will provide an initial amount of $4.5 billion, with the possibility of additional funding going forward. The additional $300-a-week payment will be available for a limited period of…

Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado
Travel

Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado

Coronado Island is a seaside paradise in the San Diego Bay that is full of history, relaxing atmosphere and great weather. The small, resort town is also home to a charming boutique hotel called El Cordova, which I discovered on a memorable weekend getaway. The adventure began when a friend and I drove through Downtown San Diego, crossed the beautiful, 2-mile-long Coronado Bridge and…

Arcadia Unified’s First Day of School Campaign Sees Over 900 Smiles
Education

Arcadia Unified’s First Day of School Campaign Sees Over 900 Smiles

An nontraditional start to the school year has not kept Arcadia Unified School District teachers, staff, students, and families from making the best of this challenging time by maintaining their tradition of sharing hundreds of back-to-school smiles through the #ArcadiaFirstDay photo campaign.  In its seventh consecutive year of conducting this social media campaign, Arcadia Unified…

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