Date: August 6th, 2020

L.A. County to Support Litigation Efforts to Protect DACA Dreamers
News

L.A. County to Support Litigation Efforts to Protect DACA Dreamers

In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s recently released memorandum announcing that initial requests for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) will be rejected, the Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to join in litigation, or to file an amicus brief supporting California’s lawsuit, challenging the federal…

Energy and Gas Assistance Funds Provide Utility Assistance to Families
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Energy and Gas Assistance Funds Provide Utility Assistance to Families

More support with energy bills is now available to people directly affected by the coronavirus pandemic due to job loss, closures, illness, or for seniors. United Way of Greater Los Angeles is partnering with Southern California Edison (SCE) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) to administer SCE’s Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) and SoCalGas’s Gas Assistance Fund…

Childcare Will Be Offered at Two Arcadia Schools for a Fee
Education

Childcare Will Be Offered at Two Arcadia Schools for a Fee

Ahead of the start of the new school year which will begin completely online, many families are asking what they will do about childcare if they must work. To assist families with childcare needs, Right at School is offering a childcare program, for a fee, that will be centered around Arcadia Unified’s distance learning program….

The Fight Over Affirmative Action Arrives in Arcadia
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The Fight Over Affirmative Action Arrives in Arcadia

Arcadia city leaders to participate in protest against proposition Arcadia Mayor Roger Chandler and Councilmember Paul Cheng will participate in a demonstration to protest Proposition 16 on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Arcadia County Park (405 S. Santa Anita Ave., Arcadia, CA 91006).   The event will start with a press conference featuring keynote speakers…

Arcadia’s Historic Derby Restaurant May Be Relocated
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Arcadia’s Historic Derby Restaurant May Be Relocated

Demolition derby: is erasing history a developer’s horse race in Arcadia? By Terry Miller Arcadia Weekly has learned of yet another new mixed-use project up for discussion by City Council. On Tuesday evening, a study session at Arcadia City Hall involved a proposed mixed-use project at 211-233 East Huntington, the site of the historic The…

How Are Small Businesses Coping During COVID-19?
Business

How Are Small Businesses Coping During COVID-19?

Supporting one another and shopping locally is imperative By Terry Miler Recently, we have focused a lot of our editorial attention on how local restaurants are managing during the coronavirus. Cities such as Monrovia, Pasadena, Arcadia and Sierra Madre have gone out of their way to make life a little easier for those eateries shuttered…

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