Date: January 7th, 2021

Drug Overdoses Behind Rising Deaths Among L.A. County Homeless
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Drug Overdoses Behind Rising Deaths Among L.A. County Homeless

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Thursday that deaths amongst people experiencing homelessness increased to a record 1,267 in 2019 and drug overdose was the leading cause with the greatest increase. In 2018, there were 1,114 deaths among people experiencing homelessness. This is a second annual report on mortality among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County…

Plugging Along with EV Tech
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Plugging Along with EV Tech

By Brenda J. Trainor Have you noticed that the buses that drive around in Duarte don’t belch out black clouds of crud, and that you don’t have to roll up your windows when driving behind them to avoid the stinky smell? That’s because those Foothill Transit vehicles are part of a fleet of zero-emission electric…

L.A. County Reports More Than 200 COVID-19 Deaths for Second Day in a Row
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L.A. County Reports More Than 200 COVID-19 Deaths for Second Day in a Row

COVID-19 hospitalizations surpass 8,000 L.A. County Public Health is now reporting more than 200 deaths a day, according to public health officials. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 258 new deaths and 11,841 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. On Tuesday, when the county surpassed 11,000 cumulative COVID-19 deaths, 224 fatalities were…

Methodist Hospital Convenes Triage Team Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
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Methodist Hospital Convenes Triage Team Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

As Los Angeles County sees more than 200 daily COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations from the virus surpass 8,000, Methodist Hospitals of Southern California in Arcadia has convened a triage team that will “make the difficult, but necessary decisions about allocating limited resources,” to critically ill patients “based on the best medical information available.” Though Cliff…

Jean D. Koehler Receives 2021 Five Star Wealth Manager Award
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Jean D. Koehler Receives 2021 Five Star Wealth Manager Award

Jean D Koehler, CRP, CKA, CLTC, RICP, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Arcadia, Calif. has been named a recipient of the 2021 Five Star Wealth Manager award by Five Star Professional. The award goes to less than 7% of the wealth managers in the region based on research administered by Five Star Professional,…

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