Date: February 18th, 2021

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Opens Newest Store in Arcadia
Business

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Opens Newest Store in Arcadia

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market opened its newest location Thursday at 104 E. Live Oak Ave. in Arcadia, creating 30 new jobs in the community. Grocery Outlet stores are independently operated by local families. “We are overjoyed to be a part of the Arcadia community and be able to provide big savings on quality groceries,” said…

Anita May Baldwin Statue at Le Méridien Hotel Arcadia Takes Form
News

Anita May Baldwin Statue at Le Méridien Hotel Arcadia Takes Form

Anita May Baldwin is coming back to Arcadia. The new Le Méridien Hotel has commissioned a statue honoring Arcadia’s most famous female pioneer. Anita is the daughter of the city’s founder, Elias Jackson “Lucky” Baldwin. For the past year, the developer of the Le Méridien Hotel has been working with the Arcadia Historical Society, the…

L.A. Small Business Recovery Fund: Round 3 Now Open
Business

L.A. Small Business Recovery Fund: Round 3 Now Open

Applications for the third round of the FOUND/L.A. Small Business Recovery Fund are now open. Grant sizes range from $5,000 to $25,000. Applications close Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Applicants will need to submit complete applications and required documents. Those who meet the eligibility requirements will be entered into a pool of eligible…

Proposed Legislation Aims to Support Restaurants Through More Outdoor Dining and Delivery Options
News

Proposed Legislation Aims to Support Restaurants Through More Outdoor Dining and Delivery Options

As small restaurants across California struggle to survive, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Woodland Hills) announced progress on legislation that will help facilitate more outdoor dining, and expanded take-out and delivery options, in a manner consistent with public health guidance. Introduced jointly with Senate Majority Leader Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys), Assembly Bill (AB) 61 would empower…

COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Set to Expand March 1 in L.A. County
News

COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Set to Expand March 1 in L.A. County

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths decline The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is preparing to open up eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to three additional sectors starting on March 1 — education and childcare, food and agriculture, and first responders and law enforcement – but it will be a challenge to inoculate the more…

8 Black Churches Across L.A. County Will Provide Free COVID-19 Testing
News

8 Black Churches Across L.A. County Will Provide Free COVID-19 Testing

L.A. County Health Services, with partners from the Tabernacle Community Development Corporation, launched a new program to expand access to free community-based COVID-19 testing in the Black community. The testing expansion is part of the Black Church COVID-19 Testing Partnership, a statewide initiative that will have 35 Black churches across California host pop-up COVID-19 testing….

Career Corner: Hoping and Wishing
Columns

Career Corner: Hoping and Wishing

By Angela Copeland Every day, I hear from job seekers who are unhappy at work. They will share that they wish things at their current job were different. If only things were a bit better, they would like to stay. If only their boss were better, they would prefer not to leave. If only the…

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