Month: March, 2021

L.A. County Moving to Orange Tier Monday
News

L.A. County Moving to Orange Tier Monday

Los Angeles County will enter the orange tier, indicating moderate spread of COVID-19, on Monday at 12:01 a.m., officials announced Tuesday. According to data from the state, L.A. County’s adjusted case rate dropped from 3.7 new cases per 100,000 people to 3.1 new cases per 100,000 people. The test positivity rate dropped from 1.8% to…

Arcadia High School Clubs Adapt to the Pandemic
Education

Arcadia High School Clubs Adapt to the Pandemic

By AUSD Digital Communications Intern Bethany Chow School clubs are a major component of the student experience at Arcadia High School (AHS). Many AHS students partake in the annual two-day club fair that introduces every chartered club on campus, meeting information, and how to join. Clubs vary in size, with most clubs having upwards of…

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity Accepting Homeownership Applications
News

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity Accepting Homeownership Applications

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity (SGV Habitat) is once again accepting applications for their affordable homeownership program. Applicants must be first-time homebuyers, demonstrate a need for affordable housing, have the ability to pay an affordable mortgage, and be able to complete all program requirements. Selected homebuyers will complete 100 sweat equity hours per adult…

L.A. County Public Health Warns Against Traveling and Gathering for Upcoming Holidays
News

L.A. County Public Health Warns Against Traveling and Gathering for Upcoming Holidays

As spring break and numerous religious and spiritual holidays approach, Los Angeles County health officials cautioned that travel and gathering in-person with others increases the risk of getting and spreading COVID-19. While COVID-19 numbers have decreased in L.A. County, transmission remains widespread and is increasing in many other states and countries. “The safest way to…

Huntington to Reopen Key Galleries in April
Arts & Entertainment

Huntington to Reopen Key Galleries in April

On April 17, the special exhibition “Made in L.A. 2020: a version” will debut, and the first floor of the Huntington Art Gallery will reopen The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will begin to reopen its art galleries on April 17, so that the public may at last see the newly restored masterpiece of 18th-century…

L.A. County Residents Can Soon Access Funeral Expense Relief from FEMA
News

L.A. County Residents Can Soon Access Funeral Expense Relief from FEMA

Beginning in early April, Los Angeles County residents will be able to apply for financial help for funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program. To be eligible for funeral assistance, L.A. County residents must meet all of these FEMA established conditions: The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories,…

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