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Arrest Made in Arcadia High School Sexual Assault Investigation
Crime

Arrest Made in Arcadia High School Sexual Assault Investigation

An 18-year-old former Arcadia High School student has been arrested in connection with the Arcadia Police Department’s ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual assault and exploitation involving current and present alumni of the school. According to the Police Department, Arcadian Dylan Chan was arrested Tuesday afternoon at approximately 2 p.m. on suspicion of using a…

Governor Newsom Declares Budget Emergency to Help California’s Response to COVID-19
News

Governor Newsom Declares Budget Emergency to Help California’s Response to COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed a budget emergency on Thursday to make additional resources available to fund the state’s ongoing emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring the availability of funding for personal protective equipment, medical equipment and other expenditures as necessary to support a potential hospital surge and provide necessary services to vulnerable populations. The proclamation clears…

State Superintendent Releases Guidance for Schools Reopening
Education

State Superintendent Releases Guidance for Schools Reopening

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond released a new manual from the California Department of Education (CDE) titled “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools” on Monday. The how-to guide makes recommendations for schools to consider as they reopen but it is neither a “one-size-fits-all” document nor a mandate….

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?
Education

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has released guidelines for reopening schools safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to L.A. County Superintendent Dr. Debra Duardo, the guidelines are not directives but a framework. “They can use parts of it or all of it. The only thing that I believe will be monitored and it’s…

Dine-in Restaurants, Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen in L.A. County
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Dine-in Restaurants, Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen in L.A. County

On Friday, Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that Los Angeles County was approved for a variance by Governor Gavin Newsom that allows for restaurants to resume in-person dining, and for barbershops and hair salons to reopen. Earlier in the week, the county announced the reopening of churches, drive-in movie theaters and retail shops with strict modifications….

L.A. County Issues New Safer at Home Order
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L.A. County Issues New Safer at Home Order

Additional businesses allowed to reopen A new Health Officer Order was issued Wednesday that replaces the previous Health Officer Order and allows for lower-risk businesses and select recreational facilities and beaches to reopen in L.A. County. All retailers that are not located in an indoor mall or shopping center are able to reopen for curbside,…

L.A. County Will Likely Extend ‘Safer at Home’ Order
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L.A. County Will Likely Extend ‘Safer at Home’ Order

During Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged that the County’s “Safer at Home” orders will “with all certainty” be extended for the next three months unless there is a “dramatic change in the virus and the tools we have in hand” to combat it. Without widely available and…

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