Terry Miller

The Rise of Anti-Asian Racism During the Pandemic
News

The Rise of Anti-Asian Racism During the Pandemic

‘Skyrocketing spike’ of anti-Asian violence says President Joe Biden It seems the country is once again at a crucial boiling point for racial injustice and the latest targeted group is the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Asian Americans, exhausted by a year of pandemic political issues, recoiled when a white gunman was charged with killing…

Opening of $300M Le Méridien Arcadia Hotel Slated for May 25
News

Opening of $300M Le Méridien Arcadia Hotel Slated for May 25

Le Méridien on the former site of Santa Anita Inn, across from storied Santa Anita Park, has now nearly completed phase one of the massive project that broke ground in 2018. On March 18, 2014 the City Council approved the Seabiscuit Pacifica Specific Plan project for two hotels that totaled 142,320-square-feet of hotel space in…

Businesses Rejoice as Coronavirus Restrictions Are Relaxed
Business, News

Businesses Rejoice as Coronavirus Restrictions Are Relaxed

On Friday, California met the vaccine equity goal that allowed public health jurisdictions in Los Angeles County, including Pasadena, to move into the less restrictive red tier of the state’s reopening roadmap on Monday. As Los Angeles County geared up for some semblance of familiarity after an extraordinary 12 months of lockdown, the defining red tier reached…

Controversy Continues Over School Reopening Timeline
Education

Controversy Continues Over School Reopening Timeline

By Terry Miller As the easing of coronavirus restrictions continues, so does the controversy over opening schools. In recent weeks, numerous parent groups have voiced their annoyance with the lack of definitive plans to reopen schools. Citing multiple reasons, including students’ mental and physical health, parents and back-to school advocates are growing exponentially frustrated. The…

A Solemn Milestone: Half a Million Americans Dead From COVID-19
News

A Solemn Milestone: Half a Million Americans Dead From COVID-19

Biden administration honors, mourns loss of life By Terry Miller The New York Time front headline on May 24, 2020 read “Deaths Near 100,000, An Incalculable Loss” with the entire page devoted to just the names and professions of some of those victims. Now, nine months later, that number has skyrocketed to over half a…

Parents Demand Schools Reopen but Is It Safe?
Education, News

Parents Demand Schools Reopen but Is It Safe?

Teacher vaccinations are important but not a prerequisite for reopening, CDC says — at least in elementary schools By Terry Miller Scores of parents and their children descended upon Pasadena City Hall Tuesday afternoon to voice their support for opening schools immediately. A parent of Pasadena Unified children, Erika Foy organized the rally. She said:…

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