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United Way Provides Relief for Mariachis, Day Laborers and Others
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United Way Provides Relief for Mariachis, Day Laborers and Others

The third round of grants issued since the beginning of the coronavirus response by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’s Pandemic Relief Fund focuses on undocumented and low-income workers throughout Los Angeles County. The series of grants will support multiple organizations providing direct relief to mariachis, day laborers, janitors and domestic workers. Additional funds…

Arcadia’s 2020 Senior of The Year Announced
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Arcadia’s 2020 Senior of The Year Announced

June Colman is the Arcadia 2020 Senior of The Year. Over the past 20 years Colman has volunteered for the Friends of the Library and has run, single-handedly, the volunteer program that runs the Friends Bookstore. Without Colman’s tireless efforts, the Library and the community would see fewer collections, services, and programs. Colman’s quiet perseverance…

Arcadia Chinese Association Donated PPE to Local Hospitals & First Responders
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Arcadia Chinese Association Donated PPE to Local Hospitals & First Responders

When it became clear that the coronavirus pandemic would lead to shortages of supplies for local organizations, the Arcadia Chinese Association (ACA) started raising funds to donate medical supplies to local hospitals, firefighters, police and Foothill Unity Center. With support from the Arcadia High School Chinese Parents Boost Club (AHSCPBC), ACA raised $35,811 from local businesses, individuals,…

Arcadia National Little League Sets Up Fund to Help Nurses
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Arcadia National Little League Sets Up Fund to Help Nurses

Arcadia National Little League and community want to give back and support the local nurses. They will be using the money that will be donated to buy lunches or dinners for nurses and other hospital staff at the Methodist Hospital. The Arcadia National Little League will be buying from local sponsors. Additionally, the first 10…

List of Resources for Arcadia Seniors During Pandemic
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List of Resources for Arcadia Seniors During Pandemic

During these uncharted events of COVID-19, the Arcadia Recreation and Community Service Department has been providing wellness phone calls to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the local senior population. The department encourages Arcadians to reach out to a senior in the community. Seniors who are alone or homebound may appreciate any type of…

United Way Announces Pandemic Relief Fund to Support L.A. County
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United Way Announces Pandemic Relief Fund to Support L.A. County

Funds will aid unsheltered residents, low-income individuals and families at greater risk of homelessness and economic hardships and non-profits on the front lines in the fight against poverty  As the nation responds to the coronavirus pandemic, United Way of Greater Los Angeles has announced the creation of the Pandemic Relief Fund to support L.A. County’s unsheltered residents who are…

Los Angeles County Buildings Closed
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Los Angeles County Buildings Closed

Los Angeles County closed all of its buildings to the public on Monday as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The announcement came as Gov. Gavin Newsom directed the closure of California’s bars, brewpubs and wineries, and called on people over 65 and others at higher risk of serious complications from...
Arcadia Citizens of the Year Announced
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Arcadia Citizens of the Year Announced

Beverly and Ron Street were college sweethearts and have resided in Arcadia since 1965. Their sons, Dave and Deron, were raised in Arcadia and the family has grown with the addition of three grandchildren: Trevor, Emily, and Connor. Beverly was elected Senior Citizen of the Year in 2010 by the Arcadia Rotary Club and Arcadia…

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