Date: May 7th, 2020

8 New Community Testing Sites Open in L.A. County
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8 New Community Testing Sites Open in L.A. County

Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state focused on underserved communities, L.A. County is launching eight testing sites. The new testing sites are opening on a rolling basis, over the course of this week and early next. These eight sites are part of the 80…

Workers Who Contract COVID-19 On the Job Can Claim Workers’ Compensation Benefits
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Workers Who Contract COVID-19 On the Job Can Claim Workers’ Compensation Benefits

As California prepares to enter Stage 2 of the gradual reopening of the state this Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced that workers who contract COVID-19 while on the job may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation. The governor signed an executive order that creates a time-limited rebuttable presumption for accessing workers’ compensation benefits applicable to…

Altadena Sheriff’s Station to Close
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Altadena Sheriff’s Station to Close

During a press conference Monday, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced that the 2020-21 budget proposed by the Board of Supervisors leaves a $400 million gap for the sheriff’s department. To shrink the department’s deficits, Villanueva proposed cuts to academy classes, patrol divisions and homeless outreach services. As a result, the Altadena and Marina del Rey Sheriff’s…

L.A. County Golf Courses & Trails to Reopen
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L.A. County Golf Courses & Trails to Reopen

Parks remain open Mother’s Day The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (L.A. County Parks) assesses operations daily in consultation with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on necessary safety precautions. Based on Stage Two of the reopening plan for the County of Los Angeles, L.A. County Parks has modified its…

Resuscitating America From COVID-19’s Grip
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Resuscitating America From COVID-19’s Grip

Financial life support is only part of the issue By Terry Miller Opening up the United States after months of a deadly pandemic altered our lives forever will be a bit like reinventing the wheel. On Monday, Pasadena council had discussions on the viability of the reopening process, effects and consequences in light of the…

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