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L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship
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L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship

California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to apply for its 2021 College Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships annually to recognize Southern California students who are motivated in their academic studies and active in their schools and communities. “We realize that managing the costs of…

L.A. County Sees Nearly 2K COVID-19 Deaths in One Week
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L.A. County Sees Nearly 2K COVID-19 Deaths in One Week

Los Angeles County has tragically experienced nearly 2,000 COVID-19 deaths in just a week and marked another grim milestone of recording more than 13,000 total COVID-19 deaths.  Thursday, Public Health confirmed 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19. According to new modeling data, about one in 115 Los Angeles County residents are currently infectious…

L.A. County Not Yet Offering Vaccines to Seniors 65 and Older
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L.A. County Not Yet Offering Vaccines to Seniors 65 and Older

By Jordan Green and Fabiola Diaz After Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that seniors 65 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health clarified that the county will not immediately be able to do so. “The current priority is to complete vaccination of Phase 1A…

Career Corner: Making Lemonade
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Career Corner: Making Lemonade

By Angela Copeland As the pandemic continues to rage on in the United States, many of us have felt locked indoors. We’ve felt isolated. It’s been lonely. It’s scary. This is especially true for anyone who is living away from their loved ones. It can be hard to get help with things when you need…

10 People in L.A. County Test Positive for COVID-19 Every Minute
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10 People in L.A. County Test Positive for COVID-19 Every Minute

Every minute, on average, 10 people in L.A. County test positive for COVID -19, and these 15,000 individuals who test positive each day were capable of infecting others for two days before they had any symptoms or knew they were positive, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Monday. At least 10-12% of people…

A Look at Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 State Budget Proposal
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A Look at Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 State Budget Proposal

Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday submitted his 2021-22 State Budget proposal to the Legislature — a $227.2 billion spending plan with a $15 billion surplus. Last summer, state leaders feared a $54.3 billion shortfall because of a pandemic-induced recession. Estimates, however, could not foresee a surging stock market that bolstered the wealthiest residents of the…

L.A. County COVID-19 Toll Rises Over Deadly Weekend
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L.A. County COVID-19 Toll Rises Over Deadly Weekend

From Friday to Sunday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 705 new COVID-19 deaths. The county saw its deadliest day for COVID-19 with 318 fatalities. Then on Saturday, the county reported 221 new fatalities, surpassing 12,000 cumulative deaths. Sunday, the county reported 166 new casualties, bringing the total number of deaths to…

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