The 15 “tiny shelters” would provide temporary housing for unhoused residents and provide food, showers and other services.
The dual-immersion Mandarin school has been the subject of contention recently, with many parents and students calling for the board to rebuild the school into a kindergarten through 8th grade campus.
Suggested by Councilman David Argudo, the city will look at the logistics and cost of creating its own health department, but has not yet decided to make the leap
With signs that read “We need K-8” and “No portable toilets,” demonstrators argued the conditions at the Mandarin dual immersion school are unsafe and unsanitary for the students there and want the school to be rebuilt into a full kindergarten through 8th-grade school.
Monique Vobecky, 17, has a 4.67 GPA, is an award-winning soccer player and has even started her own non-profit.
The ordinance says anyone who asks for a plastic spoon, fork or knife from a restaurant will get them, but restaurants in the city can no longer give those utensils out unless prompted by a guest.
The site will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., based on availability, a press release said, and vaccines will be available to those in Los Angeles County’s Phases 1A and 1B for eligibility, including healthcare workers and long-term care residents, individuals 65 and older, and workers in agriculture and food, education, childcare and emergency services.
Right now, the group is still in its planning and outreach phase, said Marisol Grier, another of the group’s leaders, said, but their goal is to take their idea before the City Council and Planning Commission.
The hospital will rename its diabetes research center to Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute in donor’s name.
Around 35 protesters demonstrated in front of Pasadena City Hall, calling for local schools to be reopened after Los Angeles County met the state’s threshold to safely reopen elementary schools.