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Arcadia’s ‘tiny shelter’ proposal for homeless stirs debate

The 15 “tiny shelters” would provide temporary housing for unhoused residents and provide food, showers and other services. 

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Hacienda Heights’ Wedgeworth Elementary to be rebuilt, but as K-5 school

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.

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La Puente is latest city to explore breaking away from LA County to create own health department

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

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Hacienda Heights elementary school parents and students protest for clean, safe classrooms

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.

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Meet the Glendora teen who has Harvard, Stanford and Yale knocking on her door

Monique Vobecky, 17, has a 4.67 GPA, is an award-winning soccer player and has even started her own non-profit. 

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New Alhambra law: Disposable utensils only by request

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.

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New single-shot COVID-19 vaccination site to open in Covina

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.

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Could Alhambra shape and market its own Old Town? Some residents think so

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.

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Duarte-based City of Hope gets $100 million donation for diabetes research

The hospital will rename its diabetes research center to Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute in donor’s name.

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Protesting Pasadena parents call on schools to reopen immediately

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.