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Coronavirus Vaccine Is on the Way

Scientists and doctors of Pfizer work relentlessly during Phase 3 of the vaccine
November 18, 2020

Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, and their partner BioNTech, a German biotech company, have created a vaccine to battle the coronavirus. They have reported that it is 90% effective and that their late-stage...

California Issues Travel Advisory in Light of Recent COVID-19 Spikes

Gavin Newsom issues new travel advisory for the state of California.
November 15, 2020

The Advisory On Nov. 13, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a travel advisory in light of recent coronavirus spikes. This past week, the state of California reached a total of 1 million cases,...

Schools Brace for Reopening

Masks, sanitizer, and 10-15 student classes become the new norm for students in the U.S.
October 15, 2020

In the seventh month of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation are still discussing how to effectively reopen schools. The top priorities for these schools: being health-conscious while maintaining...

2020 First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate of 2020 kicked off in Cleveland, Ohio. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden were asked about different topics, from their views on healthcare to their policies on climate change.
September 30, 2020

Last night, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden exchanged heated words in their first presidential debate. The 95 minute discussion, mediated by Chris Wallace, featured fiery exchanges...

Guide to Voting 2020

California residents can head to the vote.gov site for further information on the upcoming 2020 Elections.
September 16, 2020

With Election Day right around the corner, the USPS is expected to be running the show this year due to the ongoing pandemic. USPS will be mailing every American a Vote-By-Mail ballot twenty-nine days...

California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program

May 13, 2020

The California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program is a one-time, state-funded disaster relief assistance program for undocumented immigrants impacted by COVID-19. The program will provide...

El Monte Launches Rental Assistance Program in Response to COVID-19

A screenshot from El Monte's website displaying the Rental Assistance Program, a COVID-19 relief fund of $1,200 for renters within the community.
May 8, 2020

The city of El Monte launched a grant program on Tuesday May 6 that will provide one-time rental assistance up to $1,200. The program is a response effort to help residents that have been economically...

Rio Talk: Orange County wants its beaches to re-open during a pandemic

May 4, 2020

Orange County wants its beaches to re-open while the COVID-19 pandemic has everyone in quarantine. Is it early to have people gather at the beach and risk contracting COVID-19?

COVID-19: Working during quarantine

May 4, 2020

Covid-19 has brought closure to many businesses. Here's how a business continues to operate during a pandemic.

City of El Monte Offers Short-Term Relief for Small Businesses

May 1, 2020

The city of El Monte developed a short-term relief fund for small employers called The El Monte Business Grant Program. Councilman Jerry Velasco introduced the grant program on Sunday April 24. Eligible...

COVID-19 Update: Newport Beach

April 28, 2020

April 2020, Newport Beach continues to attract people during the quarantine stay at home order.

Looking For Work? LinkedIn Has Your Back

April 27, 2020

Here's who's hiring right now Some industries — from shipping to online learning — are hiring to meet coronavirus-related demand. Here are some of the companies hiring right now. Instacart...

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