PCC student Nicole Diaz visits the Lancer Pantry about once or twice a week, depending on how much her family spent or saved. The thought of living in a pandemic caused her to suffer from panic attacks when visiting the pantry. Still, she waited in line and brought home black beans, soups, and candies for her younger siblings.
Pasadena adopts new state vaccine eligibility rules
Governor Gavin Newsom expanded California COVID-19 Vaccine eligibility earlier this month, with residents over 50 years of age gaining eligibility for the vaccine as of April 1st and anyone over 16 years of age gaining eligibility starting April 15.
‘LA is not ready to reopen’ says PCC pre-med club
Children’s laughter, screams of joy, light music, fluffy cotton candy, and exciting rides are what people imagine when they talk about an amusement park – a place where good memories are created. There are more than 20 amusement parks located in California, and 4 in Los Angeles. These parks have attracted tons of tourists and visitors in the past, helping the economy of California. Unfortunately, amusement parks were forced to close during the pandemic. However, as the cases in California continue to drop, Governor Gavin …
New bill relieves tenants and causes landlords pain
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new bill, AB 3088 COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 due to California’s eviction wave. The new bill prohibits landlords from evicting any resident who was unable to pay rent between March 1, 2020, and Aug. 31, 2020, due to financial hardships specifically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. What the bill is proposing is biased towards tenants.
Rather be safe than sorry
COVID-19 isn’t going to disappear by May 15, so why would we reopen the largest populated county in the country during this pandemic? If we extend the ‘Safer-at-home’ act and follow all of its protocols we will all be able to go back to our normal world with a greater sense of safety and a greater appreciation of the precautions the county took to protect us. LA County alone is responsible for more than half the cases in California, so it shouldn’t be a hard …
Kudos to Gavin Newsom!
On March 13th, the recently elected Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order establishing a moratorium on the death penalty in California, and hopefully soon more states will follow suit.
Armenian Genocide: 103 years of unresolved denial
April 24 is a day like any other for most LA locals, but for tens of thousands of Armenians currently living in Los Angeles, it is the day they come together to march in solidarity from Pan Pacific Park all the way to the Turkish Consulate to demand justice and recognition for the atrocious crimes committed against their ancestors during the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The Armenian Genocide is characterized by Armenians as a mass murder of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from …