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Candy, left, and Kimberly Magaña look out the window of their apartment in North Hills, Calif., on April 1, 2021.

Latino families in Los Angeles share their worries, fears on reopening schools

Evelin Robles, Reporter April 23, 2021

San Fernando Valley Latino parents are unsure of Assembly Bill 86, a plan recently approved by California lawmakers to reopen schools by the end of April. Some Latino parents share similar fears about...

ONEgeneration's sign on its building in Van Nuys, Calif., on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The organization hosted a pop-up clinic, which provided 300 vaccinations to members of the community.

San Fernando Valley senior center steps up to vaccinate the community’s most vulnerable population

Blake Williams, Reporter April 23, 2021

ONEgeneration, a senior center that serves the San Fernando Valley, and Providence, a healthcare company, partnered to host a COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ONEgeneration...

The lab class lines up at their designated stations in the darkroom during the film photography lab class at the Art and Design Center at CSUN in Northridge, Calif. on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021.

A look at in-person classes during COVID: Film photography lab

Chris Torres, Photo Editor April 23, 2021

Prior to the pandemic, students in film photography labs learned how to develop film photos, create contact sheets and print their pictures at the CSUN darkroom. The sudden shift to virtual learning halted...

Pastor Kathy Huck

Frontline Heroes: Kathy Huck, founder of About My Father’s Business

Anais Covarrubias, reporter April 22, 2021

Kathy Huck is a founder of About My Father’s Business, a Canoga Park organization that provides unhoused Angelenos with some of their most immediate needs, such as food, tents and clothing. Huck and...

Alan and Santina Byler take in the view from a high vantage point, where visitors can view the entirety of the Japanese garden in Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.

Zen Zones: Places for Angelenos to relax under the sun

Nadine Cortez, Samantha Bravo, and Kaitlyn Lavo April 15, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced residents to stay home, but Los Angeles is an outdoor city — there are plenty of activities people can do to relieve the tensions brought on by the pandemic. From...

Tanner Rosenberg, a teaching associate for the physics and astronomy department, teaches circuit equations to his physics lab class at CSUN in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The class was held in the Live Oak building.

A look at in-person classes during COVID: Physics 100B

Chris Torres, Photo Editor April 13, 2021

The spring semester was mostly through virtual instruction, but what do the in-person classes held on campus look like? The photo series "A look at in-person classes during COVID" shows what face-to-face...

Laura Rathbone and Manny Flores from North Valley Cares Services at the United Methodist Church in North Hills, Calif. on Friday, April 2, 2021.

Frontline Heroes: Staff and volunteers of North Valley Caring Services

Trevor Morgan, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2021

Every Friday morning, more than 200 cars line up outside the North Hills United Methodist Church for a food pantry organized by the nonprofit organization North Valley Caring Services. The program has...

Student teachers looking to get their teaching credentials have had to adapt to the pandemic, teaching students from home.

What CSUN student teachers have to say about online learning, reopening of schools

Gillian Moran-Perez, Senior Editor March 29, 2021

The conversations on reopening schools across the country has focused on the voices of concerned parents and teachers, as policy makers attempt to recreate a new normal for students. Yet student teachers’...

Liz Hasegawa is a science teacher at James Monroe High School in North Hills, Calif. Hasegawa has adapted to the switch to virtual learning by creating science videos that are engaging for her students instead of relying on long lectures.

Frontline Heroes: Liz Hasegawa, science teacher

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor March 27, 2021

This week’s frontline hero is Liz Hasegawa, a 9th grade science teacher at James Monroe High School in North Hills, a Los Angeles Unified School District school. The school receives Title I aid, a form...

The chart highlights the disproportionate vaccine distribution in Los Angeles County. Low-income neighborhoods, populated by communities of color, have a lower percentage of vaccinated persons.

Vaccine hesitancy stands in the way of reducing COVID-19 cases in communities of color

Jenna Wilson, Reporter March 26, 2021

COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact communities of color in low-income neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County, and the communities’ hesitancy toward getting the vaccine threatens to...

Jacqueline Lopez, a grocery store cashier at El Super in Los Angeles, continues to stay cautious by double masking even though she has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Frontline Heroes: Jacqueline Lopez, grocery store cashier

Cesar Saldana, Reporter March 12, 2021

“Frontline Heroes” is a Daily Sundial weekly series that honors those who are fighting COVID-19 on the front lines — doctors, food bank volunteers, retail workers, testing site volunteers and other...

As Los Angeles County moves into the red tier thanks to a lower number of COVID-19 cases, indoor operations with limited capacity, such as indoor restaurants and gyms, can resume business as soon as Monday.

Indoor dining, movie theaters to reopen Monday in Los Angeles County

Trevor Morgan, Assistant News Editor March 12, 2021

County officials announced in a press release that Los Angeles County will move into red tier reopenings starting Monday. In what the county described as a “major milestone,” the move into the red...

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