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About 500 pairs of shoes were collected at Bee The Hope's shoe drive for the unhoused community on April 24, 2021 in Northridge, Calif.

Community Heroes: Bee The Hope, a student-run nonprofit organization

Trevor Morgan, Assistant News Editor May 20, 2021

This week's community heroes are the members of Bee The Hope, an organization run by students from Granada Hills Charter High School with a practical and pragmatic approach to combating homelessness in...

Protesters hold up a sign advocating

L.A. councilmember listed tackling homelessness crisis as a priority. Activists argue his actions prove otherwise.

Jenna Wilson, Reporter May 13, 2021

Los Angeles Councilmember John Lee, who represents District 12, which includes Northridge, has the lowest number of motions moved in the past year. Activists argue Lee is prioritizing public safety, local...

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...

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...

Los Angeles City Councilmember John Lee calls for a report on the cost and effectiveness for COVID-19 testing.

Councilmember John Lee calls for report on cost and effectiveness of COVID-19 testing in Los Angeles

Cesar Saldana, Reporter April 21, 2021

Los Angeles City Councilmember John Lee, the representative of District 12, proposed a motion on March 31 requesting that the Legislative Analyst Office and Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office report on the...

A woman holds a

Derek Chauvin convicted of all three charges for the murder of George Floyd

Emily Holshouser and Gillian Moran-Perez April 20, 2021

After a three-week trial, former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the murder of George Floyd. Last May,...

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...

A sign hanging in the encampment at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, Calif. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Unrest at Echo Park Lake involving unhoused residents’ rights, recapped

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2021

It was seven in the morning when activists began to gather at Echo Park Lake on March 24. They were there to pass out water at the park’s commune-like encampment and help organize belongings as dozens...

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...

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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