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FEMA personnel gather in the parking lot in front of LACHSA at Cal State L.A. in preparation for the federal vaccination site that is set to open soon.

Medical experts move in to administer vaccine rollout

University relocates Cal State LA students allowing deployed medical personnel a place to stay
Marisa Martinez, Audio Editor February 15, 2021

Update: March 1, 2021 @ 6:05 p.m. As the nearly year-long pandemic continues, the Cal State LA campus is once again buzzing with a significant number of people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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El Monte residents torn on new developments

Revenue from new businesses and housing is needed but traffic and parking problems are not
Zoe Little, Community News Reporter January 16, 2021

Bringing in new businesses and housing developments is vital for the growth of any city but some El Monte residents feel they are losing the city they call home in the process. City officials have worked...

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Mariachi Plaza development planning gets extension

Metro needs more time to analyze the project, ensure it will work
Jathniel Coronado, Community News Reporter January 15, 2021

At a virtual meeting on Dec. 3, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority unanimously approved a 6-month extension on its agreement with the East LA Community Corporation, which is planning...

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 More affordable housing on the way in Alhambra

Expanding affordable housing options dominates recent city council meetings
Vanessa Wyatt, Community News Editor December 4, 2020

Alhambra is taking action to offer residents more affordable housing. Last month, it approved an agreement with nonprofit housing developers American Family Housing and National Community Renaissance...

Screenshot of housing presentation demonstrating the site plan for the Legacy Apartments.

Some South Gate residents sound the alarm on proposed housing project

Concerns include rental prices and possible contamination
Tahiti Salinas, Community News Reporter November 16, 2020

To build apartments that are higher density than normally allowed, developers in the city of South Gate can agree to provide affordable housing. Gonzales-Goodale Architects and Newport Ventures did...

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