The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

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Making the best of downtime during the pandemic

Nick Juarez, Social Media Editor April 18, 2022

For many, less time working or commuting during the pandemic allowed for more time to cook, exercise or enjoy family. La Puente resident Franco Fallone used the time to shape his future. "I went...

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La Puente’s homeless population rose six-fold in just three years

Nicholas Juarez, Community News Reporter December 21, 2021

La Puente resident Maria Soto knows the fear and anxiety felt by the growing number of folks in the city who don’t have a bed to sleep in every night. That’s because she was in a similar position...

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Catalytic converter thefts in La Puente and neighboring areas concern residents

Nicholas Juarez, Community News Reporter November 4, 2021

Perhaps fueled by job losses during the pandemic, La Puente residents report an uptick in mentions of thefts of catalytic converters on social media networks such as NextDoor and Facebook. Catalytic...

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Back to school fraught with questions and worry for some La Puente parents

Nicholas Juarez, Community News Reporter October 25, 2021

With her daughter back at school in person this fall, La Puente resident Christine Frontanez got the call that no parent wants to get.   Her daughter had been exposed to someone who tested positive...

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