Month: June 2021

Mental Health Awareness: Resources

For Mental Health Awareness Month in May, we put together some resources and information, with help from UCLA Health.

Virtual calming room helps Inglewood students and families with mental health

With Inglewood students and families in mind, Morningside High School and LACOE teamed up to create a virtual calming room to promote mental wellness.

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ABC series features animals, stunning settings, comedy in ‘When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren’

She’s the narrator of the new ABC fun-filled animal series, “When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren.” Helen Mirren won an Oscar for “The Queen” but is now planted in a much different kingdom.

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East Bay nonprofit help unhoused community find hope and new beginnings

Nonprofit, Homeless Action Coalition, providing homeless with essential goods, resources to help combat homelessness in Martinez

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What is really going on with homeless crime? We crunched the numbers

Six questions that take a closer look at what data says about homeless crime, and what that means for the homeless crisis response in Los Angeles.

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Vernon-based Tapatio remains a family-run business as it marks 50th anniversary

Decades after being founded in Maywood, the company that produces the popular hot-sauce Tapatio remains a family-run business as it celebrates its 50-year anniversary.

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Vitiligo: 7-year-old Whittier girl helps raise awareness of rare skin condition

Helping to break those stereotypes is Valentina Perez, a 7-year-old Whittier resident. Vitiligo is a skin condition that affects about 1% of the world’s population and is often misunderstood.

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Watch the new trailer for Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’

In the film, Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization

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After conservatorship hearing, Britney Spears apologizes to fans for ‘pretending’ to be OK

In a revealing Instagram post, Britney Spears apologized to fans “for pretending like I’ve been ok the past two years.”

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$3.5 million worth of drugs seized by Huntington Beach police in drug bust; 2 arrested

Huntington Beach police arrested two men and seized about $3.5 million worth of drugs during an investigation involving a large drug-trafficking organization based out of Mexico, authorities said.

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Santa Ana in need of school bus drivers as students prepare for return to in-person learning

With Santa Ana Unified School District students returning to classrooms, school bus drivers are in great demand.

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LA County reports highest daily number of new COVID-19 cases since mid-May

L.A. County reported its highest daily number of new COVID-19 infections since mid-May, but the public health director said she is not immediately concerned about a virus surge.

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Student-run mobile bakery truck nourishes South LA community through food, books

community to enjoy, while also teaching elementary and high school students how to become future business owners. The bakery on wheels is rolling out delicious baked goods for the South L.A.

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LAX: Driver in custody after smashing through fence, leading airport police on chase along taxiway

A driver was taken into custody after smashing through a fence at Los Angeles International Airport and leading police on a brief chase along a taxiway, authorities said.

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Former ‘SNL’ cast member Laraine Newman testifies in Robert Durst murder trial

The murder trial of Robert Durst continued with testimony from former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Laraine Newman.

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Critical race theory: What is it, and why are Republicans upset?

Even those who condemn or seek to ban critical race theory in schools often struggle to define what critical race theory is.

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L.A. clothing designer creates sustainable underwear brand that supports local business

Black gay designer Jermelle F Pitts started Greatwood Underwear to create a sustainable product made entirely in downtown Los Angeles.

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Will.i.am partners up with LAUSD to add 400+ robotics clubs in underserved communities

Unified that will more than 400 robotics clubs in underserved communities. Rapper Will.i.am announced a new partnership with L.A.

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SoCal man uses engineering skills to transform his condo into woodshop during pandemic

The pandemic has forced many people to turn their homes into better work spaces. A Thousand Oaks man has taken that to the next level, creating a whole woodworking shop in his condo.

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Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in New York state

The ruling, signed Thursday, will prevent Giuliani from representing clients as a lawyer.

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