Parades and fireworks are cancelled and beaches are closed this July 4. COVID-19 restrictions and closures went into effect this week as cases and hospitalizations spiked.
AUSD continues to wait on the county's COVID-19 guidelines, but is still putting two methods of instruction on the table: hybrid in-person/online or entirely online. Parents need to pick one.
AUSD Board of Education heard updated plans for reopening schools in the fall, budgetary shortfalls and how the next three school years might be affected. Parents are going to be asked to choose between two instructional methods.
Mahan Indian Restaurant on Main Street is adapting to life during a pandemic. Their business has decreased, but owner Anil Sharma is working hard to maintain employee hours and safety regulations. Mahan is open for modified in-person dining.
As high-risk businesses open, health officials remind those residents resistant to face coverings: “It’s not about you.”
The county will announce an amendment to the Health Officer Order on Thursday, and more businesses can begin opening Friday.
County health officials have applied for a federal grant to help ease health inequities in neighborhoods of color. Ferrer thanks "everyone on the front lines to end racism and oppression."
Curfew for L.A. County cities, including Alhambra, extended into Monday night. In Alhambra, Mayor Maza draws new list of names for federal COVID-19 housing aid.
The L.A. County Department of Public Health is giving the green light to modified dine-in experiences and haircuts after being granted a variance in state guidelines. The county will begin moving toward a "sustainable" emergency response, said the Department of Health Services director.
Overall decline in deaths, hospitalizations led County officials to reduce restrictions. Tests continue to be available and Alhambra's independent site will be operating through Friday.