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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Dear Neighbor, Many local small businesses in our community are feeling an immense amount of strain from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. While our work is far from finished, I want to share several resources available to you through the CARES Act. We can all do our part to keep our vibrant community in business during this difficult time.   Support Your Local Small BusinessesJust because ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, April 09, 2020
RHC_Pantry_1: College managers provide meals to students through a drive-through pantry assembled the week after Río Hondo College’s spring break. The weekly service served more than 350 students in just the first two days of providing drive-through service.WHITTIER – Río Hondo College is serving hundreds of meals through a drive-through food pantry and is providing 400 Chromebooks to assist ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Four Body Language Tips to Improve Virtual Meetings with Danielle Nava Consulting.Listen to the podcast here.
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Rio Hondo College Serves Hundreds at Drive-through Pantry; Provides 400 Chromebooks to Assist Students, Faculty, StaffWHITTIER – Río Hondo College is serving hundreds of meals through a drive-through food pantry and is providing 400 Chromebooks to assist students, faculty and staff during the COVID-19 health crisis that forced a shift to online instruction and remote student services.  The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Hello Friends of HYC,We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy as we continue to follow the Safer at Home Order. The COVID-19 crisis has been a very challenging time for all of us. There are so many changes in all of our daily lives, whether you are working from home while adjusting to homeschooling your children, dealing with an employee lay-off or furlough, or trying to help elderly parents ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
A message from Suddath Relocation Systems... Our team at Suddath® understands that recommending a mover to your clients is currently bigger than just who to trust with their items – it’s about the wellbeing and health of their families and our community as a whole.With the COVID-19 virus causing so much uncertainty in the world right now there is one thing you can be sure of: the health and ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Dear Friends, We hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe.  These past few weeks, have been filled with unprecedented changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and have impacted us all in more ways than we could have ever imagined.  The Whole Child is rigorously following all recommended guidelines to maintain the safety of our clients and staff, while remaining committed ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
The following is a brief update from PIH Health.  As of Monday, April 6, 2020, the following number of patients are in our care.  PIH Health Downey Hospital  24 Confirmed: 13 hospitalized/11 in ICU 4 Suspected: 2 hospitalized/2 in ICU  PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital24 Confirmed:  16 hospitalized/8 in ICU 26 Suspected:  18 hospitalized/8 in ICU  PIH Health Whittier Hospital18 Confirmed:  ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
FROM IRON LUNGS TO MODERN VENTILATORS  -  A Look at the History of Barlow Respiratory Hospital   Clinical healthcare terminology and words like ventilator, respirator, N95, PPE  seem to be at the tip of the tongue of … just about everyone these days. At Barlow Respiratory Hospital the terminology and the commitment to care they represent, is nothing new.  We were founded in Los Angeles in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Dear Whittier  Community, An opportunity has opened up to offer much-needed face masks that our health care providers and essential workers desperately need to continue battling the COVID-19 pandemic. We are ready to take orders and are seeking out hospitals, governments, municipalities, banks, grocery stores, pharmacies, garages, liquor stores, restaurant delivery services, essential business, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), with support of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, announced that the LA County Employer Assistance Grant Fund will be launched on Wed., April 8. The LA County Employer Assistance Grant Fund will provide a total of $500,000 to local businesses. Individual businesses may be awarded ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Dear Whittier Union Community,State education leaders this week emphasized that school districts should continue providing instruction through a strong distance learning program, noting that it is possible that our campuses could be closed for the remainder of the school year.On April 1, Los Angeles Office of Education Superintendent Debra Duardo recommended that school campuses remain physically ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Human Interest
Friday, April 03, 2020
We find value in the COVID-19 Antibody Test and would like to share a recent video from this past Sunday’s broadcast from CBS Sunday Morning Show with Dr. Jon LaPook on the value of antibody tests.  Click Here to View  ARCpoint Labs of Santa Fe Springs is pleased to announce we will begin testing this Friday, April 3, 2020.  We will start providing SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing, which can detect if ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research
Thursday, April 02, 2020
A message from Whittier Hospital Medical Center CEO, Richard Castro, on COVID-19 PreparednessClick the photo to watch the video.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Beverly Hospital’s latest news on the Fight Against COVID-19. We are here to keep our community informed:  COVID-19 TestingWe are closely following the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health guidelines for testing.Testing resources are available for emergency department patients and inpatients who meet the criteria.We are currently unable to test community members but are working to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Shelter's Right Hand 24th Annual 5K Walk to benefit the Women's and Children's Crisis Shelter is being transformed into a Virtual Walk.  The open event will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2020 broadcasting live between the hours of 9-11am.  Instead of gathering in Central Park, Whittier, the walk will be hosted via Facebook and Instagram.  Anyone can participate.  Simply choose your location ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
In L.A. County, thousands of front line medical and emergency service workers are working long hours and risking their lives to make sure we stay healthy and safe. You have seen their pleas and Habitat LA is responding to their needs. Together we can do our part to get them the protective supplies that they need.Habitat LA has an opportunity to secure 10,000 hospital-grade face masks for immediate ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The City of Whittier has passed an urgency ordinance prohibiting evictions, both residential and commercial, on a temporary basis until the spread of the COVID-19 virus is minimized and the emergency restrictions are lifted.This ordinance provides tenants with short-term protection from eviction due to the inability to pay rent due to the loss of wages caused by the effects of COVID-19.This ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political, Economic
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
March 30, 2020  Contact:Los Angeles County Joint Information Center - COVID-19pio@ceooem.lacounty.gov        Medical Sheltering, 211, Incident Report  & Social Media ToolkitThe County of Los Angeles is regularly updating resources on COVID-19 and offers today's update in an effort to keep you and yours informed. Please share the following up-to-date information:  Medical Sheltering ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Testing·         We have COVID-19 tests available at all three hospitals, urgent care centers and primary care offices and are testing those who meet the Los Angeles County Department of Health guidelines.·         More local laboratories are equipped to do run the test leading to faster turnaround times for results.    Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) supplies·         We are stocking up on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Resources Currently AvailableResources that will be Available Once the CARES Act is ImplementedHow Can You Help?How can I report non-essential businesses still operating?  Resources Currently AvailableEconomic Injury Disaster LoansEIDLs are lower interest loans of up to $2 million, with principal and interest deferment available for up to 4 years, that are available to pay for expenses that could ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Remote Workforce Toolkit  With the spread of COVID 19, businesses have been required to make changes to daily operations.  In many cases this has included enabling a remote workforce.  While it sounds great, making that transition may come with several challenges, especially for businesses implementing for the first time.  One of the most important considerations will be the services to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
How Brookdale Is Responding to the COVID‑19 VirusSince the first reports of the Coronavirus (COVID‑19) were diagnosed in the United States in January, we have been working diligently to help ensure that we are prepared. Brookdale’s priorities are the health and well-being of our residents, patients and associates. During this time, we’re committed to providing the same high level ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Jovenes, Inc. seeks several kinds of donations during these times. The following are a list of the help they are looking for: (1) Monetary donations: http://jovenesinc.org/donate/(2) In-Kind donations: toilet paper and perishables (pasta, tomato sauce, tuna cans, canned veggies & fruits, etc.). (3) Hosting a homeless youth for up to 6 months and get $500/month as compensation! Please donate or ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 30, 2020
The Whittier Business Center has 3 office spaces currently available for hourly use. For more information, contact Hector Alvarado at 562 907-4004. Whittier Business Center is located at 12501 Philadelphia St. 
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 30, 2020
Dear Friends of HYC, We hope this message finds you well. During this COVID-19 crisis, HYC is committed to continuing to serve children, youth, individuals, and families in need of mental health and support services. HYC is considered an “essential service” and will be allowed to continue to provide services to clients while the Safer at Home Order is in place. The COVID-19 crisis is significantly ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 30, 2020
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 30, 2020
Categories: Community
Friday, March 27, 2020
Community Leaders,We understand that members of our community are concerned about the risk of exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and as leaders you are faced with many questions regarding how this will impact your communities. PIH Health will share information on a regular basis that you may find helpful in answering questions or in developing plans.We support the national, state and local ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber
Friday, March 27, 2020
We are committed to keeping our service pledge while helping the County’s effort to delay the spread of the virus.  As of March 23, 2020,  we  have temporarily closed 8 out of 11 service sites and shifted 85% of our workforce to work from home, providing virtual services for most of our mental health, parenting and nutrition programs while strengthening our on-site and face-to-face services for ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Economic
Friday, March 27, 2020
Tepeyac & Tequila Sports Bar introduces their mini menu. Current hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Orders are available for take out and delivery through Postmates, Grubhub and Doordash. Visit their website here.
Categories: Community
Friday, March 27, 2020
Keeping our healthcare professionals, patients, families and community safe is critical during these unprecedented times.  We, at Whittier Hospital Medical Center are overwhelmed with gratitude to the Chinese American Federation for their generous donation of personal protective equipment, including 500 N-95 masks, 2000 surgical masks, 130 Goggles and 2000 Gloves.  Their support will help us ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Categories: Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
As a Financial Associate, Joshua can help clients with: Financial Planning Program (Planning for Retirement and/ College)Risk Management (Life , Disability & Long-Term Care Insurance)Wealth Accumulation (IRAs, Mutual Funds, Individual Brokerage Accounts)   During these unique times, in the following 3 areas:  Young professionals (age 21-45).  With market volatility going on, now may be an ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Categories: Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
With many now facing unemployment, My Daily Choice/HempWorx is offering an opportunity to join the company for free, no purchase necessary! This offer is valid until May 1.  As of March 31, they've launched a new rewards program, new flavors and soft gels! Non-CBD products include: nutritional health spraysessential oilshemp seed oil body lotion and hair care CBD products ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
In light of the recent covid-19 outbreak, the Assistance League of Whittier has chosen to close the thrift shop until further notice. This decision has been made with the customers' health and safety in mind. Please contact the Assistance League for more information. 
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Moratorium on Evictions and Deferral of Rent Payments: The ordinance would apply to both commercial and residential tenants who are unable to pay rent during the term of the ordinance due to financial impacts of COVID-19. To be protected from eviction by the ordinance, tenants would need to notify their landlords and provide documentation evidencing their inability to pay all or portion of their ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Political
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary remains deeply committed to the health and well-being of our community, our associates and those who have entrusted us with the eternal care of their loved ones. In this unprecedented time, and in following with Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay at home orders, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our Memorial Park to the public. We welcome more ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, March 23, 2020
A Message From Whittier Art Gallery Dear Gallery Members and Friends of the Gallery, We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, customers, and members very seriously. Like you, we're closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will practice social distancing. We have ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, March 23, 2020
To ensure the safety of their clients, Integrity Tax and Notary Services is now offering contact-less service. Clients can still get the assistance they need through email, phone calls and non-contact paperwork exchanges. For more information, please contact Barbara directly. 
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, March 23, 2020
Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein Inn Offering Take-Out and Delivery of Guests’ Menu Favorites   Clearman’s family of restaurants are offering take-out and delivery of menu items for which the restaurants are best-known: steaks, seafood, burgers, huge baked potatoes, fries, red cabbage salad, green salad and Clearman’s famous Cheese Bread. “Food is comfort and we want to make sure our loyal patrons will ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 23, 2020
While many parents are now working from home, Margo and her team realize this is not a possibility for everyone. Margo's Early Learning Center will re-open March 30 to provide care for essential worker families. This will be for elementary age children and those under 5. A teacher will be available to teach elementary aged children and those under 5 will be cared for in a separate area. Extra ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, March 20, 2020
We are still open during our regular business hours from 6 am to 11 pm Monday through Saturday, albeit with closed dining room and patio seating per the county/state mandate and the implementation of a number of preventative operational modifications to minimize the potential spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Food can be ordered via the following destinations: 1) Drive-Thru & In-Restaurant ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
The DoubleTree Whittier is offering Special Room Rates for our Essential Workers keeping our families safe and fed! &##128105;‍⚕️&##128105;‍&##128658;&##128110;‍♀️&##128105;‍&##127859;&##129465;‍♀️&##129464;‍♀️&##128103; Food & Beverage available for hotel guests with late night & early morning pickup available (pre-order)Please call the hotel directly at 562-945-8511
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed a second death and 40 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The death occurred in an individual in their 30's with underlying health conditions from an unincorporated area outside of Pasadena.  Because there are positive cases across the entire County, the public should not think one ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
Extra pay recognizes worker’s commitment to meeting community needs San Bernardino, California (March 20, 2020) – During these unprecedented times, all members of the Stater Bros. “Family” realize it’s their responsibility to provide essential services to our local communities. To recognize their hard work and commitment, Stater Bros. Markets is proud to announce that beginning Monday, March 23, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
Please see press release here for YMCA updates. 
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Rose Hills has issued the following statement: "We remain deeply committed to the health and well-being of our community, our guests and our associates. Based on guidance from the CDC and the governmental officials regarding public gatherings, Rose Hills is temporarily unable to provide traditional funeral and memorialization gatherings in our chapels and visitation facilities. In the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Red Cross is in desperate need of blood drive locations. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, we have lost over  210 operations and counting. At this point, we have notice that the community is responding to the blood shortage messaging. Our donor centers have been busy, but we do not have enough operations running to fill the hospital needs.   Red Cross has implemented some safety precautions to make ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Dear Whittier Chamber,Concerns related to the COVID-19 have appropriately generated significant public attention and changes in guidelines prescribed by government and health officials. At Credit Union of Southern California (CU SoCal), we continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), government agencies, and local ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
A Message from Picasso Medical Aesthetics & Spa:"After careful consideration of the quickly changing nature of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our Medical Spa starting tomorrow (March 19th), the health and safety of our guests, staff, families and communities is our top priority right now. We will keep you update while we closely monitor this situation. We will ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
During this crisis time, Helpline Youth Counseling can provide emotional support resources to other businesses. As a non profit provider offering safety net counseling and treatment services to low income families impacted by child abuse, mental health challenges, substance use, domestic violence, economic instability, and a lack of stable support systems, we are in need of household supplies, non ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education
Thursday, March 19, 2020
WHITTIER, CA, March 17, 2020 – The YMCA of Greater Whittier is offering free breakfast and lunch to all area children under the age of 18 during school closures due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Meals will be served at both their Uptown Whittier and East Whittier branches. Meals are also available as a “grab-and-go” option.   The Y has been certified as a Federal Food Program provider ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
 Ann Fitzgerald has been principal of La Serna High School since 2002. She will begin her new position as the District’s assistant superintendent of personnel services effective July 1, 2020. Longtime La Serna High School principal and Whittier Union educator Ann Fitzgerald has been appointed to serve as the District’s new assistant superintendent of personnel services effective July 1, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Home heating accounts for the largest natural gas use in most homes; here’s how to keep the thermostat low, while you work or study from home due to Coronavirus concerns   LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2020 – With thousands of its customers working or doing schoolwork from home due to Coronavirus precautions, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today offered tips for staying safe and keeping ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
We Need Your HelpSan Bernardino, California (March 17, 2020) – Stater Bros. Markets has always believed in doing the right thing for the right reason. Please be assured we are committed to keeping all of our stores open as long as each location can provide a safe shopping experience for our employees and customers. Now the Company is asking for help from its local communities. Stater Bros. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
March 16, 2020 In an effort to keep our patients, visitors, staff and community safe, Beverly Hospital has erected triage tents to perform additional screenings for anyone wishing to enter the facility. They will be asked about recent travel, contact with anyone who had recent travel and if they are exhibiting any viral symptoms. If they are found to have symptoms they will be treated ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Papers/Research, Community, Education
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
ARCpoint Clients, Customers and Friends,  Please join us tomorrow March 18, 2020 for free 30-minute webinar at 12:00pm (PST) to discuss the Coronavirus and the facts you need to know to keep yourself and your families safe. You must register below to get access to the webinar.[ https://www.covid19webinar.arcpointlabs.com/ ]   Learn the ins and outs of the coronavirus with topics like: Why ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Fun Facts, Papers/Research
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
If any of the Chamber Members would like advice on implementing remote office, E Forty Two Solutions is  offering consultations. Their business is Digital Transformation and have 12+ years of working remotely. Happy to help!
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Is Your Business Remote Ready?We are being contacted by companies daily during this uncertain time about how they can quickly enable their business and workers to continue operating remotely during the COVID19 crisis. We can help!TelWorx is a premier technology solutions provider specializing in cloud phone systems, Internet, remote access, email hosting and other cloud-based solutions. During ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
"Options for Learning is committed to supporting families and our goal is to provide reliable and safe care for the children in our centers and locations where we operate, such as school districts and city and church facilities. When these entities decide to close, our agency may be required to close those locations as well.  Our programs that remain open will continue to practice strict hygiene ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
March 13, 2020Dear Options for Learning families and providers,"I am reaching out to you with an update on our efforts to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our centers and office locations. While there has been only a few identified cases of the virus in Los Angeles County, none have any known connection to our centers or offices.At Options for Learning, we are committed to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Ooma is here to help all with their communication needs! They are capable of assisting all businesses that will have employees working remote. Let them know if they can help you or anyone during these difficult times. They are and always been here for one reason and that’s to support businesses with their communication challenges! Website ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Michelle De La Vara Photography is rolling out a free service to our high school seniors in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District and the Whittier Union High School District. As you are more than aware, many gatherings have been canceled. Our high school seniors are greatly affected. Many proms have been canceled and whether or not they will be rescheduled is still in question. As a ...read more
Categories: Economic, Papers/Research, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Greenleaf Guardian will still be publishing our newspaper every Friday for the residents of Whittier. I, Julie Ledesma, will also be in the office for any business still needing to advertise their services during this crisis. We can be reached at (562) 249-1206 every day from 9am-5pm. Anyone wanting more information on advertising please email julie@greenleafguardian.com and anyone with any ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Federal health and safety agencies have determined that household and other municipal solid waste do not currently require special handling or separation. No additional disposal containers are necessary.  Republic Services will continue to collect waste from households and businesses in accordance with our existing safety protocols and we are monitoring guidance from the CDC, OSHA, and other ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Bright Plaza Pharmacy and Bright La Mirada Pharmacy will continue to offer delivery services of prescriptions and pharmacy products to our local community patients
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Fun Facts
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
PIH Health has developed an updated visitor policy to ensure visitors who have risk factors for Coronavirus (COVID-19) will be appropriately managed and in certain cases, not be permitted to enter our facilities. Hospital visiting hours are now as follows: 9 am to 9 pm No visitors under 16 permitted 2 visitors per day per patient Critical Care Center visiting hours 8 am to 10 am and 8 pm to 10 pm ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Dear Valued Staples Customer,   I want to reach out with an update on what we’re doing to support you as our global community navigates the personal and business implications of COVID-19. Serving your needs in a safe manner is of the utmost importance to us. Here are three things we are doing to ensure you, your family, and your business have the essentials you need.   We’ve taken proactive ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, March 16, 2020
LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2020 – Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced a suspension of service disconnections to any customers who are having a hard time paying their bill. This policy will remain in effect until further notice. Customers are encouraged to call 1-877-238-0092 to speak with a representative about their bill. SoCalGas customer service is available 24-hours a day, 7 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
ROSEMEAD, Calif., March 13, 2020 — Southern California Edison announced that it is suspending service disconnections for nonpayment and waiving late fees, effective immediately, for residential and business customers impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. “We know this is a difficult time for our communities, and we want SCE’s customers and employees to know we are here for them,” said Pedro ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Chamber members, As more and more businesses are being affected by the Coronavirus due to closures, cancellations, employee schedules and more, we want to make sure that you are informed and have the most up-to-date information and resources to help you navigate through this pandemic. Please read the info below from the County of Los Angeles and continue to the bottom for additional links and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Whittier, Calif. (March 11, 2020) – The Comprehensive Community Cancer Program at PIH Health Whittier Hospital received an Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). This award is grantedto accredited cancer programs that exceed compliance expectations of the CoC standards.  The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons granted its ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
WHITTIER – IRS-certified students from Río Hondo College will provide free basic income tax return preparation for individuals and families who earned $56,000 or less in 2019 as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The program will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays from Jan. 31 through April 10 at the El Monte Educational Center, 3017 Tyler Ave., El Monte. It will be closed ...read more
Categories: Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest