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New coronavirus testing center opens in East L.A.

LOS ANGELES — New testing centers opened at East Los Angeles College and at the Charles Drew University medical campus in Willowbrook April 8 has the county continued to get a handle on the coronavirus crisis.  The county now has more than 20 testing centers across the region. Those centers and others operated by individual Read More…

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Blacks have higher local death rate from coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus death toll continued to mount in Los Angeles County, with 22 more fatalities confirmed April 7 and health officials reporting that an initial look at race data points toward black residents having a slightly higher death rate from the virus than other ethnic groups. The 22 new fatalities increased the Read More…

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Girls seek opportunities at empowerment conference

By Vicky Nguyen Contributing Writer MONTEREY PARK — At 13, Genesis Holmes isn’t sure what she wants to be when she grows up. She wants to become a singer, a brain surgeon or work in sports medicine. Holmes was one of an estimated 400 girls ages 11-18 who attended the “I Matter” Girl Empowerment Conference Read More…