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Hannah Carbunaru 24 visits a fruit stand at the Studio City Farmers Market, masked up in front of a table of mandarins.

Studio City Farmers Market adapts to Omicron

Iona Lee January 25, 2022

As COVID-19 cases rise to almost 2.5 million cases in total due to the surge of the Omicron variant, the Studio City Farmers Market remains open while enforcing community health guidelines. The Farmers...

The new location of Tocaya Organica, a health-oriented Mexican chain restaurant, opened to customers Dec. 7. Dishes include tacos, bowls, quesadillas and burritos.

Restaurants open locations at Sportsmen’s Lodge

Davis Marks December 16, 2021

Restaurants Tocaya Modern Mexican and SUGARFISH opened near campus at The Shops at Sportmen's Lodge complex Dec. 7 and Dec. 9, respectively. To celebrate its opening day, Tocaya Modern Mexican, which...

Local restaurants accommodate to COVID-19

Davis Marks August 27, 2021

As cases of the COVID-19 delta variant increase, restaurants near the school have adjusted protocol for customers. Il Tramezzino owner RickWalken said his restaurant persevered despite the challenges...

Tai becomes first woman of color to serve as top United States Trade Negotiator

Fallon Dern April 19, 2021

Katherine Tai was confirmed as the top United States Trade Negotiator with a 98-0 Senate vote March 17. This decision makes her the first Asian American woman and first woman of color to serve this position. Tai,...

Students wearing masks pose in front of a storefront on Sawtelle Boulevard.

ASiA Club speaks with Sawtelle businesses

Charlie Seymour March 15, 2021

Asian Students in Action (ASiA) club members gathered on Sawtelle Boulevard in Japantown to spread awareness to local community members about the recent increase in Asian-targeted hate crimes. Those who...

Citizens 65 and older in the Los Angeles County district are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 14. However, only 850,000 vaccine doses were delivered, when more than four million are needed.

Limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Los Angeles County negatively impacts seniors

Tanisha Gunby and Natalie Cosgrove February 17, 2021

Citizens 65 and older in the Los Angeles County district are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 14. However, only 850,000 vaccine doses were delivered, when more than four million...

Students organize, participate in community volunteer intitatives

Daphne Davies December 12, 2020

In light of Thanksgiving, the upcoming holiday season and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, students and clubs are making an effort to give back to their communities. Some students are adapting and...

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COVID-19 cases surge in L.A.

Josh Silbermann December 11, 2020

A recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County has led to more restrictions for citizens and local businesses, especially restaurants. The United States leads the world in total cases and deaths,...

Studio City businesses struggle amid pandemic

Liam Razmjoo October 14, 2020

Five months after restaurants reopened for outdoor dining in Los Angeles, the economy is slowly climbing back to where it was before the pandemic. Yet with many shops and offices closed, widespread layoffs...

Smoke produced by several wildfires on the Pacific Coast casts a shadow around the sun in Los Angeles. The fires, most of which started burning in late August, are record-breaking, as they killed over 30 people and burned millions of acres from Oregon to Southern California. Credit: Konnie Duan/Chronicle

Wildfires along the Pacific Coast produce poor air quality, evacuations in Los Angeles

Tessa Augsberger October 14, 2020

Audrey Perkins ’23 watched as a plume of smoke rose out of the Bobcat Fire while at a friend’s house in Pasadena. Before long, a layer of gray smoke blanketed the sky, obscuring the Californian sunshine...

High school volunteers host virtual summer courses for young students

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff and Tanisha Gunby August 29, 2020

In order to break down educational barriers and provide academic support for under-resourced students, some students have expanded their philanthropic organizations.    Founded by Hope Shinderman  ’21...

LA city officials seek to alleviate homelessness

Quincey Dern and Will Sherwood August 28, 2020

Because the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant economic hardship in Los Angeles, the homeless population has increased by 12.7%, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services. City officials and...

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