Articles by Joe Cina


GLENDORA STUDENT WINS THE $3,000 ROTARY FOUR-WAY SPEECH PRIZE!

Each year the Rotary District 5300 sponsors its Four-Way Speech Contest, where high school students from Nevada and this part of Southern California compete for the chance to win cash prizes. This year, Glendora High School Junior, Grace Liang, took first place at the club, area, region, and district levels. Along the way, she earned $3,425 in prize money!


Glendora Rotary’s Field of Heroes

Please join Glendora Rotary as we honor our Heroes and support our Community. You may honor your Hero at fieldofheroes.net by sponsoring a flag in our Field of Heroes.


CHARTER OAK UNIFIED STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL

Charter Oak Unified School District has accomplished so much since March 13, 2020! Connections were made virtually by students, staff, parents, and community members in ways that did not seem possible. Thanks to the leadership and collaboration of the Board of Education, Charter Oak Educators Association (COEA), California School Employees Association (CSEA), District personnel, and community members, the District is excited to announce dates for the return of students to in-person hybrid learning!



GUSD Reopening Confirmation

LA County Department of Public Health and Dr. Duardo, County Superintendent of Schools, that the county COVID-19 numbers had significantly decreased and that we had been under 25 cases per 100,000 for over 5 consecutive days. This afternoon, the adjusted case rate for L.A. county was posted at 20.0.




Local Medical Clinics Mark Change of Name to Optum; Announce Food Donation Program to Help People in Need During Covid-19

Local physicians, clinicians and team members at the 552 W. Foothill Blvd medical clinic in Glendora recently marked the change of its name from HealthCare Partners to Optum with a ribbon-cutting event. The clinic recently had new signage installed on the outside of its building and renovated its patient areas inside. It’s been located in the neighborhood for many years and is one of 75 former HealthCare Partners clinics in the Los Angeles region that has changed its name to Optum.