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New VA Electronic Health Record System
By Vantage Point Contributor
In a landmark event for veteran health care, VA began using its new electronic health record (EHR) system at select facilities in the Pacific Northwest and Las Vegas on Oct. 24. This modern EHR helps improve the health care experience for veterans by connecting VA medical centers […]

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Looks Ahead to Another Year of Joy

We are nearing the close of what has surely been a historically difficult year, between the many surges of COVID-19 and political tension at home and abroad. It is only natural to feel weighed down by these difficulties and to want to look ahead to next year with some degree of hope.
The doctors and staff […]

IN Brief

Closed for Holiday
The offices of CV Weekly will be closed for the holiday on Thursday – Thanksgiving – and Friday.
We wish our readers a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.
LCFCC Hosts Ceramics Sale
The 2020 CCLCF Holiday Ceramic Sale takes place on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside in the parking lot of the […]

Male Arrested with Loaded Stolen Firearm and False Personation of Another

On Saturday, Nov. 21 at approximately 2:40 a.m., a patrol officer contacted a male, later identified as 34-year-old Raymone Tillman of Texas, seated in the driver seat of a vehicle parked in a motel lot on the 2900 block of Colorado Boulevard. Upon contacting Tillman, the officer could smell the strong odor of marijuana coming […]

Open for Business and Ready to Help

Open for Business and Ready to Help

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By Mary O’KEEFE
The recent surge in positive COVID-19 cases has once again put those on the front lines of the pandemic preparing for more hospital admission cases.
Director of the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Emergency Services David Tashman, MD, has seen more patients testing positive for COVID-19 coming into the hospital.
“It is [about] 10 times what […]

News from Washington » Rep Adam SCHIFF

The Path Forward for Fighting COVID-19 and Healing Our Nation
Under unprecedented circumstances, and amid the worst pandemic in a century, Americans voted in record numbers and delivered a clear result: On Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States.
Once President-elect Biden takes office, he will immediately be forced to […]

Tradition Kept Alive Helps Those In Need

Tradition Kept Alive Helps Those In Need

By Mary O’KEEFE
During the pandemic, some traditions are being adjusted while others are completely canceled due to COVID-19. However, the one constant that remains is providing food for those in need. To help meet that need Boy Scouts of America has kept their Scouting For Food tradition alive and this year has received many more […]

Weather in the Foothils

“We have thousands of opportunities every day to be grateful: for having good weather … to be healthy, to have enough to eat. … There’s opportunity upon opportunity to be grateful; that’s what life is.”
~ David Steindl-Rast
Thanksgiving Day 2020 – a time when dinner conversation may drift from gratefulness to politics, pandemics and PPE. Casual […]

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY CELEBRATED AT FLINTRIDGE BOOKSTORE
On Saturday, Nov. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Flintridge Bookstore celebrates Small Business Saturday with guest authors and artists and other activities for all ages. Small Business Saturday is a nationwide event started in 2010, dedicated to showing support for indie businesses and recognizing their contributions to […]