Fires, increased Covid-19 infections, homeless crisis… We only read negative news; it is good that at least at the end of the month, we can read some of the positive things experienced in California.
New Model for the Study of Alzheimer's
The R&D group of Dr. Frank LaFerla, from The University of California, has developed a new model that could reproduce the cellular and molecular mechanisms of sporadic Alzheimer's. An investigation of more than eight years of work, in which David Baglietto Vargas from the Department of Cell Biology, Genetics and Physiology of the University of Malaga (UMA) has participated.
Until now, no scientific team had developed any model capable of better understanding the progression of these cases of the disease._ 20 minutes.
Sports and Athletics
California Athletes at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Of the 36 different Olympic teams in the United States, California has 27 contributing 121 athletes. The golden state is the one that most nurtures American diligence.
The United States sent the second-largest Olympic delegation in its history after the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Of the 613 representatives, California is the one that contributes the most athletes to its country._ La Noticia.
Julio Urías Reaches 11 Wins in the 2021 MLB Season
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías scored his 11th win in the 2021 MLB season. In the fourth and final game of the series between the reigning World Series champions and the Marlins, the Mexican pitcher regained the lead in the wins department after a great start against Miami's ninth. Los Angeles' ninth won a 6-1 win over the Miami Marlins._ Con Las Bases Llenas.
Stimulus Check for Californians
More Californians may require another $600 or $1,100 incentive check in a second phase. This second version of the program will make resources available to low- and middle-income Californians as the state's economy continues to recover from the impacts of the closures and restraints lifted on June 15. The first phase of the state stimulus raised $600 or $1,200 available to eligible residents.
This Newsom-approved package will help bridge the gap for California families still struggling to recover. These resources are only available to eligible state residents. Two-thirds of Californians are expected to meet the requirements._Los Angeles Time.
EDD Awards $900,000 to Help Laid-Off Workers in Silicon Valley Find New Jobs
The Employment Development Department (EDD) awards $900,000 to the North Valley Job Training Consortium (NOVA) to provide re-employment and training services to 200 laid-off workers affected by the Pandemic's economic repercussions in San Mateo, Santa Clara Counties.
The services funded by this grant will help low-wage workers in some of the hardest-hit industries, such as recreation, hospitality, and retail. Some businesses required to lay off staff include Sky Chefs at SFO; All About Parking, Flying Food Group SFO, HMS Host SFO, Marriott SFO, Analog Devices, Genentech, and Walmart. _ EDD.
Free Immigrant Counseling in North Hills
Almost a dozen lawyers will provide free advice at the resource fair to be held on Saturday, July 31, in the city of North Hills of the San Fernando Valley. Different community organizations will also participate that will provide information services for people who attend the event.
The organizers expect seven immigration attorneys, one for workers' compensation and one for special education, who will serve users through appointments between the hours of 10 a.m. at 1 p.m. At the same time, people who do not have their space reserved will pass between 1 and 2 p.m._ Los Angeles Time.
EDD Strengthens the Shared Work Program to Help Businesses Retain and Reintegrate Skilled Workers
The Employment Development Department (EDD) announced steps to strengthen the state's Job Sharing program, which helps employers reinstate laid-off or temporarily suspended employees back to work on subsidized pay. "The Shared Work program subsidizes wages for workers who remain on employers' payrolls, as an alternative to being fired," said Rita Saenz, Director of the Employment Development Department._EDD
Free Financial Resources in Los Angeles County
To combat the financial woes that the COVID-19 Pandemic has caused for many Los Angeles County residents, The County Department of Consumer and Business Services (CFE) launches Avanza LA, a financial resources campaign to guide people in need help you reach their financial goals.
Through Avanza LA, residents can connect to free financial resources that can help them recover, whether it's rental or food assistance, financial counseling, or help finding a job._ Los Angeles Time.
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