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Talon Marks is dedicated to keeping the community informed and updated. Weekly updates will be available starting April 20, 2020.

COVID-19 community updates for the week of April 20

April 19, 2020

Your continued guide to policies and changes to the cities of Bellflower, Lakewood, Cerritos, Norwalk, Paramount and Downey.

Airmen with the 186th Air Refueling Wing administer COVID-19 tests at the Bonita Lakes mobile COVID-19 testing facility on April 1, 2020. Photo credit: Tech. Sgt. Adam Vance

New COVID-19 testing site opens in Bellflower

April 18, 2020

Residents of LA county are now able to obtain a free COVID-19 test at one of 27 locations.

Local City Councils have issued updates in regards to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Updates range from food banks to street sweeping, and were last updated on April 12, 2020. Photo credit: U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario

Everything local communities must know in regard to COVID-19

April 12, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, and each city implementing different policies and closures, it may be tough to know...

A couple of students stopped by the game truck to play a bit of smash bros with each other. Everyone was having a blast with how chaotic the game was on March 11, 2020. Photo credit: Oscar Torres

The Super Smash Bros: A big but fun community.

April 9, 2020

From the Nintendo 64 to the Nintendo Switch and onward, people have been spending their time on Super Smash Bros, making long-lasting...

Fire chief of Downey saying a few words to Andrew Martifian. He congratulates him for his work.

Downey awards local officer for ‘bravery’

March 7, 2020

The second Downey City Hall meeting of February consisted of the council members discussing and awarding a Downey Police Officer...

Opportunity through Adult Education

Lorena Ortiz Preparatory math instructor works with freshmen Malia Mann psychology major works on her math skills. In the Multi Purpose building on March 3, 2020

Derrick Coleman, Multimedia editor

March 6, 2020

The Cerritos College Adult Education program offers a wide variety of courses such as writing and math, at no tuition cost to...

A crowd of nearly 5000 people waits in a line early in the morning at Valley View High School, eager to get into the rally and show their support for Bernie Sanders. The rally was held on Feb. 21, 2020. Photo credit: Jess Paxton

“Tio Bernie” thrills Santa Ana

February 26, 2020

Introduced by Orange County Democratic Party chair Ida Presenio, Vermont’s Junior Senator Bernie Sanders climbed onto the stage...

Jordan Berez, Montana Sepp, Susy Reyes, Kaitlyn Mcloughlin and Juan Galvez chose to devote their time to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank at Cerritos College on Feb. 19.

These five spent the duration of the two-hour event distributing food to those in need as well as getting to know students and local residents of both the college as well as Norwalk and Cerritos. Photo credit: Edgar Mendoza

Past the cash register and into the community

February 19, 2020

The retail environment can be stressful, hectic and often times draining. Many people would choose to clock out and head home,...

City Council Members giving out plaques for the Hometown Heroes that were in the Room. They considered Kevin Gano as one of their Hometown heroes.

Norwalk honors one of its heroes

February 13, 2020

Norwalk held their second city hall meeting on Feb. 4 where they gave a speech and a few words about Kevin Gano, a former Deputy...

Hip Hop dancer Auti Angel dances with her crew during the Festival of Human Abilities. on Saturday, January 25. Photo credit: Derrick Coleman

Festival of Human Abilities celebrates people with disabilities

February 11, 2020

Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific celebrated their 17th annual Festival of Human Abilities with events such as adaptive scuba...

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