In recognition of National Kindness Week, which runs from Feb. 13-19, the City of Beverly Hills' Human Relations Commission has announced a host of inspirational virtual and in-person outdoor activities all week long.
Polymerase chain reaction is a laboratory procedure that amplifies genetic signals in a sample to determine whether someone has COVID-19. The tests are better at catching asymptomatic cases or confirming positive results from an antigen test.
Applications for grants are reviewed by the city's Human Services Division, the Charitable Solicitations Commission and the Human Relations Commission. The application then goes to Beverly Hills City Council where final funding allocations are voted into action.
"As we approach the new year, with the staggering reality that over 27,000 LA County residents have lost their lives to COVID-19, we extend our thoughts and prayers to those who have lost their loved ones," Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer said in
Albert Einstein said, "In the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity." Instead of focusing on what I want to change next year, I decided to reflect on what I accomplished last year as a way to lift my own mood and spark hope for