Susan Hirasuna

Susan Hirasuna

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Susan Hirasuna is a proud hometown girl. She was born in Encino, raised in Simi Valley and graduated from the University of Southern California. For more than two decades, she anchored the weekend news and reported for Fox 11. Susan’s work has been recognized by the Los Angeles Emmy awards, the Golden Mikes and New England Emmy awards. In 2012, she traveled to Japan on a fellowship to report on recovery and rebuilding efforts, a year after the great quake and tsunami. As an anchor, she’s handled extended coverage of the Route 91 shooting in Las Vegas, the death of Princess Diana and too many wildfires and police pursuits to count. Susan is a longtime member of the Asian American Journalists Association and served on the LA board for years. Currently, she is still active with the chapter as an advisory board member.

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Teacher's union calls on LAUSD to keep students learning at home this fall

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) hasn't announced how or if schools will reopen in August. But on Friday, the teachers' union, UTLA, called on the district to keep students learning at home. Members are not convinced that the district could do all that is needed to keep students and faculty safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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New cafe opens doors for the first time since pandemic

The LA County Public Health Department visited 2,000 restaurants last weekend and found that half were not following safety guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Barbara Ferrer acknowledged that there’s a lot of confusion and she said her team would revisit those eateries to educate them on how to serve people while in compliance.

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End of quarantine leads to new housing crisis

The number of unemployment claims is one sign of the impending housing crisis. Experts warn it's just a matter of time before residents find themselves either deep in debt or worse, facing evictions.