Annenberg School of Nursing graduates second class from a unique program

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BRIGHT LIGHTS -- Their future bright with opportunities, graduates of the Jewish Home’s Annenberg School of Nursing Class of 2009 at ceremony at Home’s Reseda campus (left to right Janice Trebago, Connie Brooker and Norma De Cid) light candles in memory of the Lady with the Lamp, Florence Nightingale, mother of modern nursing.

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF While the healthcare industry bemoans a severe nursing shortage and sociologists warn of a growing health crisis amidst an aging population, the Los Angeles Jewish Home has continued to meet that challenge with its second … [Read more...]

Local student raises $7000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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Riley Ceder, 17, a Toluca Lake resident and a senior theater student at Los Angeles County School for the Performing Arts, presented a check for $7000 to  Susan G. Komen for the Cure on October 14.  Ceder raised the money by initiating, producing and starring in a production of Woody Allen's "The Floating Lightbulb" over one weekend last month at The Complex Theatre in Hollywood. He recruited fellow thespians for this student run production. Ceder said he chose Komen because there is breast cancer in his family and he wanted to do something to contribute to the cause. Pictured above with Ceder (l-r) is Maritza Collins (Project Manager for Susan G. Komen) and Deb Weintraub  (Director of Missions for Susan G. Komen).

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Nearly 80,000 flock to 19th Annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair

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Painting and spin art at the Art Rebel booth.

PHOTOS AND TEXT BY KAREN YOUNG Nearly 80,000 people filled Ventura Blvd. between Van Nuys Blvd. and Kester Avenue yesterday, October 18, for the 19th Annual Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce Street Fair sponsored by Sherman Oaks Hospital and the … [Read more...]

Iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center is back in business

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The Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center is officially back in business today after a ten-month renovation. The new facility, owned by Weintraub Financial Services, is a vision of sleek modern white mixed with neutrals that still retains its historic … [Read more...]

Studio City Residents Association hosts first debate of CD 2 runoff election

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN The two runoff candidates vying to represent L.A.'s Second Council District participated in their first debate Tuesday, October 13,  since beating-out eight other candidates in the Sept. 22 special election. Former Paramount … [Read more...]

Community beautification day in Sherman Oaks

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BY LESLIE ELKAN Volunteers from schools and businesses in Sherman Oaks and neighboring areas converged on Ventura Boulevard at Ventura Canyon last Saturday, October 10, and fanned out to embark on an ambitious cleanup of the Boulevard. The … [Read more...]

A Taste of Encino in photos

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Students from the CSUN ethnicmusicology program brought instruments for an "Instrument Petting Zoo."

PHOTOS BY KAREN YOUNG The 22nd Annual Taste of Encino, presented by the Encino Chamber of Commerce and KSA Management,  was held Sunday, October 11 on Ventura Blvd. between Balboa and Amestoy. Thousands of revelers came out to enjoy a day of … [Read more...]

Spectacular Supercars on display at the Americana this Sunday

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF The most spectacular Supercars in the world will be on display in the Caruso Concours d’Elegance at The Americana at Brand this Sunday, October 11, presented by the Petersen Automotive Museum.  The event is free and open … [Read more...]

Free Event! Local radio and TV reporters talk about what it’s like being on the front lines of a fire

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF In light of the recent fires in Southern California, have you ever wondered what it would be like to do your job from the front lines of a raging fire? What challenges would you face? What risks are involved? The Southern … [Read more...]

Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley Expands After-School Programming to Two New Sites

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley has opened two new sites this school year, expanding its after-school programming to seven campuses, according to Board Chairman Gary Thomas. The new sites are Topeka Elementary … [Read more...]