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Cal State L.A. science students Emily Aguirre, Hugo Avila, and Angela Madira were selected to conduct research at three prestigious universities under the Amgen Scholars Program.
The 10-week program allowed Aguirre, an Echo Park resident, along with Hugo Avila and Angela Madira to participate in cutting-edge research at UCLA, Stanford University and Harvard University, respectively, under the Amgen Foundation program.
The three are among 340 students selected into the program…Continue
Added by CalStateLA on August 24, 2015 at 5:16pm — No Comments
Jason May and Melanie Webber, two local triathletes, have excelled in competition and both started out in the pool. One has reached the elite level and the other is a novice swimmer, but they both enjoy the sport and the time they spend swimming laps.
Triathlon season is approaching! And they’re gearing up…Continue
Added by Anne Artley on June 29, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine…Continue
Added by Anne Artley on May 8, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
To find out where you vote, click here -https://www.lavote.net/locator/ - and put in your address.
If you want your elected representative to care about your concerns and the issues in your community, you need to vote.
Five percent of eligible voters decide the election and the areas they represent get more attention. Your vote helps those who are working to improve the community because it shows the people…Continue
Added by Echo Park Online on March 3, 2015 at 8:21am — No Comments
Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a passion that boosted their health.
State University of New York says swimmers have lower heart rates compared to those of non-swimmers. Swimming was also found to be a viable workout for people in cardiac…Continue
Added by Anne Artley on February 6, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A new venue for local artist to show their wares is premiering on Friday, January 30th at the MCAU Gallery, 220 Glendale Blvd from 6pm to 9pm. Besides the works of up and coming local artists (painters, ceramicists, jewelers, clothiers) there will be live music and food. This will be an on-going event, to give the public a chance to meet local artist and buy their works, as well as an opportunity to build community. For more details, and for artists interested in…Continue
Added by Peter W. on January 20, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Nineteen seconds. For most of us, that’s not a lot of time to accomplish much, maybe fill up a glass of water, walk up the stairs, or get a leash for the dog.
But for aspiring Olympian Derek Toomey, that’s enough time to swim two laps of the…Continue
Added by Anne Artley on January 14, 2015 at 4:18pm — No Comments
How Chlorine Damages Your Hair
Caring for your hair means knowing how different chemicals, products, and environment factors affect it. In the summertime, and in some climates all year, one of the most common hair damaging chemicals we come in contact with is chlorine. If you spend a lot of time at the pool, you’re surely no stranger to the havoc chlorine wreaks on your hair.
Understanding how chlorine does its dirty work on your tresses is the…Continue
Added by Rock Paper Salon on September 30, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Added by Eddie North-Hager on July 22, 2014 at 11:23pm — No Comments
Added by Pasadena Music Scene on June 3, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 Sunset…
Added by Landscape Architecture Survey on February 28, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments
What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.
Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community.…Continue
On January 19th, 2014, Martin Luther King smiled upon the step that 8 individuals took in attempt to fulfill his dream. Pasadena artist Bing Bing led 7 people on a 21-mile trek through some of the nation's…Continue
Added by Pasadena Music Scene on January 24, 2014 at 2:13am — No Comments
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26th Annual Aids Posada is December 6, 2013 @ 6:30pm. Community candlelight procession starting at the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic (3324 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A., Calif. 90026)& walking east on Sunset to the Echo Park Methodist Church, headed by mariachis, community members, business owners, & residents sharing their personal…Continue
Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 3, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments
Added by L.A. SALT on October 20, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments
Greg Randall of Animal Services who will be discussing animal welfare issues in Echo Park, focusing on coyotes and skunks in the neighborhood, for the the monthly town hall organized by the Echo Park Improvement Association.
"You may have read about the skunks plaguing…Continue
Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 3, 2013 at 10:26pm — No Comments
Terance McCarthy from DWP will speak to the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park (CCSEP) regarding the changes DWP has made to the recycled water project for Elysian Park.
CCSEP meetings are the first Wednesday of every month from 7to 9 pm at Williams Hall in Barlow Hospital; 2000 Stadium Way. For more information: (213) 290-0065 or…
Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 3, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments