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The Week in Do Gooding LA - Single Mom Foundation, Make-A-Wish, Puppies Behind Bars
Quote of the week:
'Who are YOU?" said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, 'I - I hardly know sir, just at present - at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.' – from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
The Players Toast Awards at the Playboy Mansion. Hosted by Ice-T, this is the 4th annual event that recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions towards making their communities better.
Proceeds from the auction benefit; The Art of Elysium, C.A.R.E., Puppies Behind Bars and the Hollywood Cookbook Project
Saturday, September 9, 8 PM
Contact EMG at 323.658.8531 for more information and to purchase tickets.
Director of Fund Development – Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Los Angeles Unit.
What does that mean?
To manage the Los Angeles Unit’s fund raising efforts and activities by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and providing stewardship to individuals, corporations, foundations, and organizations.
This job is unlisted – to apply email your cover letter and resume here.
LA4real – Indie Rock Fest 2007. Head to the Highlands every Thursday from now until October 11th for a night of music to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. This week features Veruca Salt and LA’s best punk bands.
Where: The Highlands (IAt the top of the Hollywood & Highland structure)
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Urban Alliance for Sustainability - UAS seeks to integrate and inspire the sustainability movement in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. I get their newsletter and while it can be SF-centric, this is just one examples of a newsletter where I can follow how other cities are handling alternate means of transportation and then try to translate how some of those ideas might be viable in Los Angeles.
Christina Fulton is launching a new couture clothing line called Fulcage at the Beverly Center.
Wednesday, September 5, 7-9 PM
Where – Level 7 @ Premier Men clothing store
RSVP to Andrea Nicastro: 310.300.0950 x236
Proceeds go to the Single Mom Foundation for underprivileged women.
Grand Historic Tour of Fashionable Los Angeles
A guided audio-visual presentation and social bus tour of Wilshire Corridor and the Downtown Fashion District to benefit the FGI-LA Foundation Scholarship Program.
Tickets: $45 FGI-LA Members; $65 Non-members; $20 Students
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.