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Arch of wheels

September 19, 2008 Posted by admin

VENTURA – Ventura is putting up a temporary public art piece to bring bicycle safety and awareness. The art piece will be on the beach promenade next to the Crowne Plaza and the Artists’ Union Gallery. It will coincide with Ventura’s ArtWalk and Bike to Work Week. Phil Taggart reporting.

Make A Wish

November 23, 2007 Posted by admin

ANAHEIM – Matt Leinart, Heisman Trophy winner and quarterback for the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals, sponsored the wish of a 13-year-old girl; which was to have her bedroom in the family’s Anaheim, Calif., home redecorated; it was recently finished. Bob Gibson reports.

SideStreetProject

April 6, 2007 Posted by admin

PASADENA – Side Street Projects is an artist-run organization that helps visual artists negotiate the baffling terrain of the contemporary art world. Their mission is to give artists of all ages the ability and the means to support their creative endeavors. Simply put: we help artists, and we do so with a wide array of unusual programs and practical services that help artists roll up their sleeves and do things themselves. This mid-sized nonprofit organization offers a Woodworking Bus program, which travels to schools and teaches kids how to use tools and create unique objects out of wood. For the grown-ups, they provide a host of practical support services designed to meet the needs of working artists, directly serving over 400 adult artists each year. Ben McCain reporting.

Ancient Science

June 26, 2006 Posted by admin

WHITTIER – Southern California University of Health Sciences offers a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM), a science that is gaining widespread popularity for those individuals preferring alternative health care disciplines. We look at the science behind acupuncture and ways it has been shown to relieve pain and illness by applying pinpoint pressure in the right places. Jim Patrick reports.

Hayden’s Wish

June 9, 2006 Posted by admin

ANAHEIM – Hayden Miller was born with fluid on his brain. Mark Pilon with the Make a Wish Foundation will help fullfill a wish for him. Bob Gibson reports.

Notes to Troops

January 16, 2006 Posted by admin

TORRANCE – Towers Elementary (in conjunction with Alta Vista in Redondo Bch) is doing a service learning project by sending letters, and hand drawn pictures to U.S. Troops in the Middle East. The purpose of the project is to encourage students to participate in the global world and learn how simple acts of kindness and care can positively affect someone’s life. It gives them the opportunity to learn about patriotism and appreciate the brave men and women who are in foreign lands without their own families. Jeri Reeder reports.

30 Under 30

August 14, 2005 Posted by admin

INLAND EMPIRE – State Assembly Member Wilmer Amina Carter’s 2nd annual event will honor and highlight the achievements of the 62nd Assembly District’s thirty most successful Latinos and Native Americans under the age of thirty. The purpose of the event is to recognize those individuals that have made an extraordinary contribution to our community through their talent, skill, imagination and achievements. Included are a young Lawyer whose fighting the lawyer stereotype working Pro Bono in his community and a 17 year old girl who is making it her mission to end violence in schools. Noah Park reports.

The Haunt

May 22, 2005 Posted by admin

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM – Knott’s Scary Farm is doing their 36 annual Halloween Haunt. This is one of the longest running annual events of it’s type and is considered the best haunted house in America. Find out what it takes to put on such a spooktacular show. Ben McCain reports.

Enchanted Art

December 29, 2003 Posted by admin

BEVERLY HILLS – For 127 years, Hollygrove has been dedicated to helping at-risk children and families achieve permanency and well-being through mental health and enrichment programs. The organizations Art & Love and the Audrey Hepburn Foundation helped the children of Hollygrove create artwork to be auctioned at Christie’s in Beverly Hills. Sharon Schoenberg reports.

African Lessons

March 16, 2003 Posted by admin

BALDWIN PARK – Students at Creative Planet School of the Arts in Baldwin Park swear up and down that their lives have been changed by their trip to Tanzania. They speak Swahili. And if you ask nicely, they’ll break into a Swahili song, “Mapambano,” with haunting multipart harmonies. Jim Patrick reports.