Be a Volunteer for Seniors

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is recruiting.

Do you like helping people? Do you want to give back to your community, but don’t know how? Do you think that you don’t have enough time to give?

If you can spare 2-3 hours a month, you can help a homebound senior stay independent and out of a nursing home by:

  • Driving them to medical appointments
  • Shopping for their groceries
  • Running errands
  • Friendly visiting

Call Norma Villalobos, MSW at (818) 847-3846 or email norma.villalobos@providence.org.

Flag Football Leagues

Register now for 5-man all-passing flag football leagues in Van Nuys andSouth Pasadena (also Norwalk and Santa Fe Springs). Evening and weekend leagues begin this month! Inter-league playoffs with neighboring counties. Call toll free to (877) 846-3178 or visit TopGunFlagFootball.com. Must be 18+ to play. Referees needed.


Representative Hahn Honors LaBonge in Congress

On Thursday, Sept. 13, Representative Janice Hahn honored Councilmember Tom LaBonge in the Congressional Record of the 112th Congress. In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Representative Hahn said: “Whether tackling issues that impact his constituents or coaching cops on the gridiron, Tom’s life has been devoted to service. It is truly a privilege to be his friend.”

Attend the Sister Cities of Los Angeles Annual Gala

Councilmember Tom LaBonge invites you to the Annual Gala Celebration for the Sister Cities ofLos Angelesprogram. There will be live music and dance from around the world, food and cocktails, and prize drawings.

Gilmore Adobe at Farmers’ Market

Third andFairfax

Thursday, Sept. 27, 5:30–10 p.m.

For more information, please email kamilla.blanche@sistercitiesofla.com.

Carmageddon Scheduled

A weekend-long closure of the 405 will begin Sept. 29. Please mark the date on your calendars and plan accordingly.

Neutra Run/Walk for Health

Come to the Neutra 2nd Run/Walk for Health.


Sunday, Oct. 7, 7 a.m.

For information, visit neutra.org.


Los Angeles Certificate of Commendation

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, Janet Stokes, Chief Executive Officer of the Film Advisory Board, appeared before members of the Los Angeles City Council to receive the Los Angeles Certificate of Commendation. This great honor was presented to Ms. Stokes by Councilwoman Jan Perry and the Ninth Council District for her valuable service dedicated to continuing its mission, set forth by its founder, Elayne Blythe, in 1975, that recognizes and promotes quality family and children’s entertainment, educational material, and other products with the Award of Excellence tribute.

In Councilwoman Jan Perry’s announcement she applauded the timeless effort the Film Advisory Board spends promoting honest and fair ratings with the FAB Rating System.

The Film Advisory Board has been commended, by independent producers, for introducing the first rating system that added descriptive content, with each rating category letter.

Notable, in its dedication promoting family quality products, the Film Advisory Board honors remarkable people in entertainment, educators, authors, philanthropists, those who perform humanitarian and animal good works, and meaningful products that add to the enrichment and enjoyment families appreciate.

LaBonge Stands with Mayor on Pension Reform

Councilmember Tom LaBonge appeared with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as well as Councilmembers Joe Buscaino, Mitchell Englander, Dennis Zine, and Council President Herb Wesson on Wednesday as a new plan for pension reform was announced. The plan, which changes retirement compensation for future city employees, will come before City Council in the coming months. According to calculations, this reform would save the City ofLos Angeles$3.9 billion over 30 years. “This is forLos Angeles,” Councilmember LaBonge said. “It means protecting the foundation of the greatest city ever told and preventing a collapse for future generations.”

Shuttle Soars Over City of Los Angeles

Space Shuttle Endeavour visited the airspace over the City ofLos Angelesthis morning, with Angelenos stepping out of work and school to take in the festivities. Griffith Observatory was crowded with onlookers, aided in part by a shuttle service provided by Councilmember Tom LaBonge. Thanks goes out to all Angelenos who cooperated in making this day an exceptional one for the City ofLos Angeles.

LaBonge Honored at Jack Webb Awards

Councilmember Tom LaBonge was honored at the Los AngelesPoliceMuseumthis past weekend at the Jack Webb Awards. Jack Webb famously acted in Dragnet and produced Adam-12, both of which featured stories of the Los Angeles Police Department. Also honored with Councilmember LaBonge were Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck as well as two Beverly Hills Police Reserve Officers Don Hecht and Michael Schwab.

LaBonge Hike Celebrates Summer, Olympic Games

A group of constituents and nature lovers accompanied Councilmember Tom LaBonge to the top ofMountHollywoodon Thursday night, in celebration of the coming autumnal equinox and the end of summer. Also honored were the Southern Californian Olympians who represented theUnited States of Americain the 2012 Summer Olympic Games inLondon. Together, the group watched the sun set over theLos AngelesBasin.


Yom Kippur Day Services            

Advanced reservations are appreciated. Please consider one of the following donations: suggested donation for High Holiday services $180 Adult, $90 Child. Co-Sponsor the Break Fast for $180.

Yom Kippur Day

Chabad ofTolucaLakeJewish Center

10660 Riverside Dr., Ste. F

Wednesday, Sept. 26


Morning Service, 9:30 a.m.

Children’s Program,     10:30 a.m.

Primary Morning, 11 a.m.

Yizkor Memorial Service, 11:30 a.m.

Conclusion of Morning Service, 1:30 p.m.

Mincha Afternoon Service, 5 p.m.

Neilah Closing Service-Primary Afternoon Services, 5:30 p.m.

Shofar Blast and Breakfast,    7:21 p.m.

To make an advanced reservation visit chabadoftolucalakecom.clhosting.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/1283546/jewish/High-Holidays-Reservation-Form/lang/en.

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