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SoCalGas apoya a los restaurantes propiedad de latinos durante tiempos difíciles

En junio de 2023, 89 restaurantes independientes, incluidos 38 en Los Ángeles, recibieron $5,000 en subvenciones del Fondo de Resiliencia para el Cuidado de Restaurantes de la California Restaurant Foundation. Las subvenciones, que están parcialmente financiadas por una donación de $1,000,000 de Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), se pueden usar para equipos, mejoras tecnológicas, dificultades […]

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SoCalGas supporting Latino-owned eateries during hard times

In June 2023, 89 independently owned restaurants, including 38 in Los Angeles, received $5,000 in grants from the California Restaurant Foundation’s Restaurants Care Resilience Fund. The grants, which are partially funded by a $1,000,000 donation from the Southern California Gas Company, can be used for equipment, technology upgrades, unforeseen hardships, employee retention bonuses and employee […]

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Mami & Me: Gallbladder removal through Laparoscopic surgery

Last month, I went to Kern Medical Hospital to have my gallbladder removed, as I had been diagnosed with gallstones and was suffering from gallbladder attacks. My anxiety was through the roof that morning. I woke up three times before my alarm. Although I am not a religious person, I have learned that in situations like this, you must have some hope. As a result, I began praying that I would make it out of surgery alive and be reunited with my family afterward. It worked.

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CHARLENE DIMAS-PEINADO, CEO of Wellnest, advocates for mental health

While Mental Health Awareness Month was observed last month in May, the issue is often front-and-center for many Latinos and family members who support them in their mental health journey to recovery. 

Charlene Dimas-Peinado, is the President and CEO of Wellnest, a $32 million nationally recognized trauma informed behavioral health and housing organization in Los Angeles. She is the first Latina President & CEO of Wellnest since its founding in 1924.

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After earning a coveted $50,000 scholarship from Edison International, student aims to change the economy via science

Avalon High School student, Arlene Cazares Garcia, was surprised last month with a $50,000 STEM scholarship from Edison International. Each year, only 30 high school students from Southern California are selected for scholarships by the Edison program. Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison and one of the largest corporate philanthropic companies.

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The Public Health Department helping communities affected by COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) recognizes the vital work of its partner organizations, such as the East LA Women’s Center (ELAWC), which supports Latina women, mothers and girls in underserved and vulnerable communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the ELAWC, people can be seen by a therapist or a case manager so that they can access their needs individually.

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CALÓ on The Street: What does Mother’s Day mean for Latinos?

Dia de las Madres is celebrated on May 10th for those of Mexican, Salvadoran and Guatemalan descent. It is a day when family members celebrate the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, spouses and other influential women in our lives who have made a difference in who we are today. But this Sunday, May 14th, is an international holiday for all mothers in the United States. CALÓ NEWS spoke to mothers about what it means to them to be celebrated on this special day.