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Chew on This Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson Houghton Mifflin: 304 pp., $16 * AT the dawn of the 1960s, our newly elected, youthful president, John F. Kennedy, popularized a nationwide physical fitness program for schoolchildren. Even in those days before computers and video games, he worried that kids were spending too much time watching television, being chauffeured by their parents and just not getting enough exercise.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 2000
Cities and communities across Los Angeles County are hosting marching bands, barbecue fare, fireworks and other Americana in celebration of the Fourth of July. All events listed take place Tuesday unless otherwise noted. Alhambra--Almansor Park, 800 S. Almansor St. A festival with food, games and entertainment, followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. Free. Baldwin Park--Sierra Vista High School, 3600 Frazier Blvd. Music begins at 5 p.m., followed by fireworks. Free.