November 24, 1998
The Automobile Club of Southern California needs more than 1,500 volunteers to help decorate its Family Vacation float for the Tournament of Roses parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena. The Auto Club will use its float to help raise money for local children suffering from life-threatening illnesses. Those donating $1 or more to one of the Auto Club's 69 district offices may sign "Miracle Balloon" cards that will be placed inside the float. Information: (714) 424-8181.
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December 4, 2008 |
Roll call came and the teacher didn't have to say Nathan Martinez's name twice to get him up off the carpet and at the dining table, ready for a special Thanksgiving feast. The 23-month-old, 2 feet tall and in tiny jeans and a striped shirt, toddled over to join others for a reward of turkey slices, cranberry sauce and rolls. It was an afternoon of giving thanks after a long morning of learning.
November 25, 1992 |
Two-year-old Jasmine, a doe-eyed fashion plate in pink cotton sweats, drops tiny plastic bears one-by-one into a baby bottle, then upends it, dumping the bears into a brightly colored heap on the floor. For Jasmine, one of 60 children attending the Infant-Toddler Development Center at Cal State Dominguez Hills, upending the bottle is a small but sweet victory.
June 6, 1991 |
Away-from-home day care for children in North County is offered in a variety of forms. There are care-givers who work out of their homes, group centers, extended hours in schools, YMCA and Boys and Girls Club programs, Head Start and migrant worker projects, and even a few child-care centers in the workplace.