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April 9, 1998 | ALLISON COHEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
He works out their hearts as much as their muscles. Every other week, Sherman Oaks resident Paul Lewis trades in his sleepy Sunday to teach at-risk elementary school kids the fundamentals of throwing a perfect spiral or scooping up a runaway grounder. Lewis is a volunteer mentor with Sports Buddies, a free program offered by the Jewish Big Brothers of Los Angeles that pairs kids in need with adults who have a need to give. Together, through participation in sports, lives are changed.
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November 26, 1999 | INDRANEEL SUR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A proposal to build more than 500 homes in north Glendale has sparked a controversy with a nearby camp for disadvantaged youngsters where officials are concerned about the influx of people and noise into what is now a pristine setting. For 61 years the 112-acre Camp Max Straus, at the base of the Verdugo Mountains, has shared its vision of nature with urban children, many of whom have medical and emotional problems.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1999 | INDRANEEL SUR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A proposal to build more than 500 homes in north Glendale has sparked a controversy with a nearby camp for disadvantaged youngsters where officials are concerned about the influx of people and noise into what is now a pristine setting. For 61 years the 112-acre Camp Max Straus, at the base of the Verdugo Mountains, has shared its vision of nature with urban children, many of whom have medical and emotional problems.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1998 | ALLISON COHEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
He works out their hearts as much as their muscles. Every other week, Sherman Oaks resident Paul Lewis trades in his sleepy Sunday to teach at-risk elementary school kids the fundamentals of throwing a perfect spiral or scooping up a runaway grounder. Lewis is a volunteer mentor with Sports Buddies, a free program offered by the Jewish Big Brothers of Los Angeles that pairs kids in need with adults who have a need to give. Together, through participation in sports, lives are changed.
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