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Category: Science & Technology

Hillsides Charity Turns to Crowdfunding

A nonprofit group that provides services to needy and at-risk families, children and youth has launched a campaign through the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $5,000 to purchase sports and entertainment equipment for its “bare bones” recreation center.
categories Arts & CultureEconomyHealthNeighborhoodsScience & Technology

KA Teens From SoCal Take Part in Elite Cyber Defense Contest

Two Korean American teens are part of a Southern California high school team advancing to the finals of an elite national cyber defense competition.
categories Science & TechnologyYouth

School Shootings and Cyberbullying: Alhambra Police Talk Student Safety

Reporter Corps sat down with Police Chief Mark Yokoyama, Capt. Clifford Mar, Sgt. Jerry Johnson, and School Resource Officer Brandon Cardella to discuss school safety in Alhambra.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsPublic SafetyScience & TechnologyYouth

Social Media Campaign Highlights Fight For Immigration Reform

CHIRLA launches a second batch of immigrant stories, part of an immigration reform effort -- #ImagineGreen / #ImaginateConLaVerde.
categories ImmigrationScience & Technology

Q&A: Will Classroom Technology Help English Language Learners?

A leading expert on children and technology says digital devices in the classroom can help open new avenues of learning for ELL students.
categories EducationScience & TechnologyYouth

Confronting Social Chaos, Youths Turn to Dystopian Literature

With huge income gaps, surge of gun violence, and government’s NSA spying program, suddenly the U.S. democratic society’s core values of equality, justice, and liberty are being challenged on multiple fronts. Adding bleak future prospects, youths turn to dystopian literature for escape and consolation.
categories Arts & CultureEconomyEducationJusticePoliticsScience & TechnologyWeathering the StormYouth

Alhambra PD is First US Police Department to Launch Chinese Twitter (Weibo) Account

Alhambra police, in partnership with Alhambra Source, announced Monday that it is now using the Chinese-language microblogging site in outreach effort to immigrant community.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

LA Amateur Radio Operators Open Communication Center for Typhoon Victims

The radio facility will provide free communication services to Filipinos in LA with relatives in areas hard-hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPublic SafetyScience & TechnologyWeathering the Storm

Digital Elders Upgrade for Work, Family and Peace of Mind

LA's Digital Elders program enables older African American to update old computer skills, beat the blues — and suggest better ways to work with seniors.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthScience & Technology

Cyber Village Speeds Family Connections for LA’s Elders of Color

LA’s Digital Elders program is helping African American seniors connect better with their 21st century grandkids — and much more.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsScience & Technology
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