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Free Food Distributed to Needy Families in Highland Park

by LA1 News

   The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and as the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP), gave away free food packages to qualified applicants in Highland Park this morning. Trucks filled with boxes from the L.A. Regional Food Bank pulled in early to the parking lot of the Highland Park Senior Citizen Center at 6162 N. Figueroa Street. By 9:30 a.m., the line of people was out nearly to the Veterans Memorial Square. Representatives said the giveaway will end at 11 a.m.

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Councilmember Opens New Playground

from Arroyo Seco Journal:

by Eddie Rivera

   First District Councilmember Gil Cedillo and the Department of Recreation and Parks dedicated a new playground at Montecito Heights Recreation Center this past Thursday at 6pm. The event also helped to kick off the 2016 Summer Night Lights program.

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Garcetti Unveils 2016 Summer Night Lights Program

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   Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti rolled out some heavy hitters yesterday for the 2016 kickoff to the Summer Night Lights (SNL) program at Highland Park Recreation Center. The Mayor was there with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and LAFD Chief Conrad Terrazas. Even 'Big Game' James Worthy was on hand to tout the program’s positive effects. "Let me just end with some statistics, Garcetti said toward the conclusion of his speech. "This year we hired 352 young people, aged 17 to 24, as members of the [SNL] Youth Squad. It is those people on the front line who are making the difference."

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