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The 71%

Last week, I attended Rising Tide Summit 2019 at The Plaza at Cabrillo Marina in San Pedro.  I  was invited as a guest of Lonely Whale, an organization that collaborates with partners working to save our ocean.*  Prior to meeting folks from Lonely Whale, I didn't really know a lot about ocean issues other than …

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Just Say ‘Ice Cream’

My friend Viv invited me to an event a few months ago. I can't remember exactly how she said it but this is how it sounded in my head: Viv: Hey Pilar, you like ice cream. There's an event for this organization at Coolhaus, blah blah blah blah blah. I'm sure she said great things …

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My Race Course Is Cooler Than Yours

Students Run LA (SRLA) provides a six-month long-distance running program to prepare middle and high school students to enter and complete the Los Angeles Marathon.  Students run with their leaders three to four times a week and attend community races that bring all the SRLA groups together.  Team leaders also prepare in their role as …

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Best. Fundraiser. Ever!

Last Friday, I was lucky enough to attend Asian American Journalists Association - LA's Trivia Bowl XVIII.  The event was a fundraiser for student scholarships and professional programs. The event was held at an ABC7 studio in Glendale and hosted by David Ono. My random thoughts and takeaways: The metal part that fastens the eraser …

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