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Get the Facts: Details on the Zika Virus Disease
Click on the Links Below for the Latest News and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on the Zika Virus Disease from the Los Angeles County...

First 5 LA Commission Names New Chair and Vice-Chair For 2016
Supervisor Kuehl Calls Commission’s Work Important, Plans to Focus on Creating Partnerships, Alternative Sources of Funding to Help Support...

An Increase in the State’s Prosperity Must Align with Children’s Needs
Budget priorities should address opportunity and achievement gaps for California’s youngest childrenSACRAMENTO — With more than 17 years...

Taking Tots to the Movies: Helpful Hints
By Dedicated Dad‘Tis the season for long winter breaks and holiday outings. In our family, matinee trips to the movie theater were a big...

CalEITC4me
CalEITC: Social Media Tool KitThank you for helping foster economic opportunity for California’s hard working families. With your help we can...

ACCIÓN COMUNITARIA - Best Start Metro LA
First 5 LA funds Best Start Metro LA's newsletter Acción Comunitaria to provide parents and residents in the community a place to share...

The Best Start Book Club
By Dedicated DadAsk any Oprah Winfrey fan about the importance of a “Book Club” and you’ll get a long list of literary masterpieces...

October 8, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
The Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated at the First 5 LA offices. All meetings...

September 10, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
September 10, 2015 Commission Summary of ActionsThe Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise...

Rising From the Ashes
Fifty years ago this month, a 12-year-old boy looked outside his window at a night sky that was not black and filled with stars, but painted red and...

Personal Best: Brenda Aguilera Gives Back to Community Where She Was Raised
Return: the act of going back to an earlier state, of giving or putting something back.It is this definition that drives Brenda Aguilera, Best Start...

News and Notes
Two Babies Safely Surrendered In One WeekLos Angeles County’s Safe Surrender program celebrated success for the tenth time this year when a...

Preparing Your Child (and Yourself) for Preschool
Like many parents, Judith Carrasco gets a little anxious at the beginning of each school year.“My daughter, every year she goes to school I&...

Expanded Early Education and Health Coverage Opportunities for the New School Year
New developments in early childhood education during this back-to-school season in Los Angeles County include the creation of Los Angeles Unified...

Preschool Prep from a Dad’s Point of View
By Dedicated DadBelieve it or not, the back-to-school talk is starting to ramp again. And who would have thought that it applies to my 2-and-a-half...

From Kickstands to Kick-starting Future Academic Achievement
On a Sunday afternoon, the sound of bicycle bells and children’s laughter cut through the sultry summer air. Parents and grandparents smiled...

Playing the ACE Card
By Pegah Faed, First 5 LA Research AnalystInformation for this article came from articles on ACESTooHigh.com and interviews by Jane Stevens, Founder...

First 5 LA and Breastfeed LA Share Resources to Support Breastfeeding Moms
EDITOR’S NOTE: Since February of this year, First 5 LA has hosted a monthly Twitter chat to help connect parents in Los Angeles County with each...

Lawmakers for Children: Q & A with State Senator Ricardo Lara
Born and raised a local Angeleno and the son of a seamstress and factory worker, California State Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) has been at...

A Finely Tuned Lady
An orchestra of well-rounded experiences have put Best Start’s Place-Based Marketing Manager Katie Kurutz in tune with her career.“I&rsquo...
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