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Get Up, Get Fit Palmdale!
Best Start Palmdale would like to invite Antelope Valley families to Get Up, Get Fit Palmdale, a fun-filled day of exercise and activity on June 29...

Dads Cooking in East LA
At a recent Best Start East LA meeting at the Centro Maravilla center, 15 smiling kids’ faces looked on as Chef Aaron Perez crushed corn...

Report from June 13 First 5 LA Commission Meeting
At the June 13, 2013 First 5 LA Board of Commissioners meeting, First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé provided a presentation summarizing...

Potter the Otter Teaches Healthy Living in Panorama City
A talking Otter with a funny name might not sound like the best teacher, but that’s only because you haven’t met Potter yet. The friendly Otter...

Video: Walking Tour and Resource Fair Attracts Hundreds in Watts
On Saturday, May 18, 2013, Best Start Watts-Willowbrook hosted a Resource Fair at Ted Watkins Park in Watts that attracted more than 500 residents...

Panorama City & Neighbors invite you to Learn, Play, Grow Event
Join Best Start Panorama City & Neighbors this Saturday, June 8th, at their upcoming ready-for-kinder event, Learn, Play, Grow! The event will run...

Notes from Special Commission Meeting
First 5 LA Executive Director, Kim Belshé, provided an update on Best Start at the May 16, 2013 Commission Meeting. Linked below you'll find a...

Wilmington Police and Community Members Discuss Safety
The Best Start Wilmington Partnership invited the city’s law enforcement to take part in a discussion about the safety and unity of the surrounding...

Free Summer Programs and Low Cost Day Camps in Long Beach
Click the links below to find out more about free programs and low cost day camps taking place this Summer in Long Beach! Free Summer Fun Days Summer...

Video: Community Resources on Display in Broadway-Manchester
The First Annual Broadway-Manchester Gathering of Community Resources and Partners had a successful turnout with over 100 people in attendance...

Broadway-Manchester Play Day in the Park
Join Best Start Broadway-Manchester tomorrow for a Play Day in the Park! There will be fun activities for children and parents including a bicycle...

Watts-Willowbrook Community Walk and Resource Fair
Please join Best Start Watts-Willowbrook for a Community Walk and Resource Fair on Saturday, May 18, 2013! The walk begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Watts...

Community Walk and Resource Fair
Please join Best Start Watts-Willowbrook for a Community Walk and Resource Fair on Saturday, May 18, 2013! The walk begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Watts...

El Dia de los Niños at Belvedere Park
Come Celebrate El Dia de los Niños at Belvedere Park on Saturday April 27th. It will be a fun event for the whole family to celebrate children...

Notes from Special Commission Meeting
On April 3, 2013 the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners held a Special Commission Meeting to discuss monthly goals and outcomes for Best Start. Click...

Good Reads Become Good Deeds in West Athens
The eager group of teenagers showed up at the Best Start West Athens booth at the Washington Prep High School with one purpose: to sign a pledge...

Potter the Otter Makes a Splash at Drew CDC Event
The Best Start Watts-Willowbrook booth was a big hit at the Resource and Information Fair last month where nearly 400 community residents and...

Feria de Salud Unites Community
Tiny hands passed out books and brochures earlier this month as the children of volunteers for Best Start Panorama City & Neighbors did their...

Notes from Special Commission Meeting
On March 14, 2013 the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners held a Regular Commission Meeting. Among the topics presented were options for interim funding...

Video: Best Start East Los Angeles Hosts Play Day at Obregon Park
Why are Play Days so important? Watch as the Best Start East Los Angeles Community answers that question while enjoying a Play Day in Obregon Park on...
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