On May 9, students at St. Gregory the Great School in Whittier won the United States Navy Seaperch Underwater Robotics Los Angeles regional competition for the middle school division at California State University, Los Angeles.
On April 27, Mariscos El Perihuete, a Mexican restaurant in Paramount, was recognized for joining Choose Health L.A. Restaurants, a program for restaurants that offer multiple sizes, replace kids’ sugary beverages with milk or water, add fruit or vegetables and reduce deep-fried foods.
St. Anthony High School in Long Beach recently announced that the Western Catholic Educational Association’s accreditation team has awarded them the highest marks in all evaluated areas.
Marymount California University in Rancho Palos Verdes has named Lucas Lamadrid, Ph.D., as the seventh president of the school. A veteran administrator with 20 years of experience in Catholic higher education, Lamadrid began his new role with the university on April 1, school chairman Burt Arnold said in a press release.
St. Dominic Savio Parish in Bellflower will celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday on April 3 at 3 p.m.
The Divine Mercy Chaplet will begin the service, followed by Mass with Father Chinh Nguyen as celebrant. A community reception will conclude the event.
Mary Star of the Sea High School in San Pedro has been selected for the National Football League’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll, an initiative that recognizes schools and communities for their contributions to Super Bowl history and for positively impacting the game of football.
In an effort to help end Islamophobia, several organizations in Long Beach co-hosted an event designed to encourage Muslims and non-Muslims to meet and engage in meaningful dialogue.
A series of free public classes will provide training on how to recognize and provide support to individuals and families struggling with mental health issues.
The Social Justice Committee of the San Pedro Region is coordinating two free workshops that could help some individuals reclassify select felonies to misdemeanors. The workshops are the result of California’s Proposition 47, which was passed in Nov. 2014. The new regulations changed certain low-level crimes from potential felonies to misdemeanors.
Marking February as American Heart Month on Feb. 5, doctors, nurses and staff at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood came together to create a human-chain heart on the hospital’s center campus as a symbol of their commitment to preventing heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
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