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Local chef joins fight against child obesity

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Whole Food’s Chef Bryce Fluellen teamed up with the American Heart Association and LA’s Best after-school program April 1 at Dolores Huerta Elementary School to bring childhood obesity prevention methods to disadvantaged students through a special touring program. The initiative, “Whole Heart Kids Festival,” is part of the Heart Association’s Teaching Read More…

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Council backs legislation to fund after-school programs

LOS ANGELES — The City Council voiced its unanimous support March 18 for a state bill that would increase funding for after-school programs, which benefit about 110,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The council voted 14-0 in favor of a resolution supporting AB 2663, which is seeking to boost funding by $73.6 Read More…