EL SERENO — Cutting down on portions is an easy way to cut down on calories and weight. But how will portion control go over with diners hungering for a classic enchilada plate? El Vaquero Restaurant is testing the concept by offering new menu items that ... Read More »
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EAST LOS ANGELES -- Four-year-old Emilio ran back and forth between the water faucet and his garden plot at Saturday’s grand opening of the Eastmont Community Garden. Like a seasoned gardener, he kept busy filling a watering can to quench the dry soil where he’d previously planted strawberries, tomatoes, and chili plants. More so, he proudly pointed to tomatoes already ripening on the vine, as well as the cilantro and carrot seeds he would soon plant.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Some kids painted a perimeter fence. Others just painted vegetables and fruits on paper for fun or thrash about wildly in mounds of mulch strewn. But serious work also went on as over two dozen parents and others built raised gardening beds in East L.A. first community garden. Read More »
BOYLE HEIGHTS — The East Los Angeles YMCA Wellness Center is enrolling persons who are at risk for type 2 diabetes for a new prevention program that will be conducted in the former General Hospital building in Boyle Heights. “Diabetes is a major epidemic within the ... Read More »
After working out at AAY! for about six months I felt that I was making progress, but I also knew there was room for improvement. I noticed that other members who were participating in the Nutrition Program were more fit, energetic & dedicated to consistent workouts. Read More »
El SERENO — The storefront at the northeast corner of Huntington Drive and Maycrest Avenue has been painted a bright shade of turquoise as the owners of Here And Now prepare to open what they call a “healing arts center.” Owners Cat Uribe and Iris De ... Read More »