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Five Acres’ Mural in Pasadena Spotlights Need for Foster Families
Business

Five Acres’ Mural in Pasadena Spotlights Need for Foster Families

In recognition of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Five Acres partnered with Starbucks and Stellar Prosethetics & Orthotics to commission an original window mural to illuminate the need for more foster families in L.A. and boost awareness through social sharing. L.A.-based artist Mike Balingit (alias Liqud Brain) was retained to design and execute the…

PBS Foster Care Documentary to Feature Pasadena Athlete Jaloni West
Sports

PBS Foster Care Documentary to Feature Pasadena Athlete Jaloni West

By Aaron Valdez In commemoration of National Adoption Awareness Month, PBS SoCal will screen “Finding Home: A Foster Youth Story,” a documentary following the trials and tribulations of Los Angeles’ foster care youth, including former Pasadena track star Jaloni West. As part of PBS SoCal’s three-year social impact initiative “To Foster Change,” executive producer Karen…

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