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Inspire Montebello! Inspire, Montebello!  

April 15, 2013

Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a folly. Benjamin Franklin

On the other hand, do "hit pieces" in election campaigns in Montebello show that babbling has value?

 

MONTEBELLO EVENTS

At our library. Preschool story time. Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m., April 17 – June 12, 2013. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music followed by an art activity. A special six-week series of the Babycakes Reading Club will be part of the spring session, May 1 – June 5. // Open house. ... Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Join us for stories and art activities to celebrate Di'a de los Ninyos! ... // On Thursday, May 2, 2013, we will be making Origami gifts for Mothers Day with Peggy Hasegawa. Program will be from 4 – 5 p.m. Teens 12 - 18 are welcomed. For more information, 323.722.6551.

Is it the water, the air or the neighbors? March 12 marked the 102nd birthday for Angel Chavez of Montebello. Angel was born in Los Angeles and moved to Montebello in 1951, where he and wife, Howardine, raised their five children ...       From Spotlight on Montebello, April, 2013. // Harutun Ajemian turned ninety on March 23. Born in Yerevan, Armenia, he came to the United States in 1949, became a citizen in 1955, and moved to Montebello in 1978. He and his wife, Mariam, have four children and seven grandchildren.

More from Spotlight on Montebello, April, 2013. Hundreds of kids and their parents converged on Grant Rae Park on March 2 to celebrate baseball opening day. Over 45 teams gathered to see Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez throw out the first pitch and wish all the teams a safe and successful season. ... // In coordination with the American Cancer Society and the Montebello community, we have slated our eighth annual Relay for Life community event for June 8 ... You may ... contact Event Chair Lilly Perez at (323) 947-6207 or email her at justlily2528@gmail.com. // Nominations for the 2013 Montebello High School Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Montebello High School honors its past graduates who have distinguished themselves. The induction ceremony will be held in October, 2013. ... The deadline for submitting biographies is May 6, 2013. Biographies should be emailed to Marie Bagwell at mbagwell22@yahoo.com ... // Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish School is excited to be celebrating its 36th Annual Spring Festival. ... Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27, Sunday, April 28. // Participation in the "Passport2History" program is being offered at the Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe. This is an ongoing program linking together 75 of the many historical venues in Southern and Central California. ... Go to www.passport2history to learn more about the program. // On Sunday, Marcy 17, Montebello Christian Fellowship (First Baptist church) celebrated 90 years of ministry in the city of Montebello. ... // Elaine Kirchner, "First Lady" of Montebello, was recently honored by the renaming of Civic Center Drive. It is now Elaine Kirchner Lane. ... 

 

INSPIRATION

"How Chess Is Saving These Children"
http://vod.io/loUX1/  

"Man Has 75 Percent of His Skull Replaced with a 3D-Printed Implant"
http://inhabitat.com/man-has-75-percent-of-his-skull-replaced-with-a-3d-printed-implant/  

“A Smart Bandage To Let You Know When Your Wounds Are Infected”
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1681628/a-smart-bandage-to-let-you-know-when-your-wounds-are-infected  

“BikeSpike Keeps Track of Your Bike When You Can't”
http://www.wired.com/playbook/2013/03/bikespike-gps-tracker/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Top+Stories%29 

“Sun And Cloud: Hand-Cranked Solar Camera Can be Charged Anytime, Anywhere”
http://inhabitat.com/sun-and-cloud-hand-cranked-solar-camera-is-the-worlds-first-self-generation-digicam/  

“9-Year-Old Girl's Kickstarter for Coding camp Is Crushing It”
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57575879-1/9-year-old-girls-kickstarter-for-coding-camp-is-crushing-it/  

“Build Your Own Web or Mobile App In Minutes With These Cloud Based Tools”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/reuvencohen/2013/03/22/build-your-own-web-or-mobile-app-in-minutes-with-these-cloud-based-tools/  

“A Kenyan Artist Transforms Trash”

http://vod.io/m5woS/  

“Apple Says Data Centers Now Use 100% Renewable Energy”
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-21/apple-says-data-centers-now-use-100-renewable-energy.html  

“An Essential Lesson From The Gentle Creative Pioneer, Mr. Rogers”
http://www.fastcocreate.com/1682622/an-essential-lesson-from-the-gentle-creative-pioneer-mr-rogers  

“The Gel That Stops Bleeding Instantly”
http://boingboing.net/2013/03/20/the-gel-that-stops-bleeding-in.html  

“Starting a Company?  8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss”
http://www.inc.com/julie-strickland/8-free-online-classes-for-entrepreneurs.html  

“'World's Smallest Cellphone Charger' Provides Emergency Backup”
http://mashable.com/2013/03/26/world-s-smallest-cellphone-charger-fuel/  

“19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans”

http://inhabitat.com/19-year-old-student-develops-ocean-cleanup-array-that-could-remove-7250000-tons-of-plastic-from-the-worlds-oceans/  

“Cardboard Cops to Deter Traffic Violators”
http://boingboing.net/2013/03/26/cardboard-cops-to-deter-traffi.html  

"ECO:nomics: Next Big Thing: RecycleBank"

http://vod.io/muHs~/  

"Food Waste: 'We Don’t Waste' Recovers Over 800 Tons"
http://www.good.is/posts/food-waste-we-don-t-waste-recovers-over-800-tons  

“Joshua Harris’ 3D Clothing Printer Recycles Old Garments to Create New Apparel”
http://inhabitat.com/joshua-harris-3d-clothing-printer-recycles-old-garments-to-create-new-apparel/  

 

HEALTH

Have you seen the movie “Minority Report”? “Brain Scans Predict Which Criminals Are Most Likely to Reoffend”, 
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/03/brain-scans-predict-which-criminals-will-reoffend/  

“It's Official: Traffic Pollution Can Cause Asthma in Children” 
http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-traffic-pollution-asthma-children-20130321,0,3190067.story  

“Ad Illustrates How Sexting Can Ruin a Teen's Life”
http://mashable.com/2013/03/25/canadian-ad-dangers-of-sexting  

 

 About Inspire! and “My Montebello”

To learn about this newsletter, Inspire!, and the accompanying, growing Web site, “My Montebello”, visit www.mymontebello.com.  Also, you will find instructions and contact information for submitting announcements for publication in this newsletter, and for submitting stories to “Montebello Memories” at the Web site.

 

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