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Inspire Montebello! Inspire, Montebello!

April 30, 2014



... The poll asked 1,000 Americans aged 18 and older if they have heard of five extremely prominent entrepreneurs. The results are likely to shock you: The findings reveal not only moderate to low awareness of entrepreneurial figures, but in some cases differing perceptions of who is an entrepreneur to begin with. Among survey respondents, Steve Jobs was the most recognized, with 52.8 percent overall awareness; Oprah Winfrey was next at 38.9 percent, followed by Walmart founder Sam Walton (38.1 percent) and Thomas Edison (33.3 percent). Elon Musk, CEO of growth companies SpaceX and Tesla Motors, was recognized by only 12.9 percent of respondents - less than the 24.7 percent who had heard of "none of the above." ...       

From Inc., http://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/new-study-america-needs-more-entrepreneurial-role-models.html?cid=em01011week47day20c  

Do we have a problem here or not? 

 

MONTEBELLO EVENTS

Celebrating Fair Housing Month.
MHDC invites you to our open house night on April 29, 2014, from 4-7pm. For more information, 323.722.3955. 

Many events. There is now a page at the “My Montebello” Web site for institution and organization monthly and quarterly calendars, http://www.mymontebello.com/calendars.htm . Have a calendar? Let me know.

The Gold Line is coming! Prior to releasing the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Impact Report (EIS/EIR), Metro has scheduled city council briefings and open houses in May for communities along the proposed alignments. ... Wednesday, May 14, OH: 6:00 pm-6:30 pm, CM: 6:30 pm, Montebello City Hall, 1600 W. Beverly Bl., Montebello, CA 90640. You can take Montebello Bus Lines 341, 342, and 40 to reach the meeting. ...       For more information, Laura Cornejo, 213.922.3012, eastsidephase2@metro.net .

Hungry? Armenian Food Fair & Festival, May 17 at Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Cathedral, 900 West Lincoln Avenue. For more information, http://www.armenianfoodfair.com/ .

Save the date: May 20. You are invited to attend the next sister city association meeting on Tuesday, May 20, 6:30 pm, at Beverly Hospital, for a hosted dinner and installation of the 2014 Montebello Student Ambassadors. Please RSVP with the number of your family and friends who will attend the May 20th installation dinner. Please respond by April 30th. Space is limited; reserve your seat(s) now. ...       Carlos M. Haro, PhD, President, carlosmanuelharo@yahoo.com  


INSPIRATION 


“Can this happen here,” asks a Montebello resident.
We have great news to share! Chevron is collaborating on an acquisition agreement that can lead to the preservation of all 510 acres of West Coyote Hills as an open space park. ...       From an e-mail from Friends of Coyote Hills, April 17, 2014.

15-year-old Creates a Simple, Inexpensive Test for Pancreatic Cancer

http://www.good.is/posts/15-year-old-creates-a-simple-inexpensive-test-for-pancreatic-cancer 

Words of wisdom, dealing with nonconforming youth.
"The Ox",
http://vimeo.com/m/78788086 

A Sustainable Educational Center for the Boy Scouts of America

http://www.dwell.com/finishing-touch/article/sustainable-educational-center-boy-scouts-america 

Why Waldorf Education Is a Great Choice for Environmentally Conscious Parents

http://www.inhabitots.com/why-waldorf-education-is-a-great-choice-for-environmentally-conscious-parents/ 

Grit Means Getting Up Close and Personal with Failure

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lindsay-ferrier/grit-failure_b_4277649.html 

Japan Honors Chinese Student for Heroism

http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/14/japan-honors-chinese-student-for-heroism/ 

Coca-Cola, Ford Team to Turn Recyclable Plastic Bottles into Car Seat Fabric

http://www.forbes.com/sites/heatherclancy/2013/11/15/coca-cola-ford-team-to-turn-recyclable-plastic-bottles-into-car-seat-fabric/ 

The Eye-Popping Images on Colossal Will Make Art Lovers of Us All

http://www.fastcompany.com/3021730/most-creative-people/the-eye-popping-images-on-colossal-will-make-art-lovers-of-us-all?partner=rss 

Africa’s First Underwater Hotel Lets Adventurous Guests Sleep with the Fishes

http://inhabitat.com/africas-first-underwater-hotel-lets-adventurous-guests-sleep-with-the-fishes/ 

Opening a Can without Any Tools

http://boingboing.net/2013/11/18/opening-a-can-without-any-tool.html  

Malcolm Gladwell: The Real Reason David Beats Goliath

http://www.inc.com/issie-lapowsky/malcolm-gladwell-david-and-goliath.html?cid=em01011week47day18b 


HEALTH AND SAFETY


Why Americans and Europeans May Soon Start Dying of Infections Like It’s 1905 Again
http://qz.com/148395/why-americans-and-europeans-may-soon-start-dying-of-infections-like-its-1905-again/ 

As Mother's Day approaches. “We know that sugar is a big part of candy, ice cream, and sweet drinks, but did you know that added sugars are included in 3/4 of the…”, 
http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/81989511581/we-know-that-sugar-is-a-big-part-of-candy-ice  

Wal-Mart to Boost Organic Food Lineup

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-walmart-organic-20140409,0,7444693.story  

Health Myth: Is Fresh Food Really Healthier Than Frozen?

http://www.details.com/blogs/daily-details/2013/11/health-myth-is-fresh-really-healthier-than-frozen- 

Fizzy Drinks Can Change Your Brain, Warn Scientists

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10448507/Fizzy-drinks-can-change-your-brain-warn-scientists.html 

Jack LaLanne's Lasting Fitness Contributions

http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/jack-lalannes-lasting-fitness-contributions 

Stay Healthy with These 3 Free iPhone and iPad Apps

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229936 

10 Unexpected New Recipes That Feature Yummy Winter Vegetables

http://inhabitat.com/10-unexpected-new-recipes-that-feature-yummy-winter-vegetables/ 

Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones 

http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/six-steps-to-preventing-kidney-stones-?key=219161&utm_campaign=Multi-Product&utm_source=loy-email-all&utm_medium=email-Eletter&utm_content=williams-eletter_ret-111813&sm_mid=941516&sm_rid=941516.16301.34423#axzz2l76FlnTv 

Some Vegetable Oils May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Study Says

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-some-vegetable-oils-may-increase-risk-of-heart-disease-study-says-20131111,0,3531952.story 

Should You Be Taking a Statin? You Might Be Surprised

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-statin-calculator-surprise-20131112,0,3000920.story  

And the counterpoint.
"Should You Be Taking Statin Drugs?",
http://usat.ly/I07H4E  

 
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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