Thousands of homeless people and others down on their luck lined up at the Los Angeles Mission on Skid Row today for an annual Thanksgiving meal prepared by notable area chefs and dished out by celebrities and politicians. The mission at 303 E. Fifth St. traditionally doles out roughly 3,000 pounds of turkey with all the fixings. Chef Michael Voltaggio led the team of professionals in the kitchen, with food prep beginning at 4:30 a.m.
Yeoman 3rd Class Dakota Hillman of West Minister, Md. and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Kelly Southwick of Monrovia, right – assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown in the Leyte Gulf – load supplies onto the ship during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP). Both men seen here are delivering relief supplies in support of Operation Damayan, the military response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tony DeFilippo/Released)
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A walk down a red carpet, decorative torches glowing in the crisp November night, freshly cooked gourmet food, live music and dancing, and era-themed signature cocktails. This is what over 225 guests experienced as they attended Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) festive party generously hosted by Snyder Diamond and held at their Pasadena showroom. The reason for all the hoopla was to launch the pre-sale of PSHA’s commemorative anniversary book, 50 Years of Pasadena Showcase Design Houses.
This production has been dancing around inside Bonnie Hanson’s head for the past two years, and it’s difficult to believe that even its creator ever envisioned something this spectacular when it finally strutted onto San Marino High School’s Neher Auditorium stage.
Dance Team Visits the ‘Land of Oz’
“I am finally proud to say that I have served my country,” a well-dressed man said, his military cap properly tilted to the right, a medal pinned to the breast of his navy blue blazer. “I haven’t worn the color green for thirty years. I remember when we would come back to the United States. When the plane landed, we would run into the bathroom of the airport to change out of our uniforms. We were ashamed to be a part of the United States Armed Services.”