CHINO HILLS,CA - BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 here, was an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, and House of Ruth, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. This year, BAPS Charities supported The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Generations of changemakers from 6-year-old first- time fundraisers to...
LOS ANGELES,CA - The South Asian Network held its annual Spring Soiree on April 27 at the Ace Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles, honoring several pioneering Indian American and South Asian American judges. SAN executive director Shikha Bhatnagar told the packed audience that the organization last year provided direct services to 150 victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. SAN also helped 170 people to...
BY SONAM MIRPURI
IRVINE, CA - Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of U S A presented Swarabhishek, a grand musical night on May 11 at Northwood High School here, with the desire to demonstrate gratitude and thank individuals who have continuously and generously donated to support children all over India and Nepal as well as to raise and promote...
By NIMMI RAGHUNATHAN
LOS ANGELES, CA – In a diplomatic blitzkrieg, India’s new envoy to Washington, Harsh V Shringla, swept through greater Los Angeles meeting and greeting officials in politics, policy and industry. He also took time to lunch and dine with community members in the two-day visit. Accompanied by Consul General from San Francisco...
By Sonam Mirpuri
PLACENTIA,CA - Devotees of the Radha Raman Temple here dreamed of building a new temple; and worked hard to achieve this. Having been at the same location for about 30 years, devotees felt it was time for a change and an upgrade. This led to the demolition of the previous temple and the building of an improved temple.
By A STAFF REPORTER
LAKEWOOD, CA – The auditorium at the Hoover Middle School here, was the subject for several hours on the evening of April 14, to spirit elevating and divinely submerged music. Vocalist Sudha Raghunathan, a star in the Carnatic music firmament delighted a discerning SoCal audience with her mastery and dexterity over the...
SAN FRANCISCO - A popular California-based South Indian classical dance group will tell the stories of American activists Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King by employing the stylistic vocabulary of the Bharatnatyam dance form. The Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose will perform "I Have A Dream: Stories of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King", Jr." in Oakland on April 27, the American Bazaar reported on Sunday.
SANTA MONICA, CA – TiE-SoCal launched its TiE SoCal Angels 2019 initiative with a successful and well attended meet at the Expert Dojo’s offices here on March 27, evening. The event was divided into two sessions. The first session was an invitation only session for TiE SoCal charter member investors, and well known investors and VC firms from San-Diego, Orange County, Glendale and Santa Monica.
By a STAFF REPORTER
IRVINE, CA -The Jagannath Society of California celebrated Dola Purnima on Mar 23 at the Mandir, here. Dola Purnima is a popular six-day long festival. In India, during this time, a palanquin carrying the Lord goes to neighborhood homes and the families make offerings. Mimicking this festive atmosphere,
BY A STAFF REPORTER
BUENA PARK, CA - Anekant Community Center hosted a free health fair in conjunction with the Jain Center of Southern California on Mar 24. This was the 29th annual health fair. Held at the Jain Center, it was open to all and served closed to 200 patients. Furthermore, for the first time as much as 50% of the participants were...