More than a third of Californians receive health care through Medi-Cal, and while most members know that dental coverage is included, many do not use the benefit. The Medi-Cal Dental Program is working to change that with Smile, California, a new campaign to increase dental visits among eligible members and increase the number of children receiving preventive services and molar sealants. Medi-Cal Dental covers routine, preventive and restorative care for more than 13.5 million members in California,
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Beverly Hills Jain Social Group, a leading chapter of JSG International Federation hosted an impressive Gala Dinner Banquet at Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills recently. The event featured a fashion show by Indian-American Designer Rohini Bedi, ten beautifully clad models showcased Bedi’s latest collection on the runway.
By Mark Hedin
As the Census Bureau prepares for its 2020 count, concerns about new plans to question respondents about their citizenship status have taken center stage. But now, civil rights activists and others focused on the importance of ensuring a full and accurate tally of everybody living in the United States are also worried that current administrators seem to be wavering from a long-standing...
By A STAFF REPORTER
LOS ANGELES, CA – China Southern, the air carrier that is making its presence felt with its affordable ticket pricing and increasing number of destinations, especially in Asia, held a special meal tasting event on Nov.15 here at the kitchen and service center of Flying Food Group, the airline caterer which has avowed it is commitment to quality food preparation and culinary innovation.
LOS ANGELES,CA - Over the last two years, Smile for a Cause, has been hitting the streets of Skid row in downtown Los Angeles, helping the vast homeless population. On Nov 26 volunteers who received support from companies such as Boeing, Smart and Final, and Morgan Stanley handed 3,000 meals, 600 pairs of shoes, $5,000 worth of toys, $1,000 worth of supplies to cancer patients, and 400 pairs of socks to the homeless. Smile for a Cause has made its mark in the community,
BY KALYANI VASAN
LONG BEACH, CA- if music warms the stirrings of your heart, calms your soul and evokes deep devotion then the uplifting concert at the Beverly 0’ Niel Theater here on Nov 17 was for you. Rizwan and Muazzam Ali Khan, both nephews of the late music legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, dedicated their Sufi style Qawwali concert to their uncle and at the same time transcended their audience...
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA - India Association of Los Angeles on Nov 5 unanimously elected Sunil Agrawal as its president and 17 member strong executive team for the year 2018-2019. IALA was founded in 1999 to preserve, promote and nurture the values of Indian heritage, culture and traditions of India by organizing various cultural and social events. Agrawal has been involved in IALA for many years and served in many capacities.
BY A STAFF REPORTER
LONG BEACH, CA – SDM Cancer Relief Fund held its 33rd fundraiser on Oct 27 at the Golden Sails Hotel here with over 300 guests in attendance. Around $70,000 was raised. Mathew Daniel, Chairperson welcomed the audience and introduced president Abraham Mathew and the Board of Directors.
BY SONAM MIRPURI
NORWALK, CA- The Arpan Foundation hosted a Meet and Greet at the Sanatan Dharma Temple here on Oct 27 morning where a gathering of like-minded individuals from different parts of the world came together. Speakers came from India to present and share their work while members of the local Indian-American community...
BY SONAM MIRPURI
BELLFLOWER, CA - Today’s youth desires, aspires, and strives to continue the cultural practices and traditions of previous generations with their skills and talents. The Organization of Hindu Malayalees sharing the same thoughts created a dance competition to promote the cultural tradition of Indian classical dance.