West Los Angeles

TM23 Foundation Gifts Tommy’s Field at Vista del Mar

  According to Foster Care Counts, 22,000 children in Los Angeles County are currently in foster care, and more than 38% of adults in the county are experiencing economic hardship that can create a disruption in a parental household. Since 1908, Vista Del Mar Children & Family Services (VDM) have been combatting these statistics by providing a range of exceptional programs in education, autism, adoption, residential care, prevention, and early intervention. Originally founded as The Jewish Orphan’s Home of Southern California, VDM has diversified their programs, staff, and mission to tailor to the community they inhabit. With a strong commitment

Potential U.S. Senate Appointee Karen Bass solidifies the idea of Women in Power

Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus Karen Bass has amplified the call for justice countless times within Capitol Hill. The major benchmark Bass headed this year was the drafting and passing of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, unveiled on June 8; a “bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, and change the culture of law enforcement and our communities,” said Bass. Her willfulness to take a wide and powerful stance showed the nation that she is more than qualified for one of the seats as U.S. Senate; Bass represents a new era of women in power.

Maternity Care at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Ranks Among the Best in the Nation

West Los Angeles was one of 22 Kaiser Permanente hospitals recognized among the “Best Maternity Care Hospitals 2020” by Newsweek magazine. The elite designation, awarded to only 231 hospitals in the United States, identifies leading maternity care programs based on rigorous quality and safety standards. Kaiser Permanente hospitals represent nearly 10% of those named to the prestigious list nationwide – and 44.4% of those listed in California. 

LAHSA Expanding Host Home Program for Transitional Age Youth

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced today it will start seeking bids in August for a variety of interim housing projects — including transitional, bridge and crisis housing – and for a new program aimed at finding homes for youth aged 18-24.