Vanessa Bustamante

Vanessa Bustamante never considered herself to be athletic. She says she never ran before 2005, ever. She would go to the gym to work out but never participated in sports. After one of her friend’s ran a marathon though she decided it was something she’d like to do one day too, so she added it […]

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Honoring Fallen Firefighters: Sirens Java & Tea

“Firefighters, EMTs and law enforcement always answer the call of the sirens,” explains Yolanda Regalado, owner of Sirens Java & Tea coffeehouse. “So we thought what a great name for our space.” That space, in the historic arts district of San Pedro, California, once housed the “News-Pilot,” a daily paper that helped tie the community […]

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Sandra Marquez: Running in Tribute

Sandra Marquez is a registered nurse who works night shifts at a very busy trauma center in downtown Los Angeles. She started running toward the end of 2007 because she was overweight and her health was at risk. She was guided toward group training and soon found running eased stress and kept her balanced physically […]

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Sweet on Giving

It didn’t take long for the charismatic Damiano Carrara to become a fan favorite on TV’s popular Food Network.  It took even less time for him to become an honored donor and supporter of our very own Widows & Orphans. Back in 2011, Damiano and his brother, Massamiliano Carrara, brought a little slice of Italy […]

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Getting It Wright

When you work for a company like Morgan Stanley, people expect you to do great things. And with Kevin Wright in your corner, great things are always on the horizon. As Senior Vice President Financial Advisor, Kevin has a thorough knowledge of the ins and outs of retirement planning and wealth management. Both topics he […]

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Iron Triangle Brewing Company

A delicious craft beer unveiling brewed special by  in honor of our LAFD Firefighters called Land of Fire Red IPA Saturday, August 20th 6pm-10pm At Iron Triangle Brewing Company 1581 Industrial St. Los Angeles, CA 90021 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

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