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Eating Healthy, Makes Me Happy

August 26, 2019

Healthy food choices for kids, teens, and caregivers is an important part of creating a well-balanced school year and family life.

Mayor Garcetti and a group of teens

I Was a Member of the Mayor's Youth Council

August 19, 2019

My experience at the Mayor’s Youth Council was an interesting one. As a group, we focused on homelessness in Los Angeles. I was surprised to find out that there is a large number of homeless youth and some might even go to my school and other schools in my area.

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Reflections from a Diversity and Inclusion Apprentice

August 12, 2019

My first day was overwhelming—meeting lots of new people who were all very welcoming, and learning about all the different departments and what each department does to help run the daily programs of the library.

local pop star Billie Eilish

The Life and Music of Billie Eilish: A Micro Review

April 16, 2019

Billie Eilish is a new, upcoming artist raved about by many teens. Born and raised in Highland Park, California, Eilish always has been into music since she was very young. She was raised under a very musical and creative household where her talent and creativity were nurtured.

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College Expectations

April 02, 2019

I grew up in a small affluent neighborhood north of downtown Los Angeles called Porter Ranch.

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A Teen’s Escape 101: Hormones, High Heels, & High School

March 06, 2019

High school is a place where many teens, like myself, have felt like popularity outshines the importance of school. Teens often believe that high school is some type of hierarchy like the films, High School Musical or Bring It On.

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How I Survived College Apps and You Can Too

February 26, 2019

As a senior who is officially done with college apps, (Yay!), I want to share how I survived the dreadful and scary college application process.

Senior reading to a child at the library

5 Great Resources for Seniors at the Library

August 21, 2018

Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day at the Library!

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National Tell a Joke Day: Library Edition

August 16, 2018

What is the tallest building in the world? The library, because it has the most stories. Happy National Tell a Joke Day!