August 8, 2019
Who do you call for product design innovation? In the case of LA5, call Grant Delgatty, Associate Professor and Chair of Product Innovation in USC’s Iovine and Young Academy (IYA).  A new model of… Read More
July 3, 2019
If you were present at the club meeting on May 31, then you witnessed history in the making - twice over - by one individual. Taking the record as the youngest member in club history (he's 20), Jared… Read More
June 30, 2019
The moment of great anticipation - Scholarship Day - for LA5 members and graduating L A seniors landed this year on June 14. Held at the California Club, the 100+ attendees included the 30 scholars,… Read More
June 12, 2019
As we often say in non-profit organizations, and Rotary is no exception, to truly get the most out of membership is to join and get involved on a committee. This message was taken to heart this past… Read More
May 7, 2019
What do you, I, any of us do when the situation calls for involvement? For LA5 member Laine Wagenseller that question was easily answered by: showing up getting involved and caring. Ten years ago, as… Read More
April 29, 2019
It was fast and there were five at the LA5 annual Fast5 meeting. Following months of applications, reviews, Paul Harris lunches and the process of elimination, April 26 loomed large. First, which… Read More
April 18, 2019
“When people have access to clean water and sanitation, waterborne diseases decrease, children stay healthier and attend school more regularly, and mothers can spend less time carrying water and more… Read More
April 15, 2019
The affable demeanor, the thoughtful way he listens, the wry smile signifying that whatever is coming will be delightful, the pause before a reply, the deferential respect given to everyone, the… Read More
April 2, 2019
March 30th, 2019, the hottest day of the year to date. The Dodgers had just opened the season by blasting 8 home runs and were playing just around the corner, the NCAA tournament was in the Elite 8… Read More
March 29, 2019
The conference table at St. Vincent de Paul meeting room was filled even before the 9am start time for the LA5 Scholarship Committee. As the picture shows, the 21 members are a diverse group, each… Read More
March 29, 2019
Three Rotarians separately go to a restaurant in Truckee, California's historic mountain town near Lake Tahoe.  One of them was me from LA5 on my way for dinner and glass of wine at the bar where I… Read More
March 26, 2019
Rotary met on Friday March 22 at the California Club expecting a presentation from Terry Press, President of CBS Films. In that capacity she oversees creative, distribution, marketing and physical… Read More
March 11, 2019
Unlike last year at Rotary Day with City Plant, the sun shone brightly on Saturday, March 9 at the Van Nuys Recreational Center in Van Nuys, for this year’s Arbor Day Tree planting. Also, unlike… Read More