August 16, 2021
Top 10 Reasons to Join a Rotary Club Professional Networking A founding principle of Rotary was to meet periodically to enjoy camaraderie and enlarge one’s circle of business, community and… Read More
August 13, 2021
Greetings Fellow LA5 Rotarians! No worries that today is Friday the 13th , right? Actually, it’s a good omen, as we are honored to have our new DG, Guity Javid here today. I first met Guity and her… Read More
August 9, 2021
We have a special treat in store for you this week! Our own District Governor, Guity Javid will join us for a special recognition of our major club donors and she’ll share her insights. Javid has… Read More
August 9, 2021
Did you know that LA5 has a Sustainability Committee? It was launched in conjunction with Rotary International’s new and added focus area - the environment. If you like the outdoors and you enjoy… Read More
August 9, 2021
President Elect Malinda Monterrosa is a connector and a marketer. So when she had a vision to connect Rotary Clubs - the first 5 of them, the idea was well received. A service project to bring… Read More
August 3, 2021
Monique Villegas was appointed to the Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Division (LAFD) in March of 2020. As the Special Agent in Charge, Ms. Villegas has executive management… Read More
August 3, 2021
Please take a moment to RSVP and order your meal for you and a guest (or two) for this week’s Rotary luncheon at The California Club! It is going to be a fantastic program this week. Come hear… Read More
August 3, 2021
The County of Los Angeles Department of Health has issued a new face mask requirement for all indoor assemblies. While walking about The California Club - and before you sit down to eat - a face mask… Read More
August 3, 2021
The "catastrophic" fireworks explosion that injured 17 people in a South Los Angeles neighborhood was caused by "human error" after bomb technicians miscalculated the weight of the fireworks, Los… Read More
July 27, 2021
Please take a moment to RSVP and order your meal for you and a guest (or two) for this week’s Rotary luncheon! It is going to be a very enlightening program with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-… Read More
July 27, 2021
Speaker Anthony Rendon, a Los Angeles native, was elected in 2012 and represents the 63rd Assembly District in Southeast Los Angeles County. His district includes nine cities: Bell, Cudahy, Hawaiian… Read More
July 27, 2021
Did you know LA5 has an Olympic hero in our midst?  Yes, that’s right!  We do. The last time the International Games came to Los Angeles, Annie Ruth carried the Olympic Torch down 190th Street in… Read More
July 27, 2021
In case you have been traveling or missed the news, there is a new mask mandate in Los Angeles County due to the alarming increase in the spread of the Coronavirus Delta Variant. The California Club… Read More
July 27, 2021
Loresa Grigsby Flight Attendant, Southwest Airlines Primary sponsor: Brenda Wiewel Secondary sponsor: Malinda Monterrosa
July 27, 2021
Anthony Vasquez Commercial Banker, Torrey Pines Bank Primary sponsor: Gary Jimenez Secondary sponsors: Charlene Dimas-Peinado & Rick Gibson
July 27, 2021
Background The L.A. River originally ran freely along an alluvial floodplain in what is today the City of Los Angeles. Destructive flooding plagued the region in the 1930s, leading to the Army Corps… Read More
July 20, 2021
by Charlene Dimas-Peinado President and CEO, Wellnest As a global issue, mental health knows no boundaries—geographic, socioeconomic, age, gender or ethnicity.  Mental health challenges can impact… Read More
July 20, 2021
By Joe Grant, LA5 Director This is a call out to all LA5 Rotarians. Our historic and prestigious Rotary Club of Los Angeles is seeking your help and participation. What makes LA5 special to you? What… Read More
July 20, 2021
Please take a moment to RSVP and order your meal for you and a guest (or two) for this week’s. Rotary luncheon! It is going to be a very informative program and you’re guaranteed to walk away having… Read More
July 20, 2021
Susan Howland, MSG Director of Education Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland. Susan is also a USC alumnus. Susan Chapman Howland, MSG, has over twenty years of experience with community… Read More
July 13, 2021
You have probably noticed that along with our new RSVP requirement for weekly lunches, our annual due’s structure looks a little different – or has more options for you! If you haven’t already gone… Read More
July 13, 2021
You are in for a special treat this week with guest and honorary LA5 member, Fritz Coleman. Fritz is also a Paul Harris Fellow and has been a long-time supporter of so many of our LA5 programs. Our… Read More
July 13, 2021
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July 12, 2021
by Paul Ekstrand I hope you’re still floating on a high as much as I am from this past Friday’s 113th LA5 Rotary kick-off meeting and after-party. I’ve had a smile on my face all weekend as I… Read More