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July 20, 2017

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By Wave Staff

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — With more than 400 students and family members in attendance, state Sen. Holly J. Mitchell presented free laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children July 15 during a carnival that keyed on fun, but really was part of her years-long effort to engage children to stay mentally, physically and nutritionally active.

July 20, 2017

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Christmas came early on July 15 for 150 at-risk children in the state Senate’s 30th District thanks to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, who presented free laptops and scooters to the children. The presentation was part of Mitchell’s efforts to keep children mentally, physically and nutritionally active during the summer.

July 20, 2017

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By Shonassee Shaver, Staff Writer

The holiday season arrived early Saturday July 15, as families came out to USC to enjoy the summer heat at the 7th annual “Christmas in July” affair, hosted by Senator Holly J. Mitchell representative of the 30th District of L.A.

July 18, 2017

With more than 400 students and family members in attendance, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on Saturday presented free laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children during a carnival that keyed on fun – but really was part of her years-long effort to engage children to stay mentally, physically and nutritionally active.

July 14, 2017

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Event is sponsored by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell

Thanks to strong local support, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on Saturday will present laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children during a free carnival that includes food, games, rides, medical screenings, athletic challenges and enough outdoor fun to inspire Santa to buy sunscreen.

July 14, 2017

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Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed into law a bill that eliminates the requirement for exonerated defendants to pay fees for court-appointed counsel.

July 14, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law the first in a package of criminal justice-reform bills seeking to improve public safety, save taxpayers money and put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion.

Specifically, Senate Bill 355 would end requiring innocent defendants to reimburse the courts for the cost of appointed counsel – by only charging those who are convicted.

July 13, 2017

SATURDAY, LOS ANGELES – Sen. Holly Mitchell hosts “Christmas in July,” a “free carnival that includes food, games, rides, screenings, athletic challenges and enough outdoor fun to inspire Santa to buy sunscreen,” also presents laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk seven-to-12-year-olds who were nominated by their schools or social workers to receive gifts. 10 a.m., McCarthy Quad at the University of Southern California, 3551 Trousdale Pkwy. Contact: Ray Sotero 916 651-4030.

July 13, 2017

Event is sponsored by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell

Thanks to strong local support, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on Saturday will present laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children during a free carnival that includes food, games, rides, medical screenings, athletic challenges and enough outdoor fun to inspire Santa to buy sunscreen.