On a warm day in June, the volunteers gathered in a school cafeteria just off Interstate 215 to help the growing list of families that had signed up for assistance. “I need a blue backpack – anyone seen that?” asked volunteer Megan Reyes. For the fourth yea...Read more →
American Spirit with Mary Parks.
A passion for storytelling
Television journalist and communications professional Mary Parks is perhaps best known for her many years of Los Angeles news reporting.
Today, not only does she write for WestCoast Magazine, but Mary is creator and host of the weekly PBS television series American Spirit with Mary Parks. American Spirit is distributed on a variety of television outlets, including the California Channel (which reaches over 6 million homes), Charter Channel 188, and PBS affiliate KVCR. Individual stories are also seen via the web and television on Voice of America in nearly 100 countries worldwide.
To watch American Spirit anywhere in the nation, you can subscribe to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC55OQX0igaOIPIBCbqLjchQ
Cancer flat-out stinks. Most people who receive a diagnosis of the “C” word spend a fair amount of time crying, and who could blame them? Yet after the tears dry, there is often an overwhelming desire to stand up to cancer and rally for patient support and com...Read more →