Únete a AARP en el Estadio de los Dodgers para el Festival Viva Los Dodgers, “La Gran Fiesta”

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events Es un momento emocionante para ser un fan de los Dodgers, y a AARP le gustaría verte en el festival Viva Los Dodgers, La Gran Fiesta, en honor del Mes de la Herencia Hispana para que disfrutes de comida, diversión, excelente música y festividades. Este festival familiar previo al juego se llevara a cabo en la recién remodelada estación 76 (cerca del lote 6) cuatro horas antes del juego de casa (el cual empieza a las 6:10 p.m.) donde los …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Viva Los Dodgers, “La Gran Fiesta”

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events It’s an exciting time to be a Dodgers fan and AARP would like to meet up with you at Viva Los Dodgers, La Gran Fiesta, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month to enjoy food, fun, great music, and festivities. This family-friendly pregame festival is held at the refurbished 76 station (near Lot 6) four hours prior to the home game (which starts at 6:10 p.m.), where fans can enjoy live music, players’ autographs, and other fun activities. AARP has even arranged …

Free Screening of “Cantinflas” for AARP Members in Whittier

Posted on 09/10/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, AARP California offered its members, and their members’ friends and relatives, the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a free prescreening of the movie, “Cantinflas”a day before its world premiere, which took place in the city of Whittier.  The first 100 attendees were also treated to a free popcorn and soda. The screening was a part of AARP Movies for Grownups, which celebrates movies that appeal to the 50+ audience. The film, starring Spanish actor, Óscar Jaenada, …

America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign Offers Actions to Prepare for Disasters

Posted on 09/8/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise – aside from a fire drill – at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years. Knowing what to do in the event of a disaster or emergency is the message of the America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, …

Volunteers Say ‘No’ to Utility Hikes

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | California By Ray Huard Hank Povinelli is fed up with rising electric rates. “If I have to pay significantly higher electricity bills, I have to take that money from someplace else,” said Povinelli, a retired information technology executive who worked in the hospitality and casino industry. Like many retirees, Povinelli, 67, who lives in the San Fernando Valley city of Chatsworth, must get by on a fixed income. “We can’t increase our revenue. We have to manage the costs,” he said. …

Raise Your Voice Before They Raise Your Rates

Posted on 08/29/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Advocacy | California Southern California Edison wants more of your money. Right now, they’re trying to convince the CA Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to rubber stamp their request for a nearly $1 Billion rate hike over the next 3 years. In these tough economic times, the last thing we need is an increase in our electric rates. But that’s what might happen, unless you raise your voice now. We need you to act today! Please share how increased utility rates would impact your …