California Public Utilities Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval

California LifeLine Now Includes Wireless Services

Posted on 04/24/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Local Resources | Money & Work Guest post by California Public Utilities Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously in January of this year to revise the California LifeLine Program to include wireless devices and services. This is a game-changer for providing modern telecommunications services to low-income Californians. The Commission acted after hearing from hundreds of Californians in eight Public Participation Hearings held throughout the state. LifeLine was initiated by the Moore Act in 1987 and in the intervening years was available for wireline …

Work@50+ Wednesday Must-Reads

5 Must-Reads for Work@50+ Wednesday

Posted on 04/23/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Money & Work Happy Work@50+ Wednesday, everyone! You know we’re looking out for you. We read everything we can find on job hunting, entrepreneurship, and tools and resources for mature workers and share the latest and greatest with you, here, on Twitter, and Facebook. We have 5 must-reads for you this week spanning technology, startup funding, ageism, and job hunting. Whether you’re looking for work, considering entrepreneurship, or even if you’re interested in one of our local events, this edition our bi-weekly series has something …

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Special Offer at Kirk Douglas Theatre for AARP Members

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events Are you a theatre lover? We have an AARP member discount just for you at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City! On select dates, the Kirk Douglas Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a special ticket offer* on different words for the same thing. Playwright Kimber Lee, the recipient of the prestigious PoNY fellowship award, offers a complicated tale of a woman who revisits her hometown and is forced to reevaluate the ideas, places, and relationships that once shaped her. The show runs at …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

California | Events What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

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Get Your Free “Golden Tickets” to the Second Wind Tour in San Francisco and Los Angeles!

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events We have a limited number of FREE “Golden Tickets” available for the Second Wind Tour coming to San Francisco on Wednesday, April 16th and Los Angeles on Friday, April 18th. The tour, inspired by Dr. Bill Thomas’ new book, will offer a unique theater experience blending the spoken word, innovative set design, film, and music to start a conversation about “life after adulthood.” The Second Wind Tour is visiting 25 cities this spring to offer audiences powerful insights into slower, deeper, more connected ways of living …

Donna Davis

Chief Evangelist for California’s Small Business Owners Ready to Help You Dream Big

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events | Money & Work After speaking with Donna Davis, it would be difficult not to be excited about the idea of becoming an entrepreneur. Her official title is Regional Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region IX, but she calls herself the region’s “Chief Evangelist,” an apt term for a woman who is a leader, motivator, and tireless advocate for small businesses in California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, and Guam. Her passion for small business stems from her own experience as an entrepreneur. Davis, …