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RAUL CARRANZA, LOCAL DISABILITY ACTIVIST, HOSPITALIZED AFTER MEDI-CAL CUTS NURSING CARE

 
“I want you to fight. Fight for me, fight for the millions of unheard voices.” – Raul Carranza
 
May 19, 2012 (San Diego)—When Medi-Cal cut Raul Carranza’s round-the-clock nursing care, the paralyzed student feared for his future.  “Please join us so we can stop these cuts and save not only my life, but thousands of others,”  Carranza said at the time, organizing rallies in an effort to restore in-home healthcare services.

WHY DO ALL THE FIREFIGHTERS HAVE MUSTACHES?


October 25 fundraiser at Outback Steakhouse to benefit ill child in need of service dog
 

By Jym Bridger
 

October 20, 2011 (El Cajon)--You have probably seen them, all those guys riding around in the fire engines with moustaches. Has anybody told them moustaches have been out of fashion since the final episode of Magnum P.I. in 1988?
 

Yes these guys realize how ridiculous they look, but are doing it all for charity. Every October the El Cajon Firefighters Union sponsors "OctoberStash"--a charity event to help raise money for those in need.

FIREFIGHTERS ASK PUBLIC TO “FILL THE BOOT” FOR JERRY’S KIDS

 

August 25, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Local firefighters will be participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual “Fill the Boot” campaign, raising money to help find a cure for the crippling disease. On September 2, watch for local firefighters stationed around the County to coincide with the annual Labor Day telethon hosted by actor Jerry Lewis for muscular dystrophy.

 

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