AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Rose Hills awards $60,000 grant The Rose Hills Foundation has awarded the Intercommunity Child Guidance Center a $60,000 grant to fund its Early School Success Program. The program provides early childhood education and other services for children up to 5years old and parenting skills for mothers and fathers in low-income communities. “This unique program allows us to identify at-risk families with young children early on and provide them a suite of health care, social service and educational programs to give their children the tools they need to succeed in kindergarten and beyond,” said Charlene Dimas-Peinado, the center’s executive director. The Rose Hills grant, to be awarded over two years, will fund a case manager with the center’s Early School Success Program in partnership with the Montebello Unified School District and serve low-income children and their families in Montebello. Symphony plans first concert LA MIRADA – David Stenske, La Mirada Symphony music director, will conduct the first concert of the season at 8 tonight at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. It will be a musical montage of contrasts starting with the poetic and melodic Rosamunde Overture by Franz Schubert and ending with the bold and colorful Symphony No. 2 in B Minor by the passionate Alexander Borodin. The centerpiece for the evening will be the West Coast premiere of the Triple Flute Concerto, a new work by Joseph Russo. Cell tower hearing to be postponed WHITTIER – The City Council will be asked at its 6:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting to continue a public hearing for a cell tower at the Second Church of Christ Scientist, Whittier until Jan. 22, 2008. T-Mobile has found another site, but it wants to wait until its has building permits issued. The council also has on its agenda new building codes, a report providing an update on the Whittier Greenway Trail, and consideration of an expanded July 4 Independence Day program. For information call City Hall, (562) 945-8200. Emergency response training classes set WHITTIER – The city police and Los Angeles County Fire departments will hold emergency response training from 7 to 9 p.m. on three consecutive Tuesdays, beginning next week. Topics to be covered will include home and neighborhood preparedness, neighborhood self-reliance, a hands-on fire extinguisher exercise, utilities management, damage assessment and building permits. Graduates who attend all three classes will receive a gift and are eligible for a free first-aid class to be offered by the American Red Cross. For information call (562) 464-3390. Art reception set for Thursday WHITTIER – A reception for the artwork of 8-year-old Sebastian Chavez, which is on display, will be held from 5:30 to 7p.m. Thursday at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road. Chavez has been drawing since the age of 3 and has drawn all different shapes and sizes of what is just outside his house. His artwork is on display in the Parnell Park Senior Center lobby. For information call (562)464-3360. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – The Whittier Uptown Association in conjunction with the city of Whittier’s Cultural Arts Foundation will present the second annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Art and Music Festival from 4-10:30 p.m. today in Uptown Whittier. The event, along Greenleaf Avenue between Hadley and Philadelphia, will feature artist vendors, a children’s arts and crafts area, special altar makers, food from local restaurants, live music and performance groups throughout the evening. Admission is free. For information call (562) 693-2844 or (562) 696-2662.