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Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Saturday, Jan. 4.


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9 a.m. LOS ANGELES — National Action Network Los Angeles will hold a news conference and march calling for an end to violence. Conference at 9 a.m.; march at 10 a.m. Bethel Baptist Church, 10905 Compton Ave. Contact: Blanca Zavala, (323) 521-3477 or Michael Cummings, (323) 974-6808.

10 a.m. PASADENA — El Centro de Accion Social will celebrate "Dia de los Tres Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day)," during which 150 children from low-income families in Pasadena will receive gifts. Pasadena Unified School District board vice president Tryon Hampton, Pasadena police Officer Christian Allen and Carlos Hernandez, the center's youth site coordinator, will dress as the three kings and distribute the gifts. Villa-Parke Community Center, auditorium, 363 E. Villa St. Contact: Mariana Robles-Dalany, (626) 792-3148 or cell: (626) 840-7633.

5 p.m. LOS ANGELES — The 2014 New Year's Race will be held, featuring a half-marathon, 5K run, Kids Fun Run and Health and Fitness Expo. The Kids Fun Run will start at 5 p.m. at 12th and Flower streets. The 5K run and half-marathon will start at 7 p.m. at Seventh Street and Grand Avenue. Contact: Felix Hernandez, (626) 765-7776.

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