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Office Information

Los Angeles County
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1971
Fax: (626) 943-3840

Director

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Keith C. Nathaniel Ed.D.
Title: County Director & 4-H Youth Development Advisor
Specialty: Adolescent Development; Educational Planning; Social Capital and Community Networks
Notes: Mailing address: PO Box 22255, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1970
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: kcnathaniel@ucanr.edu

Director

Administrative Office

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Dohee Kim MPP
Title: Director of Media Outreach and Advocacy Liaison
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1974
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: deekim@ucanr.edu
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Rebecca Sanders
Title: Administrative Assistant III
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626 586-1971
Fax: 626 943-3840
Email: rsanders@ucanr.edu

4-H Youth Development

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Cynthia Chavez
Title: Community Education Specialist
Specialty: Project Learning Tree
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 6265861937
Fax: 6269433840
Email: crchavez@ucdavis.edu
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Mr Roy Hillstock
Title: Computer Resource Specialist II
Notes: Mailing address: University of California Cooperative Extension-LA Attn: Roy Hillstock 700 W. Main St. Alhambra, CA 91801
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1972
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: rlhillstock@ucanr.edu
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Charlene Moore
Title: 4-H YDP Antelope Valley Coordinator
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
335 East Avenue K-10, Suite 101
Lancaster, CA 93535
Phone: (661) 974-8824
Fax: (661) 723-3751
Email: moore@ucanr.edu

Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences

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Coral Burciaga-Luquin
Title: Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Nutrition Education
Address:
700 West Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626)586-1987
Fax: (626)943-3840
Email: cburciagaluquin@ucanr.edu
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Stephanie Monterroza
Title: Nutrition Supervisor
Notes: Orange and Los Angeles Counties
Address:
South Coast Research and Extension Center
7601 Irvine Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949)-653-1804
Email: sdmonterroza@ucanr.edu
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Alejandrina Orozco
Title: Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Youth EFNEP
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1977
Fax: 626-943-3840
Email: orozco@ucanr.edu
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Cynthia Orozco
Title: Program Representative I
Notes: Mailing address: PO Box 22255, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 6264092731
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: corozco@ucanr.edu
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Natalie M Price
Title: Area Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1948
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: nmprice@ucanr.edu
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Mrs Aba Ramirez
Title: Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Adult Nutrition Education
Address:
700 W. Main Street
626-586-1978
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1978
Fax: 626-943-3840
Email: abaramirez@ucanr.edu
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Bridget Vaults
Title: Administrative Assistant, Nutrition, Family and Consumer Science
Notes: Mailing address: PO Box 22255, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1983
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: bbvaults@ucanr.edu

Master Gardener Program

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Valerie Borel
Title: Horticulture and Master Gardener Program Coordinator
Specialty: Sustainability and fire-safe landscaping
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension Los Angeles
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1986
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: vtborel@ucanr.edu
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Sara R. Harris
Title: Master Gardener Special Projects Coordinator; UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
Specialty: Promoting Alternatives to Citrus in the Fight Against ACP/HLB
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1979
Fax: 626-943-3810
Email: srharris@ucanr.edu
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Jessica Yarger
Title: Master Gardener Program Assistant
Address:
700 W Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1975
Fax: (626) 943-3840
Email: jayarger@ucanr.edu

Sustainable Food Systems

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Rachel A. Surls Ph.D.
Title: Sustainable Food Systems Advisor
Specialty: urban agriculture, urban gardening, food systems
Address:
Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
(626) 586-1982
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1982
Fax: 626-943-3840
Email: ramabie@ucanr.edu

Environmental Horticulture

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Janet Hartin
Title: Area Environmental Horticulture Advisor and County Co-Director
Specialty: Environmental horticulture, arboriculture, sustainable landscapes (irrigation and soil/water relations; greenwaste management; integrated pest management stressing prevention); Master Gardener program
Address:
Cooperative Extension San Bernardino County
777 East Rialto Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0730
Phone: (951) 313-2023
Email: jshartin@ucanr.edu
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Donald R. Hodel
Title: Environmental Horticulture Advisor
Specialty: Selection & management of palms and other woody ornamentals in the landscape
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1973
Fax: 626-943-3480
Email: drhodel@ucanr.edu
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John N. Kabashima M.B.A., Ph.D.
Title: Environmental Horticulture Advisor, Emeritus
Specialty: Ornamental horticulture, nursery crops, pest management, exotic and invasive pests, water runoff, water quality
Address:
7601 Irvine Blvd.
949-733-3970
Irvine, CA 92618
Email: jnkabashima@ucanr.edu

Integrated Pest Management

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Jung Eun Kim
Title: SRA1
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Email: juekim@ucanr.edu
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Niamh Quinn
Title: Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor
Address:
South Coast Research and Extension Center
7601 Irvine Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949 301-9182 x1004
Email: nmquinn@ucanr.edu
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Dr Siavash Taravati
Title: Area IPM Advisor
Address:
700 W Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1981
Email: staravati@ucanr.edu
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Cheryl A. Wilen Ph.D.
Title: San Diego County Interim Director and Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor. Also: IPM Extension Coordinator for Natural Resources; Interim County Director of San Diego
Specialty: Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for ornamental plant production and maintenance including nurseries, greenhouses, field production, floriculture, turf and landscape, pesticide reduction and alternatives. Research specialty in weed management, snails & slugs.
Notes: cell: 949-338-1842

For Home Gardening Pest Questions contact your local UC Master Gardener In San Diego:(858) 822-6910; Los Angeles:(626) 586-1988 mglosangeleshelpline@ucdavis.edu; Orange: email the OC MGs using hotline@uccemg.com For other counties see http://camastergardeners.ucdavis.edu/California_Counties_MG_Websites/ for phone number or email.
Address:
UCCE
9335 Hazard Way, Ste. 201
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 822-7795
Fax: 858-822-7667
Email: cawilen@ucanr.edu

Natural Resources

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Sabrina L. Drill , Ph.D.
Title: Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Watershed education, conservation and restoration of aquatic and wildland habitats and anadramous fishes, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, fire ecology and landscape preparation, land use planning, environmental literacy and public participation in science.
Notes: Covers Los Angeles and Ventura Counties and the California Naturalist Statewide Program
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (805) 645-1466
Email: sldrill@ucanr.edu
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Eliot Freutel
Title: Community Education Specialist 2 (SoCal)
Address:
UC Agriculture & Natural Resources
2801 Second Street
184
Davis, CA 95618
Email: etfreutel@ucanr.edu

Agriculture

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Andre S Biscaro
Title: Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor
Address:
Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Drive, #100
Ventura, CA 93003-5401
Phone: 805-645-1465
Fax: (805) 645-1474
Email: asbiscaro@ucdavis.edu