Natasha on KTLA Supporting Glamour Gowns and CASA Los Angeles

Former Glamour Gowns Chair, Jennifer Parker-Stanton and Miss California USA Natasha Martinez joined KTLA live to preview the fashions that will be donated for Glamour Gowns.  In the past decade, Glamour Gowns has served more than 3,000 teenage girls in the foster care system, providing them with formal gowns, shoes and accessories for their prom or other formal event -all at no cost. This year, for the first time, young men in the foster care system will also be included. New suits, shirts, ties and shoes will be provided to 100 boys, in addition to dresses and accessories for 400 girls. The event is taking place this Saturday April 18th at the LA Convention Center.  Special guest, Miss California USA, Natasha Martinez will also be attending and volunteering at the event along with CNN personality Michaela Pereira. 



Miss California USA® and Miss California Teen USA® 2015 Crowned

Miss California USA® and Miss California Teen USA® 2015 Crowned

Natasha Martinez a 23-year-old contestant from Chino Hills was crowned Miss California USA® 2015. Melanie Mitchell a 16-year-old contestant from East Anaheim Hills was crowned Miss California Teen 2015. The pageant was held at the Long Beach Convention center Sunday, January 11, 2015. The winners go onto compete at the Miss USA and Miss USA Teen competitions in June.

Martinez, a former Laker Girl, model for Univision and performer at Disneyland, is a graduate Chapman University in Broadcast Journalism. She recently finished an internship with ABC’s “On The Red Carpet” and is currently the host of KDOC’s “What a City Eats.” She has played classical piano since she was 9-years old. Her career ambition of becoming a news anchor and entertainment host seems to be within reach for this talented and interesting young woman.

Mitchell is a multi-talented singer, dancer and actress. Her latest role was in Musical Theatre West’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” She is currently a high school sophomore who is being homeschooled. Her goal is to graduate with honors from a University with a degree in Music.