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                              UNITED STATES
                    SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                          Washington, D.C. 20549

                                SCHEDULE 13G

                 Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                            (Amendment No. 2)*


                     PIA Merchandising Services, Inc.
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                             (Name of Issuer)

                        Common Stock, $.01 par value
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                       (Title of Class of Securities)

                                 693360 10 9
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                              (CUSIP Number)


   *The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting 
person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of 
securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which 
would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

   The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not 
be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities 
Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that 
section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act 
(however, see the Notes).

                     Continued on following page(s)

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CUSIP No. 693360 10 9              13G                        PAGE 2 OF 4 PAGES
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons. S.S.I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above 
     Persons.

     California Community Foundation
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 (2) Check the Appropriate Box if a Member   (a)  / /
     of a Group*                             (b)  / /
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 (3) SEC Use Only

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 (4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
     California
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 Number of Shares             (5) Sole Voting Power
 Beneficially                     480,872
 Owned by                    --------------------------------------------------
 Each Reporting               (6) Shared Voting Power
 Person With                      -0-
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                              (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                  480,872
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                              (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                  -0-
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 (9) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     480,872
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(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares* 
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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     8.0%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
     00
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                    *SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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ITEM 1.

    (A)   NAME OF ISSUER
          PIA Merchandising Services Inc.
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    (B)   ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
          19900 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 900, Irvine, California 92718
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ITEM 2.

    (A)   NAME OF PERSON FILING
          California Community Foundation
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    (B)   ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
          606 S. Olive Street, Suite 2400, Los Angeles, California 90014
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    (C)   CITIZENSHIP
          California
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    (D)   TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
          This filing is made in regard to the Common Stock, $.01 par 
          value per share of PIA Merchandising Services, Inc. (the 
          "Common Stock").
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    (E)   CUSIP NUMBER
          693360 10 9
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ITEM 3.  IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13d-1(B) OR
         13d-2(B) OR (C), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

    (a) / / Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act

    (b) / / Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act

    (c) / / Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act

    (d) / / Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment
            Company Act

    (e) / / Investment Adviser registered under section 203 of the 
            Investment Advisers Act of 1960.

    (f) / / Employee Benefit Plan, Pension Fund which is subject to the 
            provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
            or Endowment Funds see Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).

    (g) / / Parent holding company, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(G)
            (Note: See Item 2)

    (h) / / Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(H)




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ITEM 4.  OWNERSHIP

    (a) Amount Beneficially Owned:
        At December 31, 1998 the filing person beneficially owned 480,972 
        shares of Common Stock
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    (b) Percent of class:
        8.0%
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    (c) Number of shares as to which such person has:

          (i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
              480,972
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         (ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
              0
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        (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
              480,972
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         (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
              0
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ITEM 5.  OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS

    If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date
hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than
five percent of the class of securities, check the following.  / /

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ITEM 6.  OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON
         Not applicable.
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ITEM 7.  IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED
         THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY
         Not applicable.
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ITEM 8.  IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP
         Not applicable.
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ITEM 9.  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP
         Not applicable.
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ITEM 10. CERTIFICATION

         By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
         belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are
         held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired
         for the purpose of and do not have the effect of changing or
         influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and
         were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in
         any transaction having such purposes or effect.

                                  SIGNATURE

    After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I
certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and
correct.
                                                  February 12, 1999
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                                                         Date

                                                   /s/ Steven Cobb
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                                                     (Signature)
                                                     Steven Cobb

                                                Chief Financial Officer
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                                                      (Name/Title)