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Today’s weather for Tuesday, September 30

Posted September 30, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Related articles Seven-day local weather forecast, 28 September through 04 October (oc-breeze.com)

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Garden Grove names Todd Elgin as new police chief

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

For the twelfth time, Garden Grove has a new police chief. Captain Todd Elgin, a 27-year veteran of the department, assumes his new assignment as Chief of Police on Jan. 1, 2015. His predecessor, Chief Kevin Raney, will remain in the top spot through the end of 2014 to assist Elgin in the transition. “I’m […]

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Jr. Pee Wee and Pee Wee Basketball registration still open

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

The City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department is still accepting registrations for Jr. Pee Wee Basketball for ages 3 1⁄2 to 4 and Pee Wee Basketball League for ages 5-7. In a fun and enthusiastic environment, Recreation Department coaches will instruct boys and girls fundamental basketball skills including positions, dribbling, shooting, and […]

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West Orange County Connectors Project construction highlights for the week of Sept. 29

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

UPDATE: The northbound I-405 on-ramp at Seal Beach Blvd. will reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30. Caltrans and the project contractor worked diligently to get the ramp open in late-September. The project team would like to thank the traveling public for their patience while the ramp was closed for reconstruction. Drive safely and enjoy […]

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Scavenger hunt raises literacy awareness at the Cypress Library

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

Literacy plays an important part in every aspect of our adult lives. Without strong reading skills, it is difficult to seek employment, hold down a job, manage our healthcare, support our families, teach our children, participate in our communities, or enjoy the world of books. Yet thousands of adults in Orange County lack the reading […]

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Document shredding event to help Cypress High Band for 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

Proceeds from the upcoming Chamber of Commerce document shredding event will be donated to assist in the fundraising efforts for the Cypress High School Band, a proud participant in the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. The Chamber is promoting the document shredding along with a free two-day e-waste recycling event to provide an […]

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Cooper Center presents family-friendly Prehistoric OC festival

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

The Dr. John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center will celebrate International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day (which are only four days apart) on October 12, 2014 with a FREE educational family event, Prehistoric OC. The Prehistoric OC festival presents Orange County’s rich heritage of natural history, prehistoric animals and plants, and Native American […]

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Los Alamitos Museum now open three days a week

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

The Los Alamitos Museum is happy to announce that a select number of people offering their time and services are allowing the Museum to open their doors for an extra day each week. You can now tour this local landmark on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. With the help of the City, the Los Alamitos Museum […]

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Los Alamitos High School’s award-winning choir program returns to the stage October 16-18 in “On Broadway”, performing an entertaining mix of new and classic Broadway selections from Wicked, Copacabana, West Side Story and other popular shows. For tickets, go to www.losalamitoschoir.com.
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LAHS Choir sings Broadway show tunes in October

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

The Los Alamitos High School Choir Program, under the direction of David Moellenkamp, takes to the stage for their first series of concerts of the new school year on Oct. 16 to 18 as students perform some of Broadway’s most popular and beloved songs. “We’re performing a mix of new and classic songs including selections […]

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RHA Candidate Night spotlights candidates for local, state, and national postitions

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

The Rossmoor Homeowners Association is proud to sponsor the Candidate Night event for our communities. Join us for this opportunity to listen to and ask questions of candidates for national, state and local positions. The following candidates have been confirmed: 47th Congressional District, Andy Whallon; 34th State Senate District, Jose Solorio; 72nd State Assembly District, […]

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Conversations in Place continues October 19 with “Rethinking Urban Nature”

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

D.J. Waldie said, “When culture becomes the environment – when the urban is everywhere new questions need to be asked about the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the landscape on which we stand.” The next presentation of Conversations in Place,“Rethinking Urban Nature,” will feature Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles […]

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ARTIC grand opening celebration set for Saturday, December 13

Posted September 29, 2014 by courtesy

ARTIC – the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center – will soon open its doors, signifying the future of transportation is here and now in Orange County. Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 13 for a day filled with music, food, educational tours, information from the transportation providers, and more. This family friendly event will be […]

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