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Oakland man gets three years for pimping in Anaheim

Posted August 21, 2014 by courtesy

A man was sentenced yesterday to three years in state prison for pimping and pandering a woman by arranging for her to engage in commercial sex acts with an undercover police officer. Robert Vincent Grier, 27, Oakland, pleaded guilty to a court offer by the Honorable Robert Fitzgerald to one felony count each of pimping […]

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Today’s weather for Thursday, August 21

Posted August 21, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 83. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Anaheim announces temporary road closures for Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

Since 2006, Anaheim has been home to the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend, one in a series of runDisney events held each year in and around the City. Thousands of runners, joggers and fitness enthusiasts, both local residents as well as international visitors, look forward to participating in this annual family friendly tradition. The 2014 Disneyland […]

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Visiting Army aviation unit to conduct training at Los Alamitos Army Airfield

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

A visiting U.S. Army aviation unit will be engaged in training exercises conducted at Los Alamitos Army Airfield from August 21 through August 29. Training will include expanded air operations during this time period. The routine training, which is designed to maintain overall operational readiness and proficiency of the personnel involved in the mission, will […]

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LAUSD hires new director of fiscal services

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

It is with great pleasure that the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Education announces that Renee Arkus has been named the District’s new Director of Fiscal Services.  Renee comes to Los Al after 14 years in various positions with the Long Beach Unified School District, most recently as Assistant Director of Fiscal Services. […]

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Hemet man convicted in Westminster cold-case sexual assaults

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

A man was convicted today of forcibly raping two women after being linked to the cold-case sexual assaults through DNA. Kevin Lawrence Saint John, 45, Hemet, was found guilty by a jury today of two felony counts of forcible rape with sentencing enhancement allegations for committing a sexual assault against multiple victims and committing a […]

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Bill to require CSU to provide information on degrees sent to governor

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

The State Senate gave unanimous approval today to legislation authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) that will give students and parents an understanding of the value that individual degrees have in the job market. SB 1022 will require the California State University (CSU) system and encourage the University of California (UC) to […]

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LAUSD Superintendent Kropp welcomes families to the new school year

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

Welcome to a new school year and another exciting time in Los Alamitos Unified! Last year, we saw tremendous gains in student achievement in academics, athletics, activities, and the arts. We appreciate the hard work and dedication of teachers, support staff, LAEF, families, and community members who join us in Igniting Unlimited Possibilities for Students! […]

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Today’s weather for Wednesday, August 20

Posted August 20, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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Young Los Alamitos fundraiser back to selling lemonade in support of We Care

Posted August 19, 2014 by courtesy

The following information was released by Janelle Sagen on behalf of We Care Family Support Center of Los Alamitos. For the past three years my 10-year-old daughter Jaelyn has held a lemonade stand out front of our home in Los Alamitos. The first year she decided she was extremely “bugged” (she was 7) that there […]

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OC Parks to host public workshop for Talbert Regional Park Habitat Restoration Plan

Posted August 19, 2014 by courtesy

OC Parks will hold its first public workshop for the Habitat Restoration Plan of Talbert Regional Park on Wednesday Sept. 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center located at 1845 Park Avenue in Costa Mesa. Parking is available outside the Community Center. OC Parks’ […]

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LAPD to conduct DUI checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 22

Posted August 19, 2014 by courtesy

The Los Alamitos Police Department (LAPD) will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in the area of Katella Ave. and Civic Center Dr. Sobriety checkpoints have proven to be an effective resource in reducing the number of people killed or injured in alcohol- or drug-related […]

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