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Billed cap and flip flops from the summer 2014 collection of surfer Leila Hurst. Photo courtesy of Vans.

Surfer Leila Hurst debuts summer collection at the Vans US Open of Surfing

Vans is excited to spotlight surf team rider Leila Hurst on the release of her first-ever head-to-toe women’s collection and proudly welcomes her as the 2014 ASP wildcard into the Vans US Open of Surfing Women’s WCT event. ...
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Smart use of “variables” can lead to rIght answers for retirement

If you think back to your math classes in high school or college, you may remember that many of the problems involved the use of variables. Changing these variables around in any fashion would change the outcome of the problem....
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PLS Thrift and Gift Shop to hold Dollar Day Sale on Thursday, July 31

Break out your pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters — Precious Life Shelter Thrift and Gift Shop will hold a Dollar Day Sale on Thursday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See how far your dollars can stretch! Note: this sale ...
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Chamber and College Mixer successfully kicks off Cypress Festival

On Thursday, July 24, Cypress College again hosted a mixer in collaboration with the Cypress Area Chamber of Commerce to kick off the Cypress Festival and provide an opportunity to officially thank sponsors of the event, includ...
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Should you be a “hands-on” investor?

If you want to send your children or grandchildren to college, retire comfortably and achieve other important life goals, you will have to invest — it’s that simple. But the process of investing can sometimes seem anything ...
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UCLA Anderson shows California commercial development growing

A new forecast from Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson expects commercial development in California to grow cautiously over the next two to three years due to improved job and income growth and inadequate supply of developed commercia...
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New LAMC CEO Kent Clayton. Courtesy photo.

Los Alamitos Medical Center welcomes new CEO

Los Alamitos Medical Center (LAMC) is pleased to announce that Kent Clayton is the hospital’s new chief executive officer. Clayton comes to LAMC with more than twenty years of healthcare experience. He has an impressive track...
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Boys and Girls Club teen members Matthew O., Jonathan T., Troy T., Kayla M., Meagan G., Kamari T., Sara K., Taylor E., and Sara S. and teen leader Sean P. gain retail experience during their field trip to Old Navy at Long Beach Towne Center.

Old Navy welcomes Boys and Girls Club teen members

On Thursday, July 17, a group of teen members from the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress joined the staff at Old Navy at Long Beach Towne Center for “Camp Old Navy.” Every summer Old Navy stores invite teens ages 12 to 18 ye...
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Mendez Brothers (from left) Santiago, 26, Cruz, 29, and Samuel, 19. Courtesy photo.

Mendez brothers ride to win, place, and show at LARC

It was an all Mendez Brothers Trifecta in Saturday’ sixth race at Los Alamitos, as brothers Samuel, Santiago and Cruz Mendez finished first, second, and third in the 300-yards dash. Samuel, who at 19-years-old is the youn...
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Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Stephanie Scott of Los Alamitos picks up her new Chevy Equinox. Courtesy photo.

Los Alamitos resident earns second car from Mary Kay

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Stephanie Scott of Los Alamitos has earned the use of a new Chevy Equinox crossover as a result of her outstanding achievements in her Mary Kay business. Scott will take delivery of the new C...
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Sysco penalized for improper storage of perishable food

The nation’s largest food distribution company, Sysco Corporation, will pay nearly $20 million dollars in a consumer protection settlement for illegally holding perishable foods, such as seafood, milk and raw meat, in unr...
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Bounce into fun with the Kidgits Club at Westminster Mall

Get ready to jump up and down in excitement! Westminster Mall is hosting a Simon Kidgits Club bounce house event on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Target Court to celebrate its members with a bounce house and craft...
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Logo for Los Alamitos Race Course.

LARC declares first Summer Thoroughbred Festival a success

Los Alamitos wrapped a successful first Summer Thoroughbred Festival Sunday, averaging more than $5 million ($5,070,966) daily in total combined mutuel handle. “It was a great first step for Los Alamitos,’’ said Brad McKi...
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Karen Caplan of Frieda's Specialty Produce.

Posting a restaurant review on Yelp

Most of us have certain apps on our smart phones that we use regularly. For example, I oftentimes check in on Facebook when I am at interesting places, and I use my airline app to check on the status of my flight times and depa...
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