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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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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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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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Mitsubishi Motors electric race car displayed at Mitsubishi Owner's Day 2014 in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Mitsubishi Owner’s Day roars into town

Mitsubishi Motors puts its corporate pedal to the metal for its annual Mitsubishi Owner’s Day celebration, today until 1 p.m. at its headquarters in Cypress, 6400 Katella Ave. — between Mary Kay and Vans, across from Yamaha...
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John Wayne Airport to start improvement, stabilization project at Bristol St.

John Wayne Airport (JWA) will construct improvements to the dirt slope located south of the airfield and adjacent to Bristol St. North between Campus Dr. and the SR-73 Fwy. bridge. Drivers in this area should give themselves ex...
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New Garden Grove Walmart opens to shoppers

Garden Grove’s second Walmart store is opening Wednesday, July 16, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store is conveniently located at 11822 Gilbert St. and is open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week...
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Women must know what to expect from Social Security

Everyone needs to be aware of the financial resources they will have available in retirement. But if you’re a woman, you must be particularly diligent, for a variety of reasons. And that means you’ll need to know just what ...
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Kohl’s honors young volunteers with thousands in scholarships

Today, the Kohl’s Department Stores’  Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program honors nearly 200 deserving volunteers with $1,000 scholarships toward higher education. Nine youths from the Los Angeles-area were chosen from mor...
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LBPD and City of Long Beach conduct undercover op to flush out illegal purchases of jewelry and electronics

The Long Beach Police Department’s Detective Division, in cooperation with City of Long Beach’s Business Licensing Division, conducted a three day undercover business license compliance operation over the course of the ...
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