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Johnathan Mendez, a Youth Center member, holds up a vase for appraisal. Courtesy photo.

Los Alamitos Youth Center organizes new antique and collectible events

The Youth Center’s is proud to announce two new events sponsored by Coliseum Antiques. Appraisal Day is scheduled on Saturday April 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Come to this event to have your valuables professionally appraised...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, April 16

Today’s local weather forecast: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoo
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Garden Grove Police encourage public to turn in expired, unused, unwanted prescription drugs on April 26

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Garden Grove Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their hom...
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Baseball: an app for that!

The first day of Spring was last month, and Major League Baseball’s Opening Day has already proved disappointing locally — but you can still download and install software that allows you to dream big, or follow the ups (and...
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CHP honors emergency dispatchers

You may be in the midst of a chaotic moment, a health crisis, or even worse and the three numbers that come to mind to call in the emergency are 9-1-1. The people answering the phones are highly trained professionals who may ca...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday, April 15

Today’s local weather forecast: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Cinco de Mayo in the Plaza.

Diocese of Orange to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

The Diocese of Orange will stage a celebration of Latin culture, food and music on Saturday, May 3, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Christ Cathedral Campus, 13280 Chapman Ave. in Garden Grove. The cost is $10 per adult and $5 each for...
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Springtime is decluttering time

Today I stood on-line at the market, surrounded by magazines, almost all aimed at women (hey, market manager – men shop too!). It is springtime and most of the cover stories are about losing weight for bathing suit season or ...
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A Seder plate, giving the names of the different symbolic foods in both English and Hebrew.

A Catholic looks at Passover

I would like to wish all our Jewish readers a solemn and joy-filled celebration of Passover among family and friends. As a Catholic Christian, I am taught that God did not abrogate the Old Covenant when Jesus Christ established...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, April 14

Today’s local weather forecast: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
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Eileen Armogida of Keller Williams Los Alamitos. Courtesy photo.

Keller Williams Realty Los Alamitos gears up for sixth annual RED Day

On May 8, more than 90,000 agents at Keller Williams Realty will have the opportunity to participate in the company’s sixth annual RED Day. RED (Renew, Energize and Donate) Day is a Keller Williams Realty service initiative d...
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Entrance to the pool at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Los Alamitos offers junior lifeguard conditioning camp

If you plan on participating in a beach or pool Junior Guard program this summer, join Junior Lifeguard Conditioning Camp offered by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. This camp for ages 8-17 years is d...
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A new Scholastic Aptitude Test is coming for 2016

Over 80 years the SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) test scores have been essential tools for students and families in assessing the students’ preparedness for college and their ability to handle college courses. It is not mea...
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CHP joins others to combat teen distracted driving and change driving culture

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) joined with Impact Teen Drivers (ITD), the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) football team, and local student leaders to observe Nati...
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