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A triathlete rounds the corner at the east end of Constitution Ave. on Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos in the bicycling portion of the reverse triathlon. She will head north to the transition area across Shiloh Ave. from the Veterans Center near the front gate at the south end of Lexington Dr. After parking her bike, she’ll walk to the USA Water Polo National Training Center pool for the final portion of the triathlon. In the background are three cadets from Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Academy, one of the tenants at the JFTB. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Families, friends finish strong at Race on the Base

On Saturday, Feb. 28 around 4,500 walkers, runners and triathletes converged at the 34th annual Race on the Base Event at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos. The event opens up the Base to the public for a 5K, 10K, ...
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Los Al Chamber to host Police Appreciation Awards Luncheon

The Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 33rd Annual Police Appreciation Awards Luncheon sponsored by: EmCare, Inc. and the Los Alamitos Emergency Department Physicians. The Luncheon honoring the Los Alamitos Poli...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, February 20 to February 27, 2015

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. February 20, 2015 Counseling – 10:27 a.m. – 4200 block of Farquhar Ave. -...
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Los Alamitos Spring Activities Guide now available

Join the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department as they welcome springtime with the Los Alamitos Spring Activities Guide. Available NOW, so if you don’t have a copy yet, grab one at the Community Ce...
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Save the Date: Endless Summer Party fundraiser at St. Isidore on May 9

Join us May 9 for a fundraiser to paint the St. Isidore Chapel! There will be great food, great music, and great fun. Live entertainment will be provided by the Elm Street Band! The excitement starts at 5:30 p.m. at St. Isidore...
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Alamitos Oral Surgery signs on as the “Official Recreation Swim Partner” at the USA Water Polo National Training Center

The City of Los Alamitos is pleased to announce that Alamitos Oral Surgery has signed on as the “Official Recreation Swim Partner” at the USA Water Polo National Training Center. The facility is home to a number of events s...
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Youth Center students stage mid-season guitar and keyboard contest

Playing their hearts out students of the Youth Center’s Music Program performed for family and friends at the mid-season Guitar and Keyboard Concert at the Youth Center in Los Alamitos on Feb. 26. More than 60 guests were ent...
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Laura Bleijenberg, owner of On the Ball Fitness, 4107 Ball Rd. in Cypress, strikes a pose on behalf of all the vendors at the Vendor Expo at the 2015 Southland Credit Union Race on the Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Packet pick-up day today, on your mark tomorrow morning at Race on the Base!

Today was packet pick-up day for the 2015 Southland Credit Union Race on the Base, managed by Run Racing for the City of Los Alamitos. Vendors set up their booths in the Vendor Expo between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in time for ...
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Monthly RHA recycling drive at Rush Park on Feb. 28

Washington and Lincoln gave you a day off this month. Now do the presidential thing and show us some love by bringing your recyclable newspapers and mixed paper waste, cans and plastic and glass bottles! This Saturday, Feb. 28,...
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We hope to see you at the Race on the Base!

Friday is packet pick-up day and the opening day of the vendor expo at the 2015 Southland Credit Union Race on the Base. As a proud sponsor of Race on the Base, Orange County Breeze will participate in the vendor expo. Please s...
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Save the Date: Precious Life Shelter’s 16th Annual Gala March 21, 2015

Precious Life Shelter will be holding its 26th annual gala, “Sea” Hope Happening, on March 21, 2015. This fabulous dinner dance gala and auction will be held at the Waterfront Hilton Resort Huntington Beach, 21100 P...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, February 13 to February 19, 2015

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. February 13, 2015 Stray Animal – 8:42 a.m. – 10900 block of Oak St. - A s...
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Los Alamitos – Rossmoor Library welcomes community to its new Front Porch

After months of work and around two years of fundraising before that, the Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library celebrated the grand opening of its totally renovated front entrance with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 21. T...
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A tiny bite of delicious perfection served at Coconut Rabbit in Los Alamitos. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Coconut Rabbit rates as a Westways “top pick”

In August 2013, Los Alamitos welcomed Coconut Rabbit Thai Bistro. Now the Southern California Auto Club — which opened an office in Rossmoor recently — has picked the easily-overlooked but never-forgotten-once-visited Bistr...
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