Los Alamitos

Founded in 1978, Casa Youth Shelter provides youth in crisis with a safe place to stay, meals and basic necessities, and counseling services to promote personal growth and healthy relationships. A longtime supporter, who in August 2018 contributed $1 million to enable the shelter to acquire its neighboring property at …continue reading

featured graphic for July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular 2020 at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Photo by Crystal Housman courtesy of California National Guard.

Visitors packed Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos for the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on Independence Day. Every person in every vehicle underwent a temperature check at the gate before being admitted to the base. The JFTB played host to one of the few official fireworks displays in the …continue reading

Grateful Hearts has issued an urgent need for help after being the victim of theft. On July 7, their only operational grocery trucks had three catalytic converters stolen from them, rendering them non-operational. Surveillance videos have been viewed by the police, but nothing too useful has been found to help …continue reading

Beginning Tuesday, July 7 the City of Los Alamitos Senior Grocery Program sponsored by Second Harvest Food Bank and Feeding America will take place at the American Legion Post 716 parking lot (3252 Florista St, Los Alamitos 90720). Distribution will take place weekly every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00pm-2:00pm to the …continue reading

As the State of California moves through its reopening stages aimed at gradually reopening businesses, the City of Los Alamitos will reopen City Hall, Police Department, and the Community Center with modified hours of operation and procedures for visiting. Beginning Monday, July 6, 2020, Los Alamitos City Hall located at …continue reading

Since 1952, The Youth Center of Los Alamitos has been transforming children’s lives one family at a time through collaborative social, educational and recreational programs, and we could never have done it alone! Our Community Partnerships include the Los Alamitos Unified School District, the City of Los Alamitos, Rossmoor Community …continue reading

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According to an article published on Wednesday at ocregister.com that appears on the front page of the Thursday printed edition, an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy is under investigation for wearing patches “associated with a right-wing paramilitary group.” The photo below, provided by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), was shamelessly …continue reading

featured graphic for Los Alamitos Police Department during COVID-19

A peaceful student-organized protest at Los Alamitos High School on Wednesday, June 3, was watched over by Los Alamitos Police Department. Los Alamitos Police Chief Eric Nuñez took the opportunity to speak with the protestors. Note the face masks! No incidents of violence or looting were reported during or after …continue reading

The Rossmoor Community Services District (RCSD) is deeply saddened to inform the community of the passing of former Board Member Joel Rattner on April 25, 2020. RCSD Board President Michael Maynard said “Joel brought energy and passion in serving the community of Rossmoor. This is a sad loss for Rossmoor.” …continue reading