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A young patient nearly dunks Chris Babbitt, M.D., medical director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Miller Children’s, in a 500 gallon water tank to kick-off fundraising for Miller Children’s iWalk…4 Kids. Courtesy photo.

Young patients try to dunk-a-doc to raise funds for Miller Children’s Hospital

A crowd gathered outside of Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach on Thursday, July 24 to watch pediatric patients attempt to submerge their doctors in a 500 gallon water tank. The special “dunk-a-doc” eve...
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Jack Rogers, inspiration for SBPD fundraiser at Macaroni Grill. Photo courtesy of SBPD.

Join Seal Beach Police at Macaroni Grill to raise money for CHOC

On behalf of the Seal Beach Police Department, please join us on Thursday, July 31, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 9 o.m. at Macaroni Grill, 12380 Seal Beach Blvd. in Seal Beach, for a fun-filled evening where your police officers and st...
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Los Alamitos is prepared for high temperatures with designated Cooling Center

In response to increased temperatures that are likely to occur over the next few weeks, the City of Los Alamitos Community Center located at 10911 Oak Street has been designated as a Cooling Center by the Orange County Office o...
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Anaheim offers cooling centers and health care tips during warm weather

In times of higher than normal temperatures, Anaheim libraries and community centers serve as regional Cooling Centers, offering relief from the hot weather. The list of Cooling Centers is listed below.  In addition, the follo...
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Chevron sale of butterflies to fund research on pediatric brain cancer

Beginning on Monday, July 21, the McKenna Claire Foundation, a non-profit organization striving to spread awareness, increase community involvement and fund research of pediatric brain cancer, continued its partnership with Che...
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DC Circuit Court strikes down IRS tax credit for federal health exchanges

This morning, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an IRS interpretation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that allowed the IRS to give tax credits for health insurance purchased on federal exchanges, in ...
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Kayak with family on Naples Canals in Long Beach

Try something new this summer! Bring your family and friends and join Cypress Recreation for a day on the bay on Sunday, Aug. 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.! Whether you’re an avid kayaker or a beginner, you will enjoy a cruise thro...
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Field of runners at start of 2013 Cypress 5k/10k Run/Walk. Courtesy photo.

33rd Annual Cypress 5k/10k Run/Walk this Saturday, July 26

Editor’s note: while the race marks its thirty-third run, the Cypress Community Festival will mark its thirty-fourth appearance the same day. Come down for pancakes flipped just for you by the Cypress Kiwanis Club — and muc...
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Correa and Lowenthal collaborate with Westminster to stage fitness event

Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana), in collaboration with Congressman Lowenthal (CA-47); and Westminster Mayor Tri Ta and local community organizations are hosting the annual Westminster Family Fitness Day. Families will have the...
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Miller Children’s Pediatric Rehab patients take to the skies over Long Beach Marina

On Thursday, July 10, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach pediatric rehabilitation patients went on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, as they strapped in to fly a Cessna plane – taking them on an excursion ...
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Car-seat awareness event to be held at JFTB

The public is invited to attend a free car-seat awareness event at the Family Assitance Center on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB). The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at th Veterans ...
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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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MemorialCare Health System hospitals rank among nation’s best in annual listings of best hospitals

In a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 hospitals in the U.S., MemorialCare Health System’s Long Beach Memorial has earned a place among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals. It is listed as one of the nation...
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