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East side exterior of Cypress Senior Center. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for November 2014

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center, which is located at 9031 Grindlay Street, just south of Lincoln Avenue and about a mile west of Valley View Street in Cypress. You need not be a Cypress resid...
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Garden Grove offers free seasonal flu shots and health screenings

Staying healthy during flu season is getting easier at Garden Grove’s H. Louis Lake Senior Center. Free seasonal flu shots along with free health screenings and health care information are being offered on Thursday, November ...
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CHP looks to lower teen driving deaths with revamped Start Smart program

Collisions remain the number one killer of American teenagers, killing almost as many drivers as passengers, and killing more kids than homicide or suicide. The same holds true in California. Saving teen lives through education...
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60th annual Surf City 10 won by locals, raises funds for Project Self Sufficiency

A field of more than 4,100 runners participated in the 60th annual “Surf City 10 Mile, 10K and 5K” along Huntington Beach on Sunday morning. Active lifestyle and running enthusiasts from 21 states took part in California’...
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LBPD offers Halloween safety tips, warns of pot-laced candy

The Long Beach Police Department would like to warn parents about marijuana laced candy, and encourage the community to practice safety tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween. Can you identify which candies pictured in this ph...
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UC Medical Centers ready to render aid to confirmed Ebola patients

Though there are no confirmed or suspect cases of Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) in California, today the University of California Office of the President informed the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that all five UC...
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LBPD awarded grant to fund prevention of traffic-related deaths and injuries

The Long Beach Police Department has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic-related death...
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Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services receives $225,000 Covered California Navigator grant

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has received a $225,000 Covered California Navigator grant, aimed at increasing health insurance enrollment in the state. Covered California anticipates a total registratio...
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City of Long Beach urges everyone to get ready for flu season

The change in seasons and cooler weather is a reminder that it’s time for residents to get their annual flu shot. While winter is the typical time for flu activity, outbreaks can occur as early as October, so it’s n...
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Trick or Treat?

It’s Halloween! In front of you is a huge bag, full of calorie-laden candy. You think, I am strong and I will eat only one piece of candy! Care to make a wager? The last week of October is the beginning of the TRICK OR TREAT ...
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First “Walk to School Day” a success in Los Alamitos Unified School District

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, elementary students from across the Los Alamitos Unified School District participated in the International Walk to School Day. The District has initiated this effort as a commitment to educate students and...
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California flights power study on cleaner aircraft fuels

There’s more than one way to study the impact of biofuels. For NASA scientists, it means trailing an aircraft from as little as 300 feet behind while flying 34,000 feet in the air. Earlier this year, a NASA-led team conducted...
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Long-time Rossmoor resident seeking kidney donor

For the last two years, my husband, David Lara, has been my caretaker in helping me battle terminal cancer. He has successfully changed my status from being terminal cancer to now just a person who has cancer and is being monit...
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Pictured left to right are Youth Center after school children Nathan Gonzalez, Abraham Macias, Gregory Wong, and Pearson Sapiga enjoying the new dual hooped indoor basketball game that was purchased thanks to a grant from the Run Seal Beach committee. Photo courtesy of The Youth Center.

Youth Center thanks Run Seal Beach for its new sports equipment

More than a hundred kids at the Youth Center’s after school program in Los Alamitos are now enjoying new indoor/outdoor sports equipment thanks to a $2,900 grant from the Run Seal Beach committee. New indoor equipment include...
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