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Travis Allen, California Assembly, 72nd District, Huntington Beach

Travis Allen’s charitable organization registry bill signed by governor

Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 2077 sponsored by Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach). The law establishes a registry of charitable organizations to be maintained by the California Attorney General and requires all charitab...
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Support the SEE Center and have tons of fun at Los Al Bunco Party

A Bunco Party with dinner and silent auction to benefit the SEE Center for the Advancement of Deaf Children will be at the Los Alamitos Community Center on September 20, 2014 starting at 5:30 p.m. There will be fun and food for...
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Veterans of the 82nd Airborne formed a color guard for the annual Veterans Picnic hosted by the Woman's Club of Cypress. Courtesy photo.

Veterans have a cool time on a hot day at WCC annual picnic

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) was in control of everything but the temperature on Saturday, Sept. 13 when they hosted their annual veterans picnic in Veterans Park in Cypress. The event was open to all veterans in and aro...
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Garden Grove utility boxes receive artistic facelift

Alyssa Johnson and Patricia Laukat, Girl Scout Cadettes from Garden Grove Troop 1224, are talented young artists striving to make a difference in their community. Both girls are lifelong residents of Garden Grove and are pursui...
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Start your fall shopping at Precious Life sale

Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop is holding a sale on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Who doesn’t want to update their wardrobe? New items are arriving every day – Stop in and get a jump on your fall ...
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Shown left to right: Cypress Woman’s Club President Joyce Grohmann with President’s Award Volunteer of the Month recipient Maria Sterk. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Woman’s Club recognizes member achievements

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) held its first meeting following the summer recess and it was filled with a lot of recognition. The September 3 meeting at the Cypress Community Center included: Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Si...
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Dave and Sherry Barnes; Todd Mattern; George Young; Beth Barczewski; Sean, Amy, Mairi, and Gianna Payne; Dave, John and Kay Mount; Patricia Eskenazi; Don, Diane, and Dave Appling. Photo courtesy of LASB Rotary.

Rotary Club tours Long Beach Harbor

The Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach recently hosted a speaker from the Port of Long Beach Commission to hear updates about the world’s second busiest port. The speaker invited the Club to tour the Harbor, which the...
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Catch back-to-school savings at Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop

Stop by Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop for their 2nd Saturday Blow-Out Sale! They have lots of new items to choose from just in time for back-to-school shopping. The sale runs on Saturday, September 13, from 10 a.m. to 3...
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Help clean the beach before winter on California Coast Clean-up Day

You’re invited to the most important clean-up of the year! Before the winter storm season, please come by to give us a hand cleaning the beach and riverbed. California Coastal Clean-Up Day Seal Beach will be held Saturday...
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Jose Lozano and his Art students, Diego and Karla create a mural with a message. Courtesy Photo.

OCCTAC to hold Charity Fundraiser Silent Auction

The Orange County Children’s Therapeutic ARTS Center will hold a fundraising event in support of their new Community Food Bank on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event includes live art demonstrations, enter...
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Rising TIDE after-school program holding 6th annual Scrabble Scramble fundraiser

Calling all wordsmiths and Scrabble enthusiasts between the ages of 13 and 90+! The 6th annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament is about to take place! Don’t miss a ‘fantabulous’ evening of 50’s musical entertainment, tast...
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Thirteenth Waves of Change fundraiser set for Friday, Sept. 19

Christian Outreach in Action (COA) is pleased to announce the date of its thirteenth annual fundraiser. Please join COA on Friday, Sept.19, 2014 at 6 p.m. for “Waves of Change – 2014”. This year’s event will be held...
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Dr. Susan Mathieu, RTC/CTRS. Courtesy photo.

Woman’s Club of Cypress to be inspired by “happy professor” Susan Mathieu

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) invites the community to their annual Inspiration Breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the Cypress Community Center (5700 Orange Ave. between Walker and Valley View). Dr. Susan Mathieu, RTC/CTRS...
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LAHS students raised $3,200 for ALS research in the #ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE. Courtesy photo.

LAHS students raise $3200 in ice-bucket challenge

Before you read this article, we suggest watching Los Al’s #ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE Video as this cause is near and dear to the high school community and has impacted the Griffin family directly over the years. (See below for embe...
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