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Get in some last-minute holiday shopping before Christmas at Precious Life

Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop will be holding a sale on Thursday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You’ll find great bargains and receive a 50% discount on all clothing items! Punch cards are not included in the sal...
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Mike O’Connor, Juan Garcia, and and Angie Hermanas with canned goods donated to Cerritos Hyundai during this year’s canned food drive. Courtesy photo.

Cerritos Hyundai collects canned food for WomenShelter of Long Beach

I am writing to suggest a story on Cerritos Hyundai’s canned food drive, happening now through Dec. 24. Cerritos Hyundai is collecting nonperishable canned goods for the WomenShelter of Long Beach, which assists domestic abus...
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Second annual King and Queen of Hearts Campaign opens for LAEF

The second annual campaign is about to begin! You’re invited to participate! What? Four women and four men from our community have joined the LAEF Royal Court and will vie for the honor of being crowned King and Queen! King C...
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Chapter II of Catholic Charities Auxiliary held its “No Frills Drawing on Dec. 10, 2014, at the Los Alamitos home of Diane Halal. Pictured, from left to right, Josie Ninofranco who selected Marilyn Raymond, at center, as the winner of a strand of pearls donated by Mary O’Hara. At right is Chapter II Director Marge Flannigan. Ninofranco is the Financial Secretary of Catholic Charities Auxiliary Executive Board and a Chapter II member. Photo by Edna Ethington.

Catholic Auxiliary members hold ‘no frills’ fundraiser, fill holiday gift baskets

Members of Catholic Charities Auxiliary Chapter II met at the Los Alamitos home of Assistant Director Diane Halal on Dec. 10, 2014 to select winners for their “No Frills” Drawing and to prepare holiday gift baskets for the ...
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Representatives of Casa Youth Shelter at Winter Wonderland at the Plaza. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Winter Wonderland exhibitor: Casa Youth Shelter

The organizers of the 2014 Winter Wonderland at the Plaza would like to extend sincere thanks to exhibitor Casa Youth Shelter for participating in and supporting the community event. The participation and support of sponsors, v...
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Orange County School of the Arts breaks ground on $20 million Instructional Center and names Marybelle Musco Dance Center. (left-right) Dr. Sherry Opacic, Dr. Ralph S. Opacic, S. Paul Musco, Marybelle Musco, Michal Mekjian, Jr. and Doug Garn

Segerstrom family donates to Arts School capital project

The Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA), a nationally recognized arts school that provides bright and talented students with a creative and challenging educational environment, is pleased to announce a $2 million gift from ...
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Members: Lacy P, Derek T, and Alyssa B share the love this holiday season. Courtesy photo.

Christmas Wish: Boys and Girls Club of Cypress fill member wish lists

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress is currently collecting holiday gifts and supplies from now through Dec. 19. The demand for assistance is great during the holidays and the Club is seeking your support. The Boys & Girls...
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Winter Wonderland vendor Cub Scout Pack 601, based at Los Alamitos Elementary School, was giving away fresh mistletoe and accepting donations to the the Pack's activities. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Winter Wonderland vendor: Cub Scout Pack 601

The organizers of the 2014 Winter Wonderland at the Plaza would like to extend sincere thanks to vendor Cub Scout Pack 601 for participating in and supporting the community event. The participation and support of sponsors and v...
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Rossmoor Woman’s Club Holiday Home Tour 2014 happens Sunday, Dec. 7

Please join the Rossmoor Woman’s Club on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for this year’s Holiday Home Tour. Five select homes will be decked out in their holiday finery and are available for viewing. The Tea Room at ...
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Shown at the November 20, 2014 meeting of the La Palma-Cerritos AAUW are, left to right, AAUW Program Co-Vice President Nancy Kawamura, Whitney High School Student Intervention Advisor James Gibson, and VTS Co-Presidents Joyce Yoon and Melissa Ongko. In the background are VTS members Melissa and Sabrine. Courtesy Edna Ethington.

Whitney High School students sing for University Women

Members and guests of the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) were treated to a special choral performance of Christmas Carols and other holiday songs by Whitney High School’s “Vi...
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SoCalGas invites customers to donate to Gas Assistance Fund

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is once again inviting customers and employees to contribute to the company’s Gas Assistance Fund, a bill-assistance program that helps income-qualified customers facing financial ha...
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Club members Albert H. and Kenny M. help sort canned goods collected by Club families to donate to We Care for the holidays. Courtesy photo.

Christmas Wish: Boys and Girls Club needs items for after-school program

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress hosted a Canned Food Drive for the month of November. Members brought in nonperishable food donations to assist families in need during the holiday season. All collections were donated to We...
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Merry Christmas boot and coat sale at Precious Life Thrift and Gift Shop

On Thursday, Dec. 4, Precious Life Thrift and Gift Shop will hold an all-day boot and coat sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before winter weather sets in, check out their selection of warm, snuggly coats and stylish boots to keep yo...
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From 2013 – Treasurer Chris Barnes, right, stands with her sister and members of the Orange County Fire Department who collected bags filled with toys for the Spark of Love toy drive.

Republican Women support toy drive at holiday luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 6

Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated members and guests will celebrate the Club’s very successful year at their Christmas and Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 6 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cypress. The ballroom will b...
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