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Rotary Club hosts 23rd Annual Fishing Derby at Seal Beach Pier

The Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach held its 23rd Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, August 23rd on the Seal Beach Pier. More than 75 children enjoyed the beautiful day by participating in the catch and release event. The...
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Cypress College President, Dr. Bob Simpson meets the famed ALS ice bucket challenge on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Photo courtesy of Cypress College.

ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge Met by President Dr. Bob Simpson

Cypress College President Dr. Bob Simpson met the famed ALS ice bucket after he was challenged by Chargers Women’s Basketball Head Coach Margaret Mohr. Dr. Simpson took the challenge this afternoon during day-long meetings as...
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Shown are LAHS student Madelyn Joseph and RLA RWF President Margene Walz. Courtesy photo.

LAHS student Madelyn Joseph speaks to Republican women

New and prospective members gathered at the Seal Beach home of Margene Walz, president of the Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated (RWF). The second annual new membership welcome luncheon, hosted by the Club’s boa...
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Pictured at the August 14, 2014 meeting of Da’ Hawaii Seniors Club at the Cerritos Senior Center celebrating their 80th (or more) birthdays are, left to right, Al Ujiie, Dennis Okada and Tom Otomo. They enjoyed the refreshments of fruit, birthday cupcakes, noodles for long life and fortune cookies for good luck. Photo courtesy of Edna Ethington.

Da’ Hawaii Seniors Club celebrates their elders

Da’ Hawaii Seniors Club honored members who celebrated or will celebrate their 80th (or more) birthdays in 2014 by singing “Happy Birthday” to them in English and Hawaiian on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at the Cerritos Sen...
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Get great deals at Precious Life’s August $1 Day Sale before renovations

Attention shoppers! For August only, the $1.00 Day Sale will last a full 2 days! Come out on Thursday, August 28, and Friday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to catch the great deals! Note that the sale excludes Jewelry, ̶...
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oys & Girls Club of Cypress members Aelred A., Summer H., Alexis P., Taylor S., Althea A., Lacy P., Gavin D., and James D. get ready for another fun and exciting school year at the Club. Courtesy photo.

When School’s out, the Club is in

It’s back to school time and the slower pace of summer will be quickly replaced by school project deadlines, sports practices and the general busyness of today’s very active families. The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress pr...
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We Care, Rob Lowenberg, Jaelyn, lemonade stand

Young Los Alamitos fundraiser back to selling lemonade in support of We Care

The following information was released by Janelle Sagen on behalf of We Care Family Support Center of Los Alamitos. For the past three years my 10-year-old daughter Jaelyn has held a lemonade stand out front of our home in Los ...
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Blair Pietrini at the 2013 Long Beach Marathon. Courtesy photo.

Blair Pietrini will run again for Grateful Hearts — in the Long Beach Marathon

Over 15 years ago I sat at my church accounting desk listening to a distraught single mom sharing with me that she and her children were going to bed hungry at night because they had no food to eat. Another mom confessed that h...
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RWC Members Cook for Ronald McDonald House. Pictured are Ellen Odell, Yolanda Vargas, Patty Foerster, Pat Aldridge, and Georglynn Seligman. Courtesy photo.

Rossmoor Woman’s Club supports the local community

The Rossmoor Woman’s Club continues its community work throughout the summer months. One of the most rewarding efforts took place on August 1, when members cooked grilled wieners, salad, baked beans and cookies for the reside...
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Precious Life Shelter partners with Macy’s for voucher shopping event

Shop for a cause: Macy’s is partnering with non-profits. How can you help support Precious Life Shelter and have fun shopping? Simply stop by Precious Life and pick up a $5.00 voucher from Tammy. Then on Saturday, August ...
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Precious Life Thrift & Gift holding end-of-summer sale

Stop in at Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop for your end-of-summer and back-to-school shopping! You’ll find discounts of 50% off all clothing on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit our shop and di...
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Members of the Woman's Club of Cypress on the steps outside the venue for the Orange District meeting on August 6, 2014. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Woman’s Club hosts annual District meeting in Orange

On Aug.6, the Woman’s Club of Cypress was host for the annual summer district meeting in Orange. Bringing together 19 clubs, Cypress City Councilwoman Mariellen Yarc, who is also past president of the Woman’s Club of Cypres...
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Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait to join Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti at LA River clean-up

This past May, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti agreed to a friendly wager during the National Hockey League post-season when the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings squared off against each other duri...
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Los Alamitos Police Officer Justine Kim and Los Alamitos Police Chief Todd Mattern. Photo courtesy of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach Rotary.

Los Alamitos Police Officer Justine Kim speaks to Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach was pleased to have Officer Justine Kim of the Los Alamitos Police Department speak to the club on Tuesday, August 5. Officer Kim discussed her cultural background, experiences growing...
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