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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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A chalk board on a tripod welcomes customers at the front door of Re-New, the retail store for Grateful Hearts, at 5300 Katella Ave. in Los Alamitos. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Re-new

Re-new, a second-hand store supporting Grateful Hearts, will hold a three-day sale this holiday weekend, with everything in the store at least 20% off! Plus lots of clothing will be 50% off! Store hours: Saturday, Aug. 30, and ...
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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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Precious Life Thrift and Gift Shop, PLS Thrift Shop

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 Thrift and Gift Shop, PLS Thrift Shop

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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