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The sign for Larwin Park at the northern edge along Ball Road just east of Valley View St. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Cypress School District land swap with Buena Park dropped

For the last two years, Cypress School District has worked exclusively with the City of Buena Park on a potential development of the city-owned property known as Larwin Park and a subsequent exchange of that developed site for ...
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Cypress Boys & Girls Club Members Juliana, Isabel, and Allie pose with their new toothbrushes during their dental health presentation with Dr. Kim and his staff. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Boys and Girls Club members learn the importance of dental health

On Thursday, March 6, Dr. Stephen Kim, DDS, and his staff visited the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress to teach the importance of dental health. Dr. Kim conducted interactive lessons about proper brushing techniques, the types ...
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Catch great savings at Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop’s $7 Bag Sale

The following information was released by Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop. Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop will be holding a $7.00 Bag Sale on Thursday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fill a bag for only $7! Shop ea...
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Help support Los Alamitos Museum with food truck night!

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Museum. Food trucks are coming to town, and they’re parking at the Los Alamitos Museum! Join Steve, Dat Cajun Boy, at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, and tempt your ...
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Freedom Writers Foundation seeking donations to meet $10k goal

The Freedom Writers, whose story originated at Long Beach’s Woodrow Wilson High School, drive the Freedom Writers Foundation Scholarship Fund. It was initially developed to provide financial support to the original Freedom Wr...
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Garage sale supports The Youth Center

The following information was released by The Youth Center. The best and biggest garage sale is coming to Los Alamitos on April 5, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.! Stop by 2971 Copa de Oro and find a wide variety of clothing, household ...
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Blue Moon Boutique’s charity for March

St. Isidore Historical Plaza and Blue Moon Boutique have coordinated their efforts in a fundraiser for the Plaza. Everyone who shops at the Blue Moon Boutique during the month of March, 2014 will have a percentage of their purc...
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Shankar & Geetha Ram with fundraising thermometer. Courtesy photo.

Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library Front Porch Project reaches its fundraising goal

Shankar and Geetha Ram recently donated $2500 to the Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library Community Front Porch Project. With their generous donation, the Friends of the Library have reached their $100,000 goal to make this project a ...
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Pictured at the La Palma-Cerritos Funds Brunch at the La Palma home of Carol and Bob Marsh are, left to right, Thea Siegel; guest speaker Aisha Najera Chesler; and Dorothy Edwards. Photo by Carol Marsh.

AAUW Funds Brunch raises money for student fellowships

Thirty-five members and guests of the La Palma-Cerritos American Association of University Women gathered at the La Palma home of Carol and Robert Marsh on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, for a gourmet brunch to support AAUW Funds for...
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Cypress Councilwoman Mariellen Yarc, President Judy Wagner, Publicity Chairwoman Delight Sittman and then-Cypress mayor Dr. Prakish Narain

Tea for Two… Hundred! Spring Victorian Tea to raise funds for Woman’s Club outreach program

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) will he holding their popular annual Spring Victorian Tea beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the Cypress Community Center, 5700 Orange Ave. between Walker and Valley View Streets. ...
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Pictured in photograph (front row left to right) LAEF Board member Michelle Boos-Stone, LAUSD Board of Education member Meg Cutuli, RHA President Dr. Gary Stewart, LAEF Executive Director Carrie Logue, LAUSD Board of Education member Diana Hill, (back row left to right) LAEF VP Sean Payne, Superintendent Dr. Sherry Kropp, and LAEF President Randy Hill.

Rossmoor Homeowners present $10,000 to Los Al Education Foundation

The Rossmoor Homeowners Association (RHA) generously granted $10,000 to the Los Alamitos Education Foundation on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the RHA monthly board meeting. This donation was a matching grant based on funds contributed t...
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Catholic Charities to hold annual Mardi Gras Ball in Christ Cathedral Arboretum

Catholic Charities of Orange County (CCOC) celebrates its 24th annual Mardi Gras Ball, Feb. 28, 2014 at 6 p.m., held in the Arboretum on the Christ Cathedral campus. The black-tie fundraiser is the largest Catholic fundraiser o...
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David Macdonald, chairman of the Cypress Police Foundation, accepts a donation from Matthew Herrick, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Southland Credit Union. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Police Foundation accepts donations from four local businesses

The Cypress Police Foundation (CPF) has gratefully accepted recent donations from four local companies. Southland Credit Union, headquartered in Los Alamitos, donated $3,000 in unrestricted funds. Bandai Foundation, the charita...
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United States Naval Academy Glee Club. Courtesy photo.

Celebrate America with Naval Academy Glee Club in concert

The following information was released by Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center. Celebrate America with the 60 stirring voices of the U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club in a tribute to America’s heroes, with all...
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