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OC Sheriff Hutchens with Scouts at leadership event. Courtesy photo.

OC Sheriff Hutchens honored by Girl Scouts

Four local women and former Girl Scouts were honored last week for their roles in the community and their trail blazing leadership. These women were honored at the fifth annual Girl Scouts of Orange County’s Celebrate Leaders...
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Find holiday gifts and support Precious Life Shelter at the Holiday Boutique

Come support Precious Life Shelter at the Holiday Boutique on Saturday, November 15, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This fundraiser will be held at 2941 Copa De Oro Drive, Rossmoor. A portion of the proceeds and raffle will be don...
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WCC President Joyce Grohmann, Veterans and WCC Members JoAnne West, Page Betar and Bobbi Bloch. Courtesy photo.

Woman’s Club of Cypress thanks its own for their military service

As America prepares to thank its veterans on Veteran’s Day, the Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) celebrated and thanked four members who had once served our nation. During the club’s November 5 meeting, the ladies received g...
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Southland firefighters offer a hand up to victims and family when disaster strikes

As first responders, firefighters are called upon to provide comfort for families on the worst day of their lives. Now, firefighters from several Southern California communities will be able to immediately help fire and disaste...
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Start your holiday shopping at Precious Life

It’s hard to believe the holidays are just around the corner. What better time to get a jump start on your holiday shopping? Bring a friend and let the shopping begin! Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop will be holding...
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AUSA holding community car wash to support soldiers and military families

Volunteers from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), Greater Los Angeles Chapter (GLAC) with suppport from 7-11 Corporation, King’s Pizza, Rainbow Environmental Services, “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans ...
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Nathan Phan, store manager of the Walmart Supercenter in North Irvine, presents Walmart’s contribution to Working Wardrobes’ CEO/Founder Jerri Rosen with Bobby McDonald, OC Veteran Advisory Council, and Costa Mesa Councilmember Wendy Leece. Courtesy photo.

Working Wardrobes VetNet program receives $25,000 grant from Walmart

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation recently presented a $25,000 grant to the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit Working Wardrobes to help support the services the organization provides to the local veteran community. Nathan Phan, a mil...
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Tux the cat curls up for a nap at the 2013 Holiday Shopping Reception. Photo courtesy of Rancho Los Alamitos.

Start your holiday shopping at Rancho Los Alamitos reception

Kick off the holiday season at the Rancho Los Alamitos Gift Shop Holiday Shopping Reception on November 7, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Enjoy champagne and light refreshments while perusing the exceptional items that the...
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Republican Women donate books to Interval House

On Monday, Oct. 27, the Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated (RLA RWF) Club donated more gently-used books to Interval House of Long Beach. Founded in 1979, Interval House provides comprehensive domestic violence se...
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Habitat OC and US Army Corps of Engineers help build houses for veterans and others

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County will celebrate Veterans Day by partnering with the Los Angeles District US Army Corps of Engineers and local Home Depot Associates on two projects in Orange County during the weekend and da...
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Food Finders joins with Patina and Honda Center to redirect fresh prepared food to those in need

Food Finders, a Signal Hill-based food rescue organization and partner of the Waste Not OC Coalition’s Food Recovery Pilot program has partnered with two of Orange County’s premier entertainment venues: Downtown Disney’s ...
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The Youth Center's Shocktoberfest 2014 at St. Isidore Historical Plaza. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Shocktoberfest at St. Isidore a night of fun and scares for the whole family

There’s one more night of Shocktoberfest at St. Isidore Historical Plaza! The event is a collaboration between St. Isidore and The Youth Center under the direction of Lina Lumme. It features live entertainment, delicious ...
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Get a jump on holiday shopping at Precious Life’s Huge Jewelry Sale

Precious Life Thrift & Gift Shop will be holding a Huge Jewelry Sale on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.! Don’t miss this second once-in-a-lifetime sale! Our September “better jewelry” table sale w...
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OCSD Deputy and Coroner to be recognized as Heroes with Heart

On Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 OCSD Deputy Kyle Sheek and Deputy Coroner Brooke Beasley will be recognized at the 13th Annual Heroes with Heart Dinner and Awards Gala sponsored by TIP Orange County Chapter. TIP, also known as Trauma...
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