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Rob Jones with San Juan County supporters. Courtesy photo.

Double-amputee bicylist scheduled to ride through Seal Beach to end at Pendleton

Meet Rob Jones, a Marine Veteran who biked over the Continental Divide in the dead of winter. Rob is on a mission to help others — but what is most remarkable is this cross-country cyclist is missing something that nearly eve...
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Dr. Sherry Kropp, Superintendent of the Los Alamitos Unified School District and official chair of the Youth Center’s Campaign drive. Courtesy photo.

Youth Center 2014 Campaign Kickoff is a blast


The Youth Center’s 2014 Community Support Campaign kicked off with enthusiastic momentum on Tuesday, April 1. Dr. Sherry Kropp, Superintendent of the Los Alamitos Unified School District and official chair of the Youth Center...
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Cypress Club joins national effort to set Guinness World Record for fitness

If you drove by your local Boys & Girls Club last night and saw a mass of kids exercising to a fitness video, you witnessed their attempt to set the world record for Most People Exercising to a Fitness Video within 24 Hours...
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Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach with students from Los Alamitos High School in the chambers of Justice Fred Woods.

Rotary takes Los Al High students to visit California Court of Appeal

On Friday, April 4, the Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach and students from Los Alamitos High School (LASH) visited the California Court of Appeal — Division Seven in Los Angeles. The students who were selected were most...
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Long Beach Police to host Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics

Tip-A-Cop is a law enforcement fundraising event where officers assist with waiting tables while collecting “tip” donations for Special Olympics Southern California, and LBPD is hoping for the community’s supp...
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Run Seal Beach celebrates 40th Ruby Anniversary

Run Seal Beach is quickly approaching, and you should be getting ready to run! Both the kid’s 1K Fun Run and the 5/10K Run have sold out to the maximum capacity of 6,000 total. “We are thrilled with the community response. ...
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LAEF completes successful spring session of after-school programs

The Los Alamitos Education Foundation’s spring after-school classes are coming to an end, but the enrichment that children have experienced will last a lifetime! Over 450 students participated in 12 types of classes, which al...
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Cypress Police Department to raise money for Special Olympics with Tip-A-Cop event at Chili’s

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., Cypress officers will be volunteering their time by donning aprons, serving sodas and cleaning tables to raise money for Special Olympics Orange County.  This “Tip-A-Co...
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Join Vanguard Cancer Foundation for “A Night at the Horse Races” to raise money to support cancer patients in need

Vanguard Cancer Foundation is hosting “A Night At The Horse Races”, Saturday, May 3, at 6 p.m. You are invited to an evening of dinner, dancing and fun at the Los Alamitos Race Track, 4961 Katella Ave. in Los Alamit...
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Cypress Boys and Girls Club driver Mike Sandford with member Josie. Courtesy photo.

Driver for Cypress Boys and Girls Club retires

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress recognizes youth bus driver Mike Sanford for his fourteen years of service to the Club: Thank you for your dedication to keeping our youth safe as they ride the bus from their schools and du...
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Paralympian/Wounded Warrior nears end of cross-country cycling journey

Rob Jones has never taken the easy route. So it’s no surprise that the U.S. Paralympian and combat-wounded retired Marine chose Bar Harbor, Maine, as the starting point for his epic cross-country cycling trek. He set out Mond...
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Cypress Boys and Girls Club receives $1,000 grant for after-school enrichment

Boys & Girls Club of Cypress today announced it has been selected to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Restaurants Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of Darden Resta...
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Support Boy Scouts at annual rummage sale & e-waste fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 212  is hosting their annual enormous parking lot “Rummage Sale and FREE Electronic Waste Drop-off fundraiser”. Stop by Grace First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, April 5, from 7 a.m. – 3 p...
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Clean-up help needed after Run Seal Beach

Save Our Beach is looking for volunteers to help out on Saturday, April 5, to collect trash and recycling at Run Seal Beach. They are especially seeking people who can lift 50lbs or more and happen to be early risers. Free pa...
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