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Overnight purses pumped up for quarter horse racing at Los Alamitos

Overnight purses for races featuring 3-year-olds and upward Quarter Horse have been increased by $1,000 across the board effective with the racing program at Los Alamitos Race Course on Friday, April 18. Quarter Horses of ages ...
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Baseball: an app for that!

The first day of Spring was last month, and Major League Baseball’s Opening Day has already proved disappointing locally — but you can still download and install software that allows you to dream big, or follow the ups (and...
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Entrance to the pool at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Los Alamitos offers junior lifeguard conditioning camp

If you plan on participating in a beach or pool Junior Guard program this summer, join Junior Lifeguard Conditioning Camp offered by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. This camp for ages 8-17 years is d...
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Join an unbeatable team for sports camps this summer!

This summer, the Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) is teaming up with Los Alamitos High School (LAHS) head coaches to present sports camps to boys and girls of all ages. Dave Huber’s volleyball camp will be offered in ...
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A bit of local California sunshine will head east to Churchill Downs

Southern California will have a “favorite son” to root for racing in the Kentucky Derby this year — California Chrome, stabled right here at Los Alamitos Race Course (LARC). Prior to today’s running of the Arkansas ...
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Barry Bonds files additional support for request before Ninth Circuit

On Tuesday, April 8, attorneys for Barry Bonds, the former San Francisco Giant and Golden Glove Award-winner who was convicted of obstruction of justice in the Major League Baseball steroid scandal, filed a letter citing a supp...
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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame names Class of 2014

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 members of the Class of 2014 to be honored August 7-9, 2014 during this year’s Enshrinement Ceremonies.  This year’s list includes Immaculata Univer...
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Lou Correa, courtesy of Cal State Fullerton.

Bill to require school districts to report sports participation by gender passes out of committee

Bill Encouraging Equal Opportunity for Girls in School Sports Clears its First Committee Sacramento, CA—Legislation to ensure that girls have and an equal opportunity to participate in competitive, school sports cleared its f...
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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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Two-year-olds featured in seventh race on Sunday at Los Alamitos Race Course

Raise A Secret (left), one of the great broodmare sires of all-time, passed away earlier this week, but his legacy will be on display when Mystery Man competes in the meet’s first race for 2-year-olds at Los Alamitos on Sunda...
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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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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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Dick Nunis as a USC Trojan in the 1950s, and now as a Hall of Famer. Photos courtesy of USC (left) and CoSIDA (right).

Retired Disney exec named to Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Dick Nunis, who led the USC football team in interceptions in 1951 and was a member of the Trojans’ Rose Bowl champions the following year before rising up the ranks of Walt Disney Attractions to become its chairman, has ...
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Terrell J. Peterson will teach a self-defense workshop for women at Cypress Church. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Church to host self-defense workshop for women

Are you at risk? Is your daughter? If someone came up to you – behind, on the side of, or directly in front of you – with the intent to physically harm you, do you know how to protect yourself? Females, in particular, are i...
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