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USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station
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Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins national Defense Environmental Award

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

The Department of Defense today announced the selection of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station as the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winner in the category of Sustainability, Industrial Installation. This award recognizes the efforts of base personnel to increase efficiency and sustainability in the use of raw materials, energy, water or other resources […]

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JFTB, Operation Patriot Hook 2013
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Los Alamitos Army Airfield to take center stage in Operation Patriot Hook 2014

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

Los Alamitos Army Airfield will bustle with activity from April 23 through 28. Residents of the communities surround the Joint Forces Training Base familiar witht he sight and sound of California Army National Guard helicopters based at the Airfield will see — and hear — a variety of large United States Air Force transport aircraft […]

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Logo for Los Alamitos Race Course.
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LARC nails deal to move September thoroughbred dates to Orange County

Posted April 22, 2014 by shelley

Steve Anderson at The Daily Racing Form reports that Los Alamitos Race Course has nailed a deal to move September thoroughbred racing dates from the Pomona Fairplex to Orange County: The California Horse Racing Board’s 2014 schedule still shows the dates at Pomona. Related articles Los Al Race Course to go dark to finish track […]

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Polenta topped with shrimp is part of a new expanded menu at Olive Garden, including more gluten-free items. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Olive Garden’s expanded menu makes room for more gluten-free

Posted April 20, 2014 by shelley

For those with allergen sensitivities, a drag on their enjoyment of one of life’s pleasures is lightening. Dining out has become less of a chore and more fun as restaurants from formal sit-down to fast-food have recognized a growing segment of their possible customer base is looking for menu items that are gluten-free. But you […]

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Construction preparing for the installation of a new signal on Katella Ave. in front of Los Alamitos Medical Center (LAMC). Photo courtesy of LAMC.
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Katella Avenue to lose lanes to construction starting Monday morning, April 21

Posted April 19, 2014 by shelley

Drivers who normally travel through Los Alamitos via Katella Ave. will want to use alternate routes starting Monday morning, April 21. After completion of underground foundation work for installation of a new traffic signal, construction will move out into the busy boulevard. Construction barricades will go up beginning at 7 a.m. to allow work on […]

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A race horse works out on the completed track expansion at Los Alamitos Race Course. Photo courtesy of Los Alamitos Race Course.
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LARC reported in talks to increase dates of thoroughbred racing

Posted April 19, 2014 by shelley

Two publications have now reported that Los Alamitos Race Course (LARC) is talking with Barretts Sales and Racing at the Los Angeles County Fair to purchase the Fairplex September racing dates and bring them to Orange County. This year’s Fairplex Park racing dates run from Sept. 5 through 21. LARC has already scheduled Thursday to […]

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Front row: Veronica Gomez and Garden Grove K-9 dog Strauss. Back row: Garden Grove Police Officer Vanessa Brodeur (Veronica’s big sister) and Master Officer Omar Perez, Strauss' handler. Courtesy photo.
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Girl Scout Silver Project raises money for Garden Grove K-9 vest

Posted April 18, 2014 by courtesy

Last Summer, Veronica Gomez, a 12-year-old resident of Garden Grove, saw a program on television covering police service dogs and the need to obtain bullet-proof vests for these dogs to help keep them safe in their dangerous line of work. She learned that just like police officers, police service dogs run the risk every day […]

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Members of the 79th SSC at parade rest during the change-of-command ceremony on Feb. 9, 2013. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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JFTB’s 79th Sustainment Support Command to celebrate 106th anniversary of U.S. Army Reserve

Posted April 16, 2014 by courtesy

On Wednesday, April 23, the 79th Sustainment Support Command will celebrate the 106th anniversary of the U.S. Army Reserve at building 1001, 4201 Saratoga Ave., Los Alamitos, CA, at 2 p.m. For over 250 years, the Citizen-Soldier has represented the very fiber of American defense. In 1776, as the United States fought to establish its […]

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Mark Hansberry and Jackson Fortune of Troop 658 in Los Alamitos. Courtesy photo.
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Scouts Hansberry and Fortune celebrate their Eagle Court

Posted April 16, 2014 by courtesy

Mark Hansberry and Jackson Fortune of Troop 658 in Los Alamitos, celebrated their Eagle Court of Honor at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church after they received scouting’s highest honor the rank of Eagle. Family, friends and troop leaders attended the ceremony. Each had an opportunity to describe their Eagle project, a requirement for becoming an Eagle […]

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Anaheim Police Department shoulder patch. Courtesy graphic.
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Arrests made in murder of woman found dead at Anaheim recycling center

Posted April 14, 2014 by courtesy

On March 14, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Anaheim Police Officers were called to the recycling center in the 1100 block of N. Blue Gum Street to investigate the discovery of a deceased female, who was located by employees. Anaheim Homicide Detectives responded to continue investigation when evidence at the scene indicated the female, later identified […]

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Logo for the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.
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A bit of local California sunshine will head east to Churchill Downs

Posted April 12, 2014 by shelley

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 Derby and the Toyota Blue Grass, California Chrome’s betting odds are down to 3-to-1 as reported by Odds Shark. […]

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Participants at the Surfrider Foundation Ohana Day dump trash in a receptacle. Photo by Surfwriter Girls.
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Celebrate Mother Nature in April

Posted April 12, 2014 by Surfwriter Girls

The month of April’s name comes from the Romans and means “to open.” It refers to the season when trees and flowers begin to open and bloom. SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel think that this makes April the perfect month to celebrate Mother Nature. And, fortunately, there are two special days to do […]

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