By David N. Young. In its first ever Gala celebration, the much-heralded Los Alamitos Youth Center celebrated a one million service hour milestone Saturday, as state and federal officials were on hand to present state certificates to the center and presidential recognition for three dedicated volunteers. Lina Lumme, the Center’s executive director, accepted the one million service hour award, noted the incredible support being demonstrated by so many donors and volunteers attending the formal event.
By David N Young – The Rossmoor resident who has founded a military policy think tank is now front and center of a growing debate by Congress about how to curb sexual assault in the U.S. military. The announcement by U.S. Sen. Martha McSally of Arizona that she had been raped by her commanding officer while serving in the U.S. Air Force is just another indication that the misguided “Feres Doctrine” is doing irreparable harm to the morale of our military services, according to Dwight Stirling, the CEO of the Center for Law and Military Policy (CLMP). Stirling, who lives in Rossmoor, is a former military prosecutor and will soon be (see more)
At right, Terry Lopp was selected as the district’s Classified Employee of the Year. Lopp is a Credentials Analyst and HR Specialist for the District Office. Her fellow nominees were Alfonso Lopez, Lead Grounds/Irrigation Technician at the District Office;
Sue Ochoa has been selected as the Cypress School District’s 2018-19 Teacher of the Year. Her fellow nominees were Cindy Corbin, Denise Bergmann, Dana Gonzalez, Jackie McBain, Tracey Perez and Cathy Kim. Superintendent Anne Silavs is pictured at left.