Army Corps to speak to Rossmoor residents about flood safety
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will talk about flood safety along the San Gabriel River at RHA town hall, according to Rossmoor Homeowners Association President Ralph Vartabedian. If Rossmoor ever gets hit with the BIG ONE, it might not be the earthquake that you think about, Vartabedian said in a press release. Scientists predict that in some year, some decade or some century, an epic downpour will flood most of the Los Angeles basin.
The probability is only 1 in 900, but the consequences will be more devastating than any earthquake.
A man apparently under the influence of narcotics waltzed in through an unlocked door in a Rossmoor home before proceeding to disrobe in the bedroom of a 14-year-old boy and threatening his mother before finally being chased away by the woman’s husband. Rossmoor quickly flooded with police departments and support services as the bizarre incident unfolded on the evening of Wednesday, May 8. After leaving the home, the suspect climbed onto … [more]
LAEF piloted a Sports Camp program this year during Spring Break that proved to be a win-win for everyone involved! Students thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to participate in either Volleyball, Tennis, Golf or Cheerleading during the week-long camp, while parents could take advantage of the before and after care, as well as a healthy lunch for all participants. “It was inspiring to watch the students pick up new skill sets while enjoying their Spring Break outdoors with high quality instructors,” said LAEF’s Program Manager, Mike Kahn. Not only did… [more]
Erin Lawrence, a longtime nurse for the Los Alamitos Unified School District, has been named the Orange County Coordinating School Nurse of the Year. The Orange County School Nurses Organization honored Lawrence, who has been with the district for 20 years, at their annual conference this week in Irvine. The award recognizes nurses who have advocated for children, helped families deal with serious health issues or served as a role model for colleagues and … [more]
By David N. Young – Following a five-year planning and fundraising effort, local officials and corporate sponsors gathered on Friday to cut the ribbon on the new Bandai Teen Center, now open at the Boys and Girls Club of Cypress. “Every child needs a champion,” said Executive Director Anne Hertz as she welcomed and thanked the large group of donors, supporters, employees and local officials gathered for the ribbon cutting. The new 1600 square foot teen center offers several areas for education, practical learning, games and …[more]