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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat KingsDetectives arrested Steward Tuesday on suspicion of burglary. They later served a search warrant at his La Mirada home and found two of missing dogs. Task force to meet Saturday WHITTIER – The Hispanic Outreach Taskforce will hold its regularly scheduled meeting from 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday in conference Room F of Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, 12401 E. Washington Blvd. For information call Mary Romero at (562)789-0550. Babes in Toyland makes a SPLASH! LA MIRADA – SPLASH!, the La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center, will host the annual Babes in Toyland event for the city of La Mirada from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Parents and children, age 3-10, will have crafts, games, snacks and lots of holiday fun. Santa Claus will be at the event to take photos with the children. Registration fee is $12. Two sessions are offered: 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. Parent participation is required. The event will be held in conjunction with the annual Santa’s Workshop and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Available for sale will be decorating accessories, toys, jewelry, stocking stuffers and other items for holiday shopping. For information, contact the Community Services Department at (562) 943-7277. Steak dinner benefits veterans SANTA FE SPRINGS – A steak dinner will be offered from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday at VFW Post 3752, 11912 Rivera Road in Santa Fe Springs. Dinner costs $6.95 and includes steak, potatoes, vegetables and salad. Entertainment from a Kenny Rogers impersonator will follow dinner, beginning at 8 p.m. All proceeds benefit veterans. For information or to buy tickets, call (562) 698-9059. Labor law seminar offered A labor law seminar will be offered from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Radisson Whittier Hotel. Paul Fleck from Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo will host the seminar, which will focus on wages, leaves of absence and discrimination issues. Seating is limited. Cost to attend is $50 for Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce members, $75 for non-members. For information or to register, call (562) 944-1616 or visit and click on the “Events” link. Chamber hosts holiday mixer LA MIRADA – The La Mirada Chamber of Commerce and Imperial Medical Plaza will host the Annual Holiday Kick-Off Mixer at 5 p.m. today at Imperial Medical Plaza, 15651 E. Imperial Highway. The mixer is free and will include food and drinks, prizes, and holiday music. For reservations and information, call the chamber office at (562) 902-1970 or e-mail [email protected] – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NORWALK – A Shih Tzu who was among 26 puppies filched from a La Mirada pet store was turned over to authorities Wednesday. A Whittier woman saw news reports about a suspect being arrested for two burglaries at Puppy Love, 14766 Beach Blvd. She told deputies the suspect, Walter Steward of La Mirada, gave her the Shih Tzu shortly after the Nov. 7 burglary, according to Sgt. Steve Mills. Another 10 puppies were stolen from the same pet shop on Nov. 23. Mills said the woman is an acquaintance of Steward. The woman brought the puppy to the station on Wednesday. It was positively identified by the pet store owner as being one of the stolen puppies, he said. last_img read more

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