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Bellflower eases ‘loitering’ rules for sex offenders

BELLFLOWER — The City Council Monday night gave final approval to an ordinance change halting the enforcement of “loitering” restrictions on registered sexual offenders as listed in a 2010 city law and instead aligns itself with state law on the subject, which is not as restrictive. Originally approved Aug. 25, the ordinance change will take effect Read More…

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Santa Fe Springs allocates funds for music, cultural programs

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The City Council has approved an allocation of $37,748 to distribute to 10 music and cultural programs in the community. The allocations were recommended by the council-appointed Heritage Arts Advisory Commission and comes from the Art In Public Places Fund, a fee developers must pay upon submitting construction plans. Allocations went to: Read More…

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Lake Center Middle School reaches students with music

SANTA FE SPRINGS — Like most area middle schools, Lake Center Middle School here has a music program with band and chorus, but two teachers there have come up with a unique way to use music as a means of communication with nine mentally handicapped youngsters. The program will continue this year with six students. “It Read More…