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City’s Free Tree Giveaway Provides Opportunity to Grow Your Own Fruit

City’s Free Tree Giveaway Provides Opportunity to Grow Your Own Fruit

The Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the City of La Mirada, and the TreePeople organization will be distributing fruit trees to La Mirada residents as part of the I-5 freeway widening project.

Trees will be limited, and residents will be able to choose from apple, peach, and apricot trees. Fruit trees provide fresh food, clean air, and enhances the beauty of the community.

Crossroads Shopping Center Getting Facelift

Crossroads Shopping Center Getting Facelift

La Mirada~Demolition work is underway at the Crossroads Shopping Center at Imperial Highway and La Mirada Boulevard.

The demolition work will clear the site for the development of a 13,650 square foot Walgreens Pharmacy drug store.  Construction on the new drug store is set to begin in November.  Other improvements at the shopping center will include the a 30,000 square-foot supermarket and other retail shops.  This project will be completed in 2013.

“This is the first development to be guided by the modern design standards set forth in the Imperial Highway Specific Plan,” says City Manager Tom Robinson. “We are looking forward to the economic benefits and aesthetic improvements this project will bring to our community.”

Demolition work will continue at Crossroads through the coming weeks. Storm drain line relocation at the site will be completed by the end of September, and grading work will follow in October.