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Man goes missing from convalescent hospital in La Mirada
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Man goes missing from convalescent hospital in La Mirada

Deputies asked the public to keep an eye out for a man with medical issues who went missing from a convalescent hospital in La Mirada on Friday night.
Von Earlsal Cowan, 60, was last seen about 7:30 p.m. when he walked away from a facility in the 12200 block of La Mirada Boulevard, just north of Imperial Highway, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said in a written statement. (more)

Man shot to death along Rosecrans Avenue
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Man shot to death along Rosecrans Avenue

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in a commercial neighborhood in La Mirada on Wednesday night.
The shooting was first reported about 9:15 p.m. in the 13900 block of Rosecrans Avenue, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said in a written statement(more)

Public Speaking Workshop at Civitas Coffee
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Public Speaking Workshop at Civitas Coffee

La Mirada-Learn the basics of public speaking and be empowered to use communication to impact your community at Civitas Coffee Thursday February 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Miles Aiello of One Eighty Brand will discuss key aspects and rudimentary concepts of creating a good speech, how to captivate your audience and cover essential details that he learned through his experiences at Cerritos College and University of California, Berkeley.

This is a unique fundamental workshop that will provide you with the tools to become a better speaker.

Admittance is $5.00 and includes a complimentary drink! Cash or Venmo at the door. Please arrive early-space is limited.

Civitas Coffee is located at 14218 ½ Rosecrans Avenue at Valley View Avenue in La Mirada.

For more information call (562) 712-2629.

Candidates for 2020 La Mirada City Council
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Candidates for 2020 La Mirada City Council

The campaign season is underway with the La Mirada City Council election set for March 3rd.

This will be the second election in the city’s history (2017 was the first) utilizing the by-district system, where voters in a given district vote for one person to represent them.

Seven candidates are vying for three spots in Districts 3, 4 and 5.

District 3

Incumbent Ed Eng is seeking a second term and faces challenger John Accornero.

District 4

Incumbent Steve De Ruse trying for a third term will be challenged by Jackie Fowler.

District 5

Three candidates will be vying for an open seat: Matt Morse, Anthony Ortero and Noel Jaimes.

New Habit Burger Grill Opens in La Mirada
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New Habit Burger Grill Opens in La Mirada

La Mirada~The wait is over and clamoring burger lovers in town will have a new reason to celebrate, as the La Mirada Blog has confirmed, The Habit Burger Grill will open for business officially Thursday, April 20th culminating a week of free food giveaways!

The new Habit Burger Grill, home of the popular, award-winning Charburgers that are always grilled over an open flame and made-to-order, is located at 14986 Imperial Highway site of the former Starbuck’s which moved across the street.

A handful of pre-opening events will take place, beginning with the first on Monday, April 17, where the first 200 guests will be awarded with a free Charburger, fries, and a drink during Free Burger Day at 11:30am and again at 5pm.

The next event, “Free Habit Day”, will take place on Tuesday, April 18, where the first 200 guests who arrive will be offered a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus at 11:30am and again at 5pm.

Lastly, on Wednesday, April 19, starting at 11:30am, the first 200 people who visit The Habit will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.

The more than 2,700-square-foot Habit restaurant seats 64 people and will be open Sunday 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m. and Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.–11 p.m.

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu also includes hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, fresh chicken and hand-fileted marinated grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans.

Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal. Their restaurants have been serving the Best Tasting Burger in America exactly this way since the first Habit opened in 1969.

La Mirada Blog Looking for Writers
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La Mirada Blog Looking for Writers

La Mirada~Plans are in the works for a major expansion and overhaul of the La Mirada Blog website.

We will keep you updated as to the development of the platform that will be La Mirada's new "community portal."

"In 2003, we pioneered the hyper-local news movement and we have made it this far," said founder and editor Tony Aiello, "It is a natural progression to take that next step. Nobody covers La Mirada like we do and I'm excited."

The La Mirada Blog will be looking to utilize freelance writers, photographers, sales associates and other positions.

If you are interested, please email us and tell us about yourself at lamiradablog@gmail.com.



NLMUSD NEWS: Top Students, Valedictorians to be Honored at Board Meeting
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NLMUSD NEWS: Top Students, Valedictorians to be Honored at Board Meeting

Norwalk~The top students from each of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District’s high schools and adult school will be recognized before the Board of Education meeting on Monday, June 9 at the District Office beginning at 5 p.m.

The valedictorians for Norwalk, John Glenn and La Mirada high schools, Southeast Academy and Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Adult School will also be announced.

Oil Painting Demonstration in La Mirada
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Oil Painting Demonstration in La Mirada

La Mirada~The public is invited to attend a free landscape painting demonstration by artist Katie Costello on Feb. 1st from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Arts Colony of La Mirada meeting, La Mirada Resource Center, 13710 La Mirada Blvd. 

Ms. Costello is a member of both the Southern California and Laguna Plein Air Painters Associations. She will discuss the challenges and joys of plein air painting. For more information, contact Madeline Thomas at (562) 941-4116.