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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2No more information was immediately available. Library schedules reading program SANTA FE SPRINGS – The library will be hosting a summer reading program for adults from June 19 to Aug. 12. The program is open to all Santa Fe Springs Library cardholders ages 17 and older. The library is located at 11700 Telegraph Rd. For more information, call (562) 868-7738. `Singing for Stage’ classes offered LA MIRADA – The city is now offering singing and acting classes to children aged 12 and older through its “Singing for the Stage” program. Classes for the eight-week singing program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays, and from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday for the acting program. Both classes start June 26 and cost $70 each to register. They will be held at the Resource Center, 13710 La Mirada Blvd. The singing class will be taught by a vocal performance coach. The acting class will teach students basic acting techniques, including on-camera and auditioning. For more information, call (562) 943-7277. Medical insurance class to begin WHITTIER – Whittier Adult School is offering a six-week course in medical insurance applications. Classes will meet from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning this week, through July 19. The cost is $50, cash only. The program is designed to teach students how to fill out various insurance forms. A book is required for the class. For more information, call (562) 698-8121, Ext. 1300. Free counseling set for seniors LA MIRADA – Trained Straight Talk counselors will be available from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Activity Center, located at 13810 La Mirada Blvd. Counselors will listen to your concerns in a safe environment. Seniors and drop-ins are welcome. The service is free. For more information, call (562) 902-3160. Dance competition set for Monday WHITTIER – Whittier City School District’s “Reach for the Stars” program is presenting a Ballroom Dance Competition on Monday. The event will be held at the Radisson Hotel Whittier, 7320 S. Greenleaf Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Nine elementary schools will be competing in the six categories. For more information, call (562) 789-3156. City offering trip to Chalk Festival PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Arts and Cultural Committee will host a trip Saturday to the Pasadena Chalk Festival. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. from the Pico Rivera Senior Center parking lot at 9200 Mines Ave. and will return at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the trip is $20. Lunch is not included. Reservations must be received by the Department of Parks and Recreation, 6767 Passons Blvd., no later than Thursday. For more information, call (562) 801-4430. From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LA HABRA – A man was arrested on suspicion of killing a resident whose body was found inside a car, La Habra police said Saturday. Police responding on a call of a possible homicide 9 p.m. Friday at Walnut Street and Imperial Highway, found 27-year-old La Habra resident John Fisher inside of a white four-door sedan parked on the east side of Walnut Street, officials said. Fisher, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Police arrested David Elkins, 19, of La Habra, on suspicion of murder. last_img

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