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Cool off at H. Louis Lake Senior Center

HOW TO HANDLE the heat wave expected this week in Orange County.

Need to cool off during the heat wave predicted to hit the Garden Grove area through Wednesday? The H. Louis Lake Senior Center, located at 11300 Stanford Ave., will serve as a public cooling center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.

All ages are welcome to enjoy the air-conditioned facility. Food won’t be available, but visitors may bring their own and dine inside. For more information, call (714) 741-5253.

Goldenwest Street offramp closed on Tuesday

The southbound offramp from Interstate 405 (San Diego Freeway) to Goldenwest Street will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon for electrical work to be performed by the California Department of Transportation.

Detour signs will be posted to warn motorists. For more, go to

Child dies after leaving soccer game

A 13-year-old boy competing in a soccer game in Westminster on Saturday collapsed shortly after asking to leave the contest, and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

According to published reports, Felipe De La Cruz was playing in a tournament match when he asked to come out of game because he was tired.

After collapsing and falling unconscious, efforts to revive him through CPR were unsuccessful. The cause of his death is under investigation.



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