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“Coco” seen at “Dio de los Muertos”

THE ANIMATED musical movie “Coco” is will be shown for free at the Dia de los Muertos event in Buena Clinton on Thursday.

A “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) event is planned for Thursday (Oct. 25) at the Buena Clinton Youth and Family Center from 4 to 7 p.m.

It will feature cultural activities and music, a community-focused resource fair, as well as a screening of the animated musical film, “Coco.”

Children can participate in family-friendly activities, including contests for pumpkin decoration and Halloween costumes.

The event is aimed at the Buena Clinton neighborhood; the film will screen at dusk. The center is located at 12661 Sunswept Ave. in Garden Grove.

High school science teacher is arrested

Long Beach police on Tuesday arrested a science teacher from Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach on charges of molesting a 17-year-old boy in 2017.

Andrew Bueno Potts, 43, was arrested at his Long Beach home, according to the LBPD. The alleged victim was not a student at OVSD, and none of the alleged incidents took place locally. The boy approached police in July with his report of sexual assault.

Potts was booked on six felony sex charges, with bail set at $500,000.

Stanton council OKs two deals

The Stanton City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement worth $403,500 for acquisition and relocation services for the Tina Pacific neighborhood and a lease agreement with the Garden Grove Unified School District for a community garden at Carver Elementary School, 7455 Katella Ave.

The Tina Pacific agreement is with Overland, Pacific & Cutler, LLC. Relocation services will cost $280,200 and $123,000 for appraisal and acquisition services.



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