Across the Area

Garage sale, treats, politics

A GARAGE sale benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Orange County is set for Friday and Saturday in Garden Grove (Pexels).

A garage sale to benefit the CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County) will be held Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Garden Grove.

The event will be held at Burns Drive and Frederick Drive (between Euclid Street and 9th Street). You can enter the tract from Chapman Avenue, Lampson Avenue or 9th Street. Garage sale fans are urged to follow the signs.

There will be a large selection of furniture, home décor, toys, tools, fishing rods, clothing, jewelry, watches, kitchen items, collectables and more.

“Trunk or Treat” at senior center

The H. Louis Lake Senior Center presents the first drive-thru Senior Halloween Trunk or Treat event on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center’s parking lot, 11300 Stanford Ave.

The event is free and open to senior citizens.

Participants are encouraged to dress up and decorate their cars as they collect individually wrapped candy safely from the window of their vehicle. The entrance to the event will be from Stanford Avenue near the Garden Grove Main Library. Public health protocols will be in place for vendors, including social distancing and wearing a mask.

In light of health risks associated with COVID-19, the event is drive-thru only, and participants must always remain in their vehicles wearing a mask. Please do not attend this event if you have had direct contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus, or if you are experiencing symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, fever, difficulty breathing or other flu-like symptoms.

For more information, call (714) 741-5253.

Democrats make OC council endorsements

City council and other municipal election are supposed to be non-partisan affairs, but political parties do make endorsements at that level.

For our coverage area, the endorsements are:

• Garden Grove District 2: Julie Diep.

• Garden Grove District 5:Bob Tucker.

• Huntington Beach (three seats): Natalie Moser, Dan Kalmick and Oscar Rodriguez.

• Stanton District 2: Hong Alyce Van.

• Westminster District 2: Carlos Manzo.

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