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Scare up candy at senior center

HAPPY (EARLY) HALLOWEEN … at the H. Louis Lake Senior Center there will be a “Trunk or Treat” event on Oct. 29 (Flickr/Ade Russell).

The first – and maybe last – drive-thru Senior Halloween Trunk or Treat event will be held on Thursday, Oct, 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Community Meeting Center parking lot, 11300 Stanford Ave, Garden Grove. It’s free and open to senior citizens: it’s presented by the H. Louis Lake Senior Center. Dress up and decorate your cars, and collect individually-wrapped candy from the window of your vehicle. All public safety protocols must be observed, including mask and social distancing. Call (714) 741-5253 for more information.

Eleven residents of West Orange County cities have been admitted as students at Biola College in La Mirada. Classes will be conducted remotely through the school’s “Biola at Home” operation.

By city, the new Eagles will be:

• Garden Grove:  David Habashy, Abby Chavez, Jordan Casey and Khiem Le

• Huntington Beach: Ian Grove, Noah Hess, Nikki Tellez, Sophia Omar, Kalee King, Ian Rogers and Savannah Diosdado.

Stanton Central Park (Western Avenue near Cerritos Avenue) will be closing early on Friday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. It will reopen with regular hours on Saturday morning.

Garden Grove’s Animal Care Services is urging residents to license and spay or neuter their pets to reduce homelessness among animals. All dogs over four months of age are required to be licensed and have a current rabies vaccination. A cat license is not mandatory but recommended. For more information, go to .

Huntington Beach’s Central Library is now offering it’s “Grab and Go” services, which will include browsing book and media collections, using adult and teen computers, and using printing services (with a credit card or exact change only).

“Grab and Go” hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 2-6 p.m., as well as Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All branches will remain closed. Central Library is at Goldenwest Street and Talbert Avenue.

The Stanton Planning Commission scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21 has been cancelled. The next planning commission meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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