NORWALK – A trial date was set Friday for Deanne Ariza, a Santa Fe Springs resident accused of being an accessory to murder after the fact in the death of a man in front of a Pico Rivera 7-Eleven last year. Her trial date was set for Jan. 10, 2007. On Aug. 25, 2005, videographer Aron Adagio, 30, of Downey was shot to death. Cancer charity kicks off campaign PICO RIVERA – The Relay for Life organizing committee invites residents to its kick- off event, featuring food, music, raffles and more, at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Agape Christian Center, 4587 Durfee Ave. There also will be information on how to form your own relay team to help raise money for the fight against cancer. For more information, call (562) 843-3358. Golf tournament to benefit college WHITTIER – Purple & Gold, a support group for Whittier College athletes, is now taking reservations for its 34th annual golf classic, slated for May 8 at Friendly Hills Country Club. A four-person scramble format will be used. The $250 entry fee includes golf cart, continental breakfast, box lunch, dinner and a chance to win a car. Tournament proceeds go to the college’s sports programs. To register, or for more information, call Mike Rizo, (562) 907-4967. School district to discuss concerns NORWALK – The Little Lake City School District’s board of education will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex, 13200 Clarkdale Ave. The board will meet with representatives of the city of Norwalk to discuss issues of mutual interest. Caregivers gather at local hospital MONTEBELLO – Beverly Hospital offers a free caregivers support group for those who provide care to people with cancer, dementia or other major chronic illnesses at 10 a.m. every Monday at the hospital’s Women’s Pavilion & Breast Center conference room, 309 W. Beverly Blvd. For more information, call (323) 837-3411. Nature meeting to discuss skunks HACIENDA HEIGHTS – The Puente Hills Landfill Native Habitat Preservation Authority will be holding an “Ask the Expert” lecture on skunks from 9:30 to 11 a.m. March 25 at the Hacienda Hills Trailhead at 7th and Orange Grove avenues. The president of S.K.U.N.K.S. (Society of Kind Understanding and Not Killing Skunks) will discuss humane solutions for skunks. For more information, call (562) 945-9003. Potential foster parents to meet WHITTIER – A parent orientation for people interested in being a foster or adoptive parent will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon March 18 at the Whittwood Library, 10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave. Qualifying families receive training, certification, funds and 24-hour support. For more information, call (800) 730-3933, Ext. 203, or visit www.all4kids.org. City invites public to outreach event WEST WHITTIER – Residents are invited to a community meeting, “Creating A Community That Cares,” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Amigo County Park, 5700 S. Juarez Ave. For more information, call (562) 908-5702. City offers disaster preparation course LA MIRADA – The city is now accepting registration for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 25, April 1 and April 8. Interested residents should contact the La Mirada Community Sheriff’s Station, (562)902-2960. – From staff reports AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
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