This Week in the Event News-Enterprise — March 11, 20202


Local Organizations react to Coronavirus concerns

As fear related to the dreaded Coronavirus has gripped the nation, some local organizations are calmly, yet firmly reacting to those concerns, issuing updates to their various communities of interest.  Chief among the organizations, the Los Alamitos Unified School District, has already issued two updates to parents and their overall community.  ““To help you be fully informed, we have posted a Coronavirus Awareness webpage with up-to-date factual information about coronavirus (COVID-19) and expert guidance on how you can take precautions to minimize your risk of infection,” said Supt. Andrew Pulver in an initial email.  “We also will continue to … [more]

‘Small city; big voice:’ State of the city in Los Al

Amid an assemblage of a virtual who’s who in political power in west Orange County, Los Alamitos city officials delivered a powerful accounting of the “state of the city” this week at the Joint Forces Training Base.
“We are going to try something new,” said Mayor Richard Murphy to an overflow crowd gathered in the banquet room of the 79th Sustainment Theater Command at JFTB.  He deferred much of his allotted time to other members of the council, each of whom reported on one of five key areas, including community… [more]

Two Los Al students named among Music Center Spotlight finalists

Two Los Alamitos High School students were among the 113 semi-finalists named by the Los Angeles Music Center in that organization’s 32nd annual Spotlight program which seeks out Southern California’s most talented high school musical students.  Spotlight is a free nationally acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for teens. Since its launch in 1988, Spotlight has transformed the lives of 49,000 students across Southern California by being more than just a competition. [more]

Company that invented school photography — and contracts with Los Al HS — is reinventing itself

Fourth generation leader works from Los Al and Philly after local acquisition

Sometimes working from his small office in Los Alamitos, using the same innovative traits employed by his great grandfather to establish the nation’s first school photography business, Wayne Barksdale has returned Barksdale Photography to national prominence. [more]



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