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first_imgWHITTIER – Were you shaken up by the Whittier Narrows Earthquake 20 years ago? If so we want to hear from you. Tell us, in 200 words or less, your best memory from the Oct. 1, 1987, event that reshaped the community. Selected entries will be included in a special section this newspaper plans to publish on the 20th anniversary of the 5.9 temblor. Submit entries by e-mail to [email protected], Attn. QUAKE; fax to (562) 698-0450; or mail to 7612 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, CA 90602. No phone calls please. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers, and includes lunch. For information, call (562) 944-1616. Council to decide aquatic center fees LA MIRADA – The City Council at its 6:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting will discuss the setting of fees for Splash!, the city’s aquatic center that is under construction. The proposed basic adult fee would be $14 for entrance, and $64 for a season pass, to Buccaneer Bay, the city’s water park. It would cost $3 for lap or recreational swimming or use of the spa. New Biola University President Barry H. Corey also is expected to be introduced and summer photo contest winners will be recognized at the meeting. The council meets at City Hall, 13700 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. For information, call (562) 943-0131. Elks Lodge hosting champagne brunch WHITTIER – The Whittier Elks Lodge No. 1258, 13620 Whittier Blvd., is hosting a champagne brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds from the brunch will go to local charities. The buffet meal will include baron of beef, potatoes, ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, omelettes and waffles made to order, plus fruit and pastries. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. For information call (562) 696-7117. Free tire disposal at Claremont event CLAREMONT – Los Angeles County residents seeking a way to legally dispose of old tires can get rid of them for free at the Waste Tire Recycling Event be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Claremont City Yard, 1616 Monte Vista Ave., Claremont. The event is organized by the county’s Department of Public Works, and co-sponsored by Firestone Complete Auto Care, which will provide those who drop off tires with coupons for 15 percent off the purchase of Firestone or Bridgestone tires. For information, call (888) 253-2652. Hypnotherapy expert in town Hypnotherapist and author Dr. Rick Collingwood is visiting Southern California as part of his tour of the United States. Collingwood, an Australian-born pioneer in the use of hypnosis therapy, is in the Los Angeles area through Monday to promote his hypnosis CDs and DVDs. Collingwood is the principal of the Australian Academy of Hypnosis. He has appeared on KTLA’s “Morning News Show,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and “A Current Affair.” For more information Collingwood’s visit, go to www.MindMotivations.com – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Deadline for submissions is Friday. Chamber to host business seminar SANTA FE SPRINGS – The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce will host a workshop on “Access to Capital” for local businesses from noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at City Hall, 11710 E. Telegraph Road. Jeff Ball, president and chief executive officer of Friendly Hills Bank, Emily Baldizon of Riviera Financing, Barry Menzel of Training Funding Source and Brent Costello of Sun West M&A Advisors will lead the lecture. The group will cover aspects of capital-raising for local businesses. A question-and-answer period will follow a panel discussion. last_img read more