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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2LA MIRADA – Guest speaker Cathy Jamieson will give a free lecture on healthy yoga at 7 p.m. June 19 at 13701 Hillborough Drive. For more information, call (714) 522-7069. Low-cost vaccines available for pets PICO RIVERA – The city’s annual rabies clinic, with low-cost vaccinations for dogs and cats, will be available Saturday and again July22. The clinic will open at 8a.m. and close at noon in the City Hall parking lot, 6615 Passons Blvd. SANTA FE SPRINGS – The city’s fire department will be participating in a “Fill the Boot” fundraiser from 8:30a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today. Fire officials will be soliciting donations from passers-by at the corner of Telegraph and Carmenita roads. All donations will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For more information, call the fire department headquarters at (562) 944-9713. Seminar to discuss healthy yoga tips Rabies vaccinations for $6 each will be administered to cats and dogs. A variety of other shots will be available as well as new dog licenses, license renewals and tag replacements. For more information, call (562) 801-4319. Federal employee lunch to be held DOWNEY – The National Association of Active & Retired Federal Employees (Southeast Chapter) will hold its annual June luncheon at noon Wednesday at the Downey Womens Club, 9813Paramount Blvd. The catered meal will feature a choice of three entrees, dessert and drinks. Cost is $6.50 per person and door prizes will be offered. For more information, call (562) 943-5513. Police will conduct DUI checks today WHITTIER – A driving under the influence checkpoint will be set up on the corner of Mar Vista Street and Colima Road today. Whittier Police Department is conducting the checkpoint from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Officers will check for unlicensed motorists, driving with a suspended license and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, officials said. Any motorist found driving with an invalid license may have their vehicle impounded for 30 days and be issued a citation. For more information, contact Sgt. Dan Lowe at (5620 945-8256. Whittier transit lessons offered WHITTIER – A free travel training workshop for senior citizens will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Uptown Senior Center, 13225Walnut Street. The course is designed to teach senior citizens and those with disabilities how to use the Whittier Transit fixed-route bus service. Information on Whittier Dial-A-Ride will also be provided. An optional free bus trip to the Quad will be offered. Reservations are not required. For more information, call (562) 698-2131. Run/Walk to help cancer research PICO RIVERA – For the third year in a row, Pico Rivera families and friends will lace up their tennis shoes and walk, jog or run overnight to raise funds for cancer awareness during the Annual Relay for Life of Pico Rivera. The signature American Cancer Society event that raises funds for cancer research and prevention will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 to 25, at the El Rancho High School Dons Memorial Stadium, 6501Passons Blvd. To join a team, become a volunteer or make cash contributions, call (562) 587-4634 or (562) 801-0274. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more