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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PICO RIVERA – The city, SafeShred and the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce will hold a free computer/e-waste recycling drop-off event from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 10 next to the Wal-Mart at the Pico Rivera Towne Center, southwest corner of Washington and Rosemead boulevards.Businesses and residents of Pico Rivera and surrounding communities can drop off up to 10 computers, cell phones, floppy disks and related e-waste for free.The event will also offer face-painting for children and hot dogs and sodas for those who bring items for recycling.For information, call (562) 949-2473. Carden students to sing carols LA MIRADA – Carden School students will perform holiday songs at 10:45 a.m. Thursday in the Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd.To sign up for lunch after the performance, call (562) 947-8787. Diabetes patients have a safe haven WHITTIER – The Los Nietos Community and Senior Center will invite residents to participate in a diabetes support group at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the center, 11640 E. Slauson Ave.Free diabetes information will be provided as well as weight, blood pressure and blood glucose testing. RSVP required. For more information, call (562) 699-9898. Whittier offers Rose Parade trip WHITTIER – Sign up now for the city’s annual excursion to the 2006 Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 2.Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be purchased at the Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.The cost is $90 per person, which includes bus transportation, seating and refreshments.Check-in will be at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 2. The bus will depart from the community center at 6:15 a.m. and return after the conclusion of the parade.For more information, call (562) 464-3430. Discussion reveals yoga’s flexibility LA MIRADA – A representative from New Horizons Caregiver Group will speak about yoga as a form of exercise at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd.Participants will learn about various styles of yoga.To register, call (562) 902-3160. Send wish lists to Santa Claus PICO RIVERA – Children’s wish lists for Santa Claus can be dropped off in the holiday mailbox in the Pico Park lobby until Dec. 16.Letters, along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope, can also be mailed to: City of Pico Rivera, North Pole, c/o Pico Park Community Center, P.O. Box 1016, Pico Rivera, CA 90660.For more information, call (562) 801-4470. Museum seeks diligent youths LA HABRA – The Children’s Museum in La Habra, 301 S. Euclid St., needs young volunteers beginning Dec. 20.Applicants must be between 14 and 21 years old. Those selected will be eligible to receive a $100 incentive card.Volunteers will be needed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.For more information or to sign up, visit the North Orange County Youth Center, 1811 W. La Habra Blvd., or call (562) 905-7076. From staff reportslast_img read more