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first_imgTo qualify, at least one person in the household must have legal status in the United States and the household must not exceed the low-income criteria set by the federal government. Applications are available in the Department of Housing Services at City Hall, 6615 S. Passons Blvd., or on the city’s Web site, www.pico-rivera.org. Completed applications must be mailed with a postmark date no later than Aug. 31 to the city’s Department of Housing Services, 6615 S. Passons Blvd., P.O. Box 1016, Pico Rivera, CA., 90660. For more information, call (562) 801-4347. Deadline June 12 for teen program LA MIRADA – Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2006 Leaders in Training program. The program is for teens ages 13 to 16, assigns them to work at a variety of youth recreation programs such as summer day camp, P.A.R.K. programs, sports programs and office work. The application deadline is June 12, and the program runs from July 5 to Aug. 12. Applications are available at the Family Services Center, 13710 La Mirada Blvd., on the lower level of the Resource Center in the Civic Center complex. For more information, call (562) 902-3155, or visit the city’s Web site at www.cityoflamirada.org. Neighborhood meeting tonight WHITTIER – Residents are invited to a Neighborhood Watch meeting tonight. Los Angeles County representatives will be available to answer questions. The meeting will be at 6:30 tonight at 11200 Telechron Ave. For more information, call (562) 698-7645. Hospital needs blood donors WHITTIER – Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital urges residents to donate blood. Insufficient blood supplies could cause postponement of surgeries and create added dangers in emergencies. Donors must be at least 18 years old; 17-year-olds may donate with parental permission. Blood donations can be made at the PIH Donor Center, 12401 Washington Blvd. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Appointments are encouraged, but not required. To make appointments, call (562)698-0811, Ext.2872. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! VALENCIA – A Santa Fe Springs man is in custody after a fatal boating accident at Pyramid Lake, authorities said. A 38-year-old man on an inner tube was attached to the boat by a long rope when the boat pilot, identified as John Galvan, 46, of Santa Fe Springs, made a wide turn to avoid a nearby boat that was not moving, sheriff’s Lt. Tom Bryski said. When Galvan made the turn, the man on the inner tube swung toward the stationary boat, hitting it head-on, Bryski said. The man, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at Henry Mayo Hospital. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2Bryski said Galvan appeared to be under the influence of alcohol by deputies at the scene and was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. Galvan was being held on $100,000 bail at the sheriff’s Santa Clarita Valley Station. There were no other injuries, Bryski said. Applications open for rental help PICO RIVERA – The city’s Housing Assistance Agency will accept applications for Section 8 rental assistance through Aug. 31. Eligible applicants can receive federal subsidies on a portion of their rent. last_img

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