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Trader Joe’s marks 50th anniversary with product tastings, giveaways

Trader Joe’s will mark its 50th anniversary with celebrations in its stores today and Sunday.

The celebrations will include special product tastings and giveaways. A limited-edition 50th anniversary reusable bag will be available for 50 cents.

Trader Joe’s introduced its first reusable bag to customers 40 years ago.

The first Trader Joe’s store opened on Aug. 25, 1967 in Pasadena on Arroyo Parkway, which remains in operation. The chain of grocery stores that combines basics like milk and eggs with hard-to-find items like avocado citrus yogurt and vegan mocha nut lattes has 467 stores in 41 states and the District of Columbia.

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Hot Property: Hits and misses

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine falls for a new spot on the Westside

Looking Up: Clouds or not, a solar eclipse is coming!

More Content Now The much anticipated solar eclipse is days, even hours away. On Monday, August 21, 2017, the New Moon will block the Sun, providing the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States, in 99 years. The total eclipse is limited to a narrow path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, but the rest of America will witness a partial solar event. That is- if skies are not completely cloudy!Clouds are the bane of astronomers both amateur and professional […]

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Clubs and shows and how they run

Dedication of members is just part of the formula that makes a club popular year after year. People want to belong to a group that “does things,” and for horse people that means a club that puts on a variety of events — trail rides, play days, shows, clinics — with a board in place that welcomes member input.A successful club is one where those involved in its management willingly give time and treasure to make the events fun and keep members and others […]

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Aug. 27MOP tour — Visit Mea Ola’s Place, meet the residents and learn about “The Place For Survivors,” 11080 Johnson Road, Phelan. Check out volunteer, sponsor and foster opportunities, too. Tour is from 2 to 5 p.m., text to confirm 661-557-2680. Tours are free, but donations are appreciated.Sept. 3Driving show — Valley Center Vaqueros 2017 Pleasure Driving Show, […]

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For want of a shoe …and a shoer

The current online newsletter from The Horse magazine has a wonderful article (No. 27897) entitled “Finding a Farrier.”Marie Rosenthal, MS, interviewed David Duckett, a Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers and master farrier and blacksmith based in Ambler, Pennsylvania.Duckett believes a competent farrier is much like a reliable car mechanic. Shoers find themselves dealing with problems caused by genetics, disease or illness. They may need to handle […]

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Stoddard Wells access shut off starting next week

Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump’s turbulent White House

Judge’s decision that Scott Dekraai can’t get the death penalty draws strong responses

Judge Thomas Goethals’ ruling Friday, Aug. 18, that mass murderer Scott Dekraai cannot face the death penalty surprised and angered some who expected he would be sentenced to die. Others, however, were relieved that Dekraai soon should be sentenced nearly six years after he killed eight people in and around a Seal Beach salon in 2011.

He later pleaded guilty to their murders .

Dekraai has been awaiting his sentencing during hearings that examined the Orange County justice system.

Rebecca Kohler of Long Beach said she generally opposes the death penalty, butin the case of Scott Dekraai. (Photo by Susan Christian Goulding/SCNG)

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