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Submit a City Wide Pride nomination 

January 24, 2013

City Wide Pride nominations will be accepted from Cerritos homeowners beginning on March 8. The 2013 City Wide Pride program will recognize superior maintenance and landscaping of homes throughout the City. Details will be published in the March issue of "The Cerritos News." Nominations can be submitted at the Cerritos Sheriff's Station/Community Safety Center or through the City's website at from March 8 through 5 p.m. on Friday, April 19.

There will be 70 homes selected as City Wide Pride winners this year. Judging will take place from Wednesday, May 1 through Friday, May 17, and entries will be evaluated based on overall appearance and landscaping. As a general guide, winning properties have driveways and walkways free of oil, rust and paint stains; attractive exterior paint and garage doors; and well-groomed front yards. Trailers, boats, inoperable vehicles and trash cans must be screened from public view.

Winners will be notified in early June. For more information, call (562) 916-1203.

WHS Robotics scores six awards across two tournaments over this past weekend.

FTC Team 542 Wins their Qualifier in Claremont to advance to the Los Angeles Regional Championships. Team 542 won the first place Inspire Award and First Place Alliance.

FLL Team 116 wins their Los Angeles Regional Championship Tournament, and advances to the World Festival Championships.

FLL Team 10034 and 116 take two of the four Los Angeles Regions Ambassador Awards for 2012.

Junior Proud Heng and Sophomore Benjamin Domae are honored with the Los Angeles Region FLL Young Mentor Award for 2012.


Congratulations to the following seniors on their WHS Foundation Scholarships

1st - Sofia Dhanani

2nd- Sean Oh

3rd- Joyce Le

4th- Kevin Chon

4th- Nelson Wong

5th- Joy Chung

5th- Anita Kapyur

6th- Albert Pineda

7th- Jalen Siler

8th- Annabel Rhee

9th- Alijah Rivera

10th- Leia Chang

Enter the Cerritos Recycled Art Contest!

Each participant will be awarded a ribbon and a certificate of participation. Award winners will be announced and presented with their awards by the Cerritos City Council at the Community Spring Festival on April 27, 2013. Winning entries will be displayed at our spectacular Cerritos Library. 

Entries must be submitted to the Cerritos Complex by Monday April 22, 2013 by 5pm. For more information, please visit