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AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl eventRent assistance forms available PICO RIVERA – The city’s Housing Assistance Agency will accept applications for Section 8 rental assistance from May 1 through Aug. 31. Eligible applicants may receive federal subsidies on a portion of their rent. To 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 guidelines set by the federal government. Applications are available in the Department of Housing Services at City Hall, 6615S. Passons Blvd., or on the city’s Web site, www.pico-rivera.org. For more information, call (562) 801-4347. Forest service to host tour ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST – The U.S. Forest Service will have its monthly naturalist-led tour on Saturday, exploring wildfires, wildflowers and wildlife. Participants will car pool to various forest locations, take short hikes, and discuss how the environment effects the flora and fauna of the local mountains. This is an excellent outing for families, Scout groups, or anyone interested in their local mountains. The tour is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Meet at the San Gabriel Canyon Environmental Education Center, 0.7 miles past the East Fork Bridge on Highway 39 above Azusa. Visitors should bring water, lunch, sturdy walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellant, cameras, binoculars and dress in layers for the weather. Hiking will not be strenuous but will be over uneven and rocky terrain. Vehicles must be in good working order and have a full tank of gas. For more information on the hike, call Steve Segreto at (909)982-2879. Center to host dance group WHITTIER – The Los Nietos Community and Senior Center will host the La Habra Huff ‘n’ Puffs Senior Dance Group from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the center’s senior wing, 11640 E. Slauson Ave. All are welcome to this music and dance program. For more information, call (562) 699-9898. Library Friends to hold book sale LA MIRADA – The Friends of the La Mirada Library will be selling used books from 9a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6 in the Activity Center building, behind the fire station and next door to the library, 13800 La Mirada Blvd. In addition to the selection of good-quality hardback books and paperback books, a large group of audio and video items will be available. At 2 p.m., the Friends will sell bargain books for $3 each. All proceeds will be used to purchase new books and for other library needs. For more information, call (562) 943-4255. Wills, trusts topics of union meeting WHITTIER – The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 333, will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Palm Park Activity Center, 5703 Palm Ave. Guest speaker Bill Miller will talk about trusts and wills, and Cindy Greer of the Whittier Chamber of Commerce will give a presentation. The meeting is open to former and current federal employees. Sack lunches are suggested. Dessert and beverages will be provided. For more information, call Chuck Carlson at (562)695- 2126. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NORWALK – The sheriff’s Norwalk Station is collecting items for the U.S. Marines. From now through May 3, items can be dropped off at the station, 12335 Civic Center Drive. Suggested donations include packets of hot chocolate, wheat crackers, tuna in pouches, baby wipes, razors, pens, soap, sunblock, writing paper and toothpaste. For more information, call (562) 863-8711.