SANTA FE SPRINGS – The city’s annual “Holiday Fest” featuring Santa Claus, a tree-lighting ceremony, snow, refreshments and entertainment will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Town Center Hall, 11710 E. Telegraph Road.The tree-lighting ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. League officials attend convention WHITTIER – Two Whittier officials of the Assistance League of Whittier attended the league’s annual convention recently in Kentucky.Assistance League of Whittier President Carolyn McFarland and Vice President Marjorie Williams represented the area at the convention.For more information on the league, call (562)693-6533. `Festival of Trees’ features food, fun WHITTIER – The annual Festival of Trees event, featuring free food, music and photos with Santa, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3888 Workman Mill Road.The free family event will include several decorated Christmas trees sponsored by Los Angeles-area businesses, as well as a snow-blowing machines and snow-sledding.Refreshments, holiday cookies, live entertainment and free photos on Santa’s lap will also be available. KOST-FM 103.5 radio personality Mike Sakellarides will be on hand, playing holiday music from a pop-up tent and handing out goodies.For more information, call (562) 699-0921. Beading workshop offers holiday tips MONTEBELLO – AngelTech Designs will present a free holiday beading workshop from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Montebello Library, 1550 W. Beverly Blvd.Victoria Kay Olguin will teach step-by-step instructions on how to create a beaded bracelet or necklace for the holidays.For more information, call (323) 722-6551. Council to discuss pipeline pact WHITTIER – The City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13, or soon thereafter, to consider granting a franchise agreement to ConocoPhillips Pipeline Co.The hearing will take place at City Hall council chambers, 13230 Penn St.The proposed franchise agreement is for an initial term of five years to build, maintain, operate and remove pipelines for the transportation of oil and petroleum products in its pipeline on Leffingwell Road, between Scott and Valley Home avenues.There is an option to add more five-year terms on the agreement.All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing and testify. Written comments should be addressed to the city clerk-treasurer, 13230 Penn St.For more information, call (562) 464-3510. Senior dancers plan performance WHITTIER – The La Habra Huff `n’ Puff Senior Dance Group will perform at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Los Nietos Community and Senior Center, 11640 E. Slauson Ave.All are welcome to attend the program of music and dance, where the performers will showcase their talents.For more information, call (562) 699-9898. From staff reports 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!