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City brings back Costa Mesa Senior Center with Christmas party
City brings back Costa Mesa Senior Center with Christmas party

Hundreds of senior citizens sat in the recreation room of the Costa Mesa Senior Center last week inspecting this year's holiday gifts: mugs containing candy and a $5 gift card good at various stores, including the supermarket. Last year, the nonprofit that was running the center didn't have enough money to buy gift cards for everyone, so they held a raffle-style drawing. Some staff members and their families walked away with multiple gift cards, while several seniors left empty-handed. "The seniors were not happy about that," said Ernie Feeney, a former board member who often frequents the center. "It was a real downer." But things were different on...

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