Sheriff Shave
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Photo Gallery: Sheriff’s officials shave

Crescenta Valley Sheriff Station Capt. Chris Blasnek, left, Sgt. Alan Chu and Sgt. Jeff Curran pose with mustaches they grew throughout the month of October to raise funds for 999 Kids, which helps provide items and gifts to foster kids with special needs. Several station employees participated, raising more than $500 before shaving off the unwanted facial hair Thursday. (Sara Cardine)
CV Station Sgt. Jeff Curran, left, and Capt. Chris Blasnek lather up Thursday before shaving off mustaches they grew throughout October to help raise money for 999 Kids, a relief effort for kids in L.A. County’s foster care system. (Sara Cardine)
Sgt. Alan Chu, Capt. Chris Blasnek and Sgt. Jeff Curran say goodbye Thursday to mustaches they grew throughout October to raise money for kids in the foster care system. (Sara Cardine)
Crescenta Valley Sheriff Station Field Sgt. John Gilbert, who came up with the idea to grow mustaches for charity, tries to “Guess the Stache” Thursday as co-workers look on. (Sara Cardine)