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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, March 30, 2015

Posted  March 30, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, March 30, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm. […]

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Spotlight for February 2015

Posted  January 31, 2015  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for February: 2015 — Pay it Forward! Paying debts of gratitude forward Our February […]

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February Dining, Arts and Entertainment now available!

Posted  January 29, 2015  by  shelley

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the February 2015 DARTS can be downloaded for free! We have detailed January event listings, articles, and display advertisements for local people, venues and events. We encourage you to download the February 2015 DARTS and let us know […]

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Spotlight for January 2015

Posted  January 3, 2015  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for January: 2015 — a Better Year! Improving on what we already have Our […]

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Spotlight for December 2014

Posted  November 29, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for December 2014: Christmas Wishes and Local Shopping Spots! Christmas Wishes You are invited […]

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Spotlight for November 2014

Posted  November 1, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for November 2014: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, and shopping locally! Veteran’s Day Sunday Serenades presents […]

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Spotlight for October 2014

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for October 2014: Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo… and Halloween! Wings, Wheels, Rotors and […]

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Announcing our Jobs Board

Posted  September 19, 2014  by  shelley

Staff members here at Orange County Breeze have recently noticed two local business-related news items: Workers and employees mention that they are looking for a new job. Business owners and managers mention that they are looking to fill job openings. This is great news — the job market is finally thawing! We here at Orange […]

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Orange County Breeze spotlight for September 2014: Fall Makeover — personal, professional home!
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Spotlight for September 2014

Posted  August 31, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. The Orange County Breeze spotlight for September 2014: Fall Makeover — personal, professional home! Personal makeover On your marks, get set, GO! by Sandra Rodriguez Add anti-oxidants to your diet with Dragon Fruit! by Karen […]

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Spotlight for August 2014

Posted  August 2, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. Bye-bye, Summer! Museum showcases century of surfing in Huntington Beach by SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel How to navigate life transitions by Sandra Rodriguez August Movie Marathon: Last blast of summer by Katie […]

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April Dining, Arts and Entertainment now available!

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts and Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a free printable document (pdf). Now the
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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, April 2, 2015

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the...
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Garden Grove residents to get emergency alert test call from AlertOC

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m., all Garden Grove residents will receive a call to test the County’s regional mass notification system known as AlertOC. This is the sixth regional test of the system since...
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Lowest ever snowpack calls for emergency measures to respond to California drought

Following measurement of the lowest snowpack ever recorded in California history, Governor Jerry Brown announced today, an executive order that will save water, increase enforcement of wasteful water use, invest in new technolo...
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5th Annual “Wine, Cheese & Chocolate, Please” event set for Sunday, April 19

Project Self Sufficiency Foundation (PSSF) is proud to host the 5th Annual Wine, Chocolate and Cheese, Please event – an afternoon filled with tastings of distinctive wines, decadent chocolates, and gourmet cheeses, as well a...
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Support our soldiers with a night out at Army Birthday Ball

Thousands of Soldiers from Southern California have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan over the long decade of war in those countries. These are our own local heroes – men and women who’ve left their jobs, their families,...
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Seal Beach Police seeking volunteers for next Volunteers in Police Services Academy session

Volunteers In Police Services participate in various functions at the Police Department; they include Volunteer patrols, records, property, fleet services, special events and more. Volunteers are an important part of our depart...
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Not too hot, not too cold: April gardening tips

April offers an ideal gardening climate in Southern California. With hot weather ahead, gardening enthusiasts should take advantage of April’s mild temperatures and longer days, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of e...
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Good news? California economy growing. Bad news?

Comerica Bank maintains a California Economic Activity Index that offers the bank a backward glance at economic activity that the Bank can use to forecast future economic activity — and, also, to publish news releases to gain...
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Silence the distractions during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Working with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide, the Los Alamitos Police Department will increase its education and enforcement e...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Wednesday, April 1

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following unplanned power outages in Orange County: Santa Ana, South Timber St.: Started at 7 p.m. on March 31. The cause was equipment problems. Edison is workin...
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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 ...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, March 20 to March 26, 2015

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the Los Alamitos police blotter. March 20, 2015 Drunk Driver – 6:19 a.m. R...
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Cypress police blotter, March 23 to March 30, 2015

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the Cypress police blotter. March 23, 2015 Suspicious Person – 12:49 a.m. – ...
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Alaska Air offers low one-way fares to Mexico out of John Wayne

California sun seekers who pine for pristine beaches and authentic Mexican cuisine can now book travel on Alaska Airlines’ new nonstop flights from Orange County, California, to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending ...
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OC Sheriff reverts to prior policy on concealed carry weapons after Ninth Circuit says it will rehear Peruta

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals voted to rehear “en banc” the case of Peruta v. County of San Diego. In February 2014, a three-judge panel split 2 – 1 and held that a Sheriff’s policy req...
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State Attorney General releases statement regarding Cesar Chavez Day

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued the following statement in honor of Cesar Chavez Day: “Today we remember Cesar Chavez, a civil rights icon who fought tirelessly to provide justice, equality and dignity to farmwor...
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Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for April 2015

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center. You do not need to be a Cypress resident to participate in these free programs. Reservations are recommended, unless otherwise indicated. For more information...
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