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Archive for February, 2013
 

Seal Beach Civic Center fountain
Community

Construction starts on Ocean Ave. waterline and sewer replacements

Posted February 28, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the City of Seal Beach. The City of Seal Beach is pleased to announce the start of construction for the Ocean Avenue Alley Waterline and Sewer Replacements from Main Street to 6th Street. The project includes construction of new sewer, waterlines and a new concrete alley. On December 10, […]

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Yard and garage sale weekend in Anaheim, March 2 and 3

Posted February 28, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. Calling all yard and garage sale sellers and shoppers! This Saturday and Sunday marks Anaheim’s first yard sale weekend. Yard and garage sales are a great way to add to a collection, to make extra room in the house or garage, as well as to […]

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Kid's 1k fun run at 2013 Race on the Base.
Community

False start fails to kill enthusiasm of runners in kid’s 1k at Race on the Base 2013

Posted February 28, 2013 by shelley

In contrast to other races over the course of the day that sent runners east along Yorktown Ave. in front of Building 19 and The Pub at Fiddler’s Green, the 1k kid’s fun run sent children westbound towards Building 3 and the headquarters of the 40th Infantry Division. The start of the race was delayed […]

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Los Alamitos Civic Center
Community

Los Alamitos receives seven responses to city attorney RFP

Posted February 28, 2013 by shelley

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Los Alamitos City Council learned that staff has received seven resonses to that City’s request for proposal (RFP) for a new city attorney. Proposals were due by noon on Feb. 19. Item 8E on the agenda was consideration of the creation of an ad hoc subcommittee […]

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Crime

Stanton man found guilt of rape, murder

Posted February 28, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney (OCDA). The OCDA is seeking the death penalty in this case. A man was convicted [yesterday] of sexually assaulting and murdering a woman, raping three others, and physically assaulting a sixth victim after being linked to the crimes through DNA and forensic evidence. Waymon […]

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Cover illustration for March 2013 issue, featured photo size for articles.
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The March print edition of Orange County Breeze is here!

Posted February 28, 2013 by shelley

Our March print edition has rolled off the presses and is now in the hands of our distributor! This issue is stuffed full of Winter-into-Spring happenings — but you’ll also find: a farewell interview with Los Alamitos City Manager Angie Avery; photos from Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards gala; a profile of Seal Beach Leos […]

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Today’s weather forecast for Thursday, February 28

Posted February 28, 2013 by courtesy

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Thursday, February 28: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. More about Orange County Breeze Did you know that we have a monthly print edition? We do! We also have digital version of […]

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Business

Take advantage of higher IRA contribution limits

Posted February 27, 2013 by Ryan McLaughlin

For the first time since 2008, contribution limits have risen for one of the most popular retirement savings vehicles available: the IRA. This means you’ve got a greater opportunity to put more money away for your “golden years.” Effective earlier this year, you can now put in up to $5,500 (up from $5,000 in 2012) […]

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Government

Public defender to be honored by Hispanic Bar Association

Posted February 27, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Executive Office of the County of Orange. Orange County’s Public Defender, Frank Ospino, will be honored as Attorney of the Year by the Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County during an event on Saturday, March 2. Ospino, who was appointed by the Board of Supervisors to the Public […]

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Inline skaters were the first to race at Race on the Base on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.
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Skaters start the running at Race on the Base 2013

Posted February 27, 2013 by shelley

Just as the sun edged over Santiago Peak and its fellows along the eastern border of Orange County, inline skaters were released by the sound of an air horn as the first racers at the 2013 Race on the Base. Race results record forty-eight skaters. Overall winners of 10k skating race Times were very close […]

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Crime

Anaheim man convicted in 2009 stabbing murder in Garden Grove

Posted February 27, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. An Anaheim man who fled to Las Vegas was convicted yesterday of murdering a man by stabbing him during a dispute over a drug deal. Johnathan Allen Kincaid, 23, was found guilty by a jury Feb. 26, 2013, of one felony count of special […]

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Los Alamitos High School, LAHS
Community

Los Alamitos Council votes to fund school resource officer

Posted February 27, 2013 by shelley

With Councilwoman Gerri Graham-Mejia absent, the Los Alamitos City Council voted unanimously to spend $95,000 to pay for half of the salary, benefits, training and equipment needed to field a new police officer to serve as a school resource officer at Los Alamitos High School. According to a report by City Manager Angie Avery, the […]

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