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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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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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SBPD arrests man for attempting to sell fake diamond

Seal Beach Police Detectives arrested Earl Howard of Compton, CA. (date of birth – Jan. 2, 1956) for attempting to sell a fake diamond. In March 2015, a subject contacted a local Main Street business to post an advertisement ...
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Marina High School to stage “Every 15 Minutes” DUI simulation

Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States is injured or killed in an alcohol-related incident. The Huntington Beach Police Department, in conjunction with the California Highway Patrol and the Office of Traffic Safety, is ...
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Uber and Wingz issued permits to begin passenger pickups at John Wayne Airport

John Wayne Airport (JWA) today issued permits for two ridesharing companies to begin providing passenger pickups at the Airport. Uber and Wingz were the first two Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) to submit the documentat...
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Long Beach woman convicted of special circumstances murder after withdrawing earlier guilty plea

On Monday, March 30, a woman was convicted of the special circumstances murder of a man by driving over his head after following him home from a Hawaiian Gardens Casino to rob him of $10,000 in gambling winnings. Barbara Ann Ha...
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Council PTA Reflections students display their certificates at the March 24 meeting of the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees. The certificates were presented by Superintendent Sherry Kropp, PTA Arts Education Chair Donna Chinn, School Board President Diana Hill, and Reflections Co-Chair Remy Hernandez. Photo courtesy LAUSD.

Los Al Unified School District students recognized for achievement in national arts program

District administration, the board of education, and the PTA recognized fifteen Los Alamitos Unified School District (LAUSD) students for their achievement in the 2014-15 National PTA Reflections arts in education program this ...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Tuesday, March 31

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following unplanned power outage: Lake Forest, Eveningside Ln.: Started at 7:08 p.m. on March 30. The cause was equipment problems. Edison is working to restore p...
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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Light south wind...
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Remote bingo comes to St. Isidore

The St. Isidore Historical Plaza has joined Remote “Linked” Bingo and has engaged them to include Los Alamitos to bingo games throughout California. There are approximately twenty locations in and around California which ar...
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Oak Canyon Nature Center brings Spring fun and Eco-fair to Anaheim

The Easter Bunny is coming to Oak Canyon Nature Center this Saturday, April 4, and children ages 3-11 are invited to participate in an egg hunt, games, crafts, pictures, an animal nursery, and more. Check-in begins at 10 a.m., ...
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Boys & Girls Club of Cypress SMART Girls members Arlene H., Denise E., Keeyanna B., Sophia J., Savannah M., Hailey P., Juliet C., Lacy P., Lauren P., Makaela L., Akasha G., Ava K., Souly A., and Aminah G. and SMART Girls coordinator Brittany Stone pose with Chuze Fitness Zumba instructor Betty Layman after their field trip visit.

Chuze Fitness hosts free Zumba class for SMART Girls from Boys and Girls Club of Cypress

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress SMART Girls group were given the opportunity to visit Chuze Fitness in Cypress on Friday, March 13, for a free field trip. The SMART Girls program offers young women ages 8-17 guidance towar...
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OC Animal Care seeking owner after dog attacks two horses

OC Animal Care is investigating a dog involved in an attack on two horses in O’Neill Regional Park on March 27, 2015. The horses were being ridden on Live Oak Trail at approximately 12:45 pm. The equestrians reported that bot...
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