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Today’s weather for Wednesday, March 04

Posted  March 4, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. The article above is based on information released by the National Weather Service.

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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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March Dining, Arts and Entertainment now available!

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the March 2015 DARTS can be downloaded for free! We have detailed January event listings, articles, and displ...
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JWA Deputy Director to update Chamber members at Cypress networking breakfast

Courtney Wiercioch, Deputy Airport Director at John Wayne Airport, will be the guest speaker at the Cypress Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast March 10 at the Residence Inn by Marriott (4931 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos) at...
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Huntington Beach Police rescue runaway from accused pimps

A man was charged yesterday with human trafficking, raping, pimping, and pandering a 15-year-old girl from the Midwest. Elozana Ogbechie, 21, Yorba Linda, is charged with one felony count each of human trafficking of a minor, p...
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Cypress Chamber of Commerce Student Mentoring Breakfast | Wednesday, March 18 | 714-827-2430

Cypress Chamber looking for mentors to attend student breakfast

As the 29th annual Student & Business Mentoring Breakfast (March 18, 7-8:45 a.m., Cypress Community Center) fast approaches, we are trying to match the interests of our 200+ students with mentors in the community who might ...
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Placentia man convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend in 1994

A man was convicted yesterday of stabbing and murdering his ex-girlfriend and locking her body in the trunk of her car in 1994. Samuel Agustin Lopez, 43, Placentia, was convicted by a jury of one felony count of murder and a se...
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Cypress Boys & Girls Club thanks Chick-fil-A Seal Beach

Youth members of the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress pose to say, “Thank you” to Chick-fil-A Seal Beach, which hosted a “Spirit Night” for the Club on Feb. 12, 2015 that raised over $250 to go towards after-school prog...
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A triathlete rounds the corner at the east end of Constitution Ave. on Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos in the bicycling portion of the reverse triathlon. She will head north to the transition area across Shiloh Ave. from the Veterans Center near the front gate at the south end of Lexington Dr. After parking her bike, she’ll walk to the USA Water Polo National Training Center pool for the final portion of the triathlon. In the background are three cadets from Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Academy, one of the tenants at the JFTB. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Families, friends finish strong at Race on the Base

On Saturday, Feb. 28 around 4,500 walkers, runners and triathletes converged at the 34th annual Race on the Base Event at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos. The event opens up the Base to the public for a 5K, 10K, ...
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El Dorado High teacher found hanged in classroom

According to the Orange County Coroner, Anaheim resident Jillian Jacobson, 31 and a teacher at El Dorado High School, was found dead in her classroom on Monday, March 2, around 7 a.m. The Coroner’s office states that the ...
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Today’s weather for Wednesday, March 04

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. The article ...
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Los Al Chamber to host Police Appreciation Awards Luncheon

The Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 33rd Annual Police Appreciation Awards Luncheon sponsored by: EmCare, Inc. and the Los Alamitos Emergency Department Physicians. The Luncheon honoring the Los Alamitos Poli...
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Cypress police blotter, February 20 to February 27, 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. February 20, 2015 Counseling – 3:25 p.m. – 9300 block of Lexington Ave. - The ...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, February 20 to February 27, 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. February 20, 2015 Counseling – 10:27 a.m. – 4200 block of Farquhar Ave. -...
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City of Long Beach to host ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ local summit

The public is invited to attend a Local Action Summit to discuss ideas for achieving positive life outcomes for youth, as part of the “My Brother’s Keeper” (MBK) Community Challenge. The event will be held on ...
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Van Nuys man convicted in murder and attempted murder of ex-girlfriend’s family

One co-defendant was sentenced and another co-defendant is awaiting re-trial in this case, A man was sentenced today to receive the death penalty for murdering his ex-girlfriend’s father and sister and attempting to kill ...
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Are you the Voice of Garden Grove?

The Garden Grove Community Foundation (GGCF) invites talented local high school students to compete in the fourth annual Voice of Garden Grove singing competition for a chance to win a $500 cash prize and another $500 towards t...
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California Attorney General offers tips to protect against tax-season fraud

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris is alerting Californians to the threat of tax-related identity theft and issuing tips on how consumers can protect themselves during the tax filing...
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Cypress Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic Corporate Challenge | May 13, 2015 | 714-827-2430

Cypress Chamber invites all to 2015 Golf Classic Corporate Challenge

The Cypress Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to sign up for its annual Golf Classic Corporate Challenge on May 13, 2015. Held at the Navy Golf Course, proceeds of the golf tournament will benefit the Chamber and local chari...
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Boys and Girls Club of Cypress STEAMs ahead

On Thursday, Feb. 26, the Cypress Council PTA and the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress planned and hosted a Family STEAM Night. STEAM is a newly coined term which incorporates the addition of art into STEM (science, technology,...
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Seal Beach Animal Care Center celebrates St. Catrick’s Day with five-dollar felines!

On Saturday, March 14, the Seal Beach Animal Care Center will hold its fourth annual St. “Catrick’s” Day adoption event — the adoption fee for cats will be slashed to five dollars! This annual adoption e...
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Today’s weather for Tuesday, March 03

Today’s local weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and vari...
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Los Alamitos Spring Activities Guide now available

Join the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department as they welcome springtime with the Los Alamitos Spring Activities Guide. Available NOW, so if you don’t have a copy yet, grab one at the Community Ce...
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