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Today’s weather for Sunday, September 22

Posted September 22, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Seal Beach to participate in test of AlertOC

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 8:30 a.m., as part of National Preparedness Month, the City of Seal Beach, Seal Beach Police Department and West Cities Communications, in partnership with the County of Orange, will conduct a test of Orange County’s Regional Notification System – AlertOC. The objective is to test AlertOC’s capability, capacity, and effectiveness […]

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Murder-suicide suspected in Anaheim deaths

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

On Friday, Sept. 19, at 8:29 a.m., Anaheim Police Officers were called to a single family residence in the 700 block of S. Morningstar Dr. to investigate the discovery of two dead bodies. Grandparents had come to watch their seven-month-old granddaughter. Upon entering the house, they discovered their daughter and son-in-law on the first floor […]

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Alan Mansoor on the proposed 405 toll lanes

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

There has been a lot of discussion about whether or not toll lanes will reduce traffic and travel time on the 405 freeway, and that is a worthy discussion. Today, I would like to approach it from another perspective; truthful and efficient use of tax dollars. As many have mentioned, the Measure M promise was […]

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Governor Brown declares POW-MIA Recognition Day

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 19, 2014, as POW/MIA Recognition Day in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below:

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Seeking the Sherif wins Katella Stakes, sets new track record at LARC

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Claimed for $12,500 last Dec. 28, Seeking the Sherif is now a stakes winner – and track record holder – after capturing the $75,000 Katella Saturday at Los Alamitos. The 1 ½ length victory over 5-2 second choice and pacesetter Distinctiv Passion was the fifth in eight starts for the Officer gelding since he was […]

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NOAA GOES West rainbow infrared image for Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Image courtesy of NOAA.
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 21 September through 27 September

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Forecast details Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south in the evening. Monday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a […]

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Armed robbery at Anaheim Fry’s Electronics

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

On Friday, September 19, 2014 at 1:51 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers were called to investigate an armed robbery at the Fry’s Electronics in the 3300 block of E. La Palma Ave. As officers drove to the scene, witnesses called 9-1-1 to report possible suspects in the armed robbery had entered a dark-colored SUV and sped […]

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Today’s weather for Sunday, September 21

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Travis Allen’s charter school representation bill vetoed by governor

Posted September 20, 2014 by courtesy

Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed AB 2408 sponsored by Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach). Existing law created a five-member California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, an advisory board that helps local school districts reach goals set forth in a local control and accountability plan. The bill would have required the addition of two new members of the […]

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Fullerton bicycle enthusiast Vince Buck tries out a portion of the new two-mile Coyote Creek link of the OC Loop. Courtesy photo.
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New segment of bike path connects Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, and Cypress to La Mirada

Posted September 20, 2014 by courtesy

Orange County Transportation Authority officials today cut a ceremonial ribbon to mark the completion of an important two-mile segment of the OC Loop, a path for bicyclists and pedestrians to travel throughout the county. OCTA Chairman Shawn Nelson and CEO Darrell Johnson led the ceremony at Behringer Athletic Facility to celebrate the opening of the […]

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Hemet man convicted of pimping in Anaheim

Posted September 20, 2014 by courtesy

A man was convicted on Thursday, Sept. 18, of pimping and pandering a woman from Riverside County by driving her to Orange County for the purpose of performing commercial sex acts for his benefit. Damaris Markyse Thompson, 24, Hemet, was found guilty by a jury Sept. 18, 2014, of one felony count each of pimping […]

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