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LBPD teams with Memorial for National Drug Take-Back Day

Posted April 23, 2014 by courtesy

The Long Beach Police Department will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other law enforcement agencies around the nation. This initiative seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft through the collection of potentially dangerous expired, unused and […]

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Man found dead outside Westminster house being fumigated

Posted April 23, 2014 by courtesy

According to the Orange County Coroner, a man was found dead on the patio of a home in the 14000 block of Monroe Ln. in Westminster at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The building was being fumigated at the time. The Coroner has not released the identity, age, or city of residence of the […]

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Corporate-sponsored National Merit scholarships announced

Posted April 23, 2014 by courtesy

Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 1,000 distinguished high school seniors have won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship awards financed by about 200 corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. Scholars were selected from students who advanced to […]

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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday in the Octave of Easter, April 23

Posted April 23, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Capacitar Facilitator Ree Taylor who will be presenting a free Capacitar Wellness Training Workshop at St. Irenaeus Education Building on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Taylor is a St. Irenaeus parishioner and Cypress resident. Courtesy photo.
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Ree Taylor to present body, mind and spirit wellness workshop

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

St. Irenaeus Health Ministry is presenting a Wellness Training Workshop “Linking Body, Mind and Spirit with Capacitar” on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., in the Education Building at St. Irenaeus Church, 5201 Evergreen Ave. in Cypress. “Capacitar” is a Spanish word meaning “to empower and encourage.” At the Wellness Training Workshop, […]

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Garden Grove FD in trial launch of mobile app to save heart attack victims

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

The Garden Grove Fire Department, as one of eight Orange County fire agencies that comprise the Metro Cities Fire Authority, is participating in the trial launch of Pulsepoint, a mobile application intended to save victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Metro Cities Fire Authority, in cooperation with the Metro Cities dispatch center, is the first in […]

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USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station
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Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins national Defense Environmental Award

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

The Department of Defense today announced the selection of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station as the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winner in the category of Sustainability, Industrial Installation. This award recognizes the efforts of base personnel to increase efficiency and sustainability in the use of raw materials, energy, water or other resources […]

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Los Alamitos Army Airfield to take center stage in Operation Patriot Hook 2014

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

Los Alamitos Army Airfield will bustle with activity from April 23 through 28. Residents of the communities surround the Joint Forces Training Base familiar witht he sight and sound of California Army National Guard helicopters based at the Airfield will see — and hear — a variety of large United States Air Force transport aircraft […]

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Los Alamitos offer beginners’ workshop for social networking

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

Is it time to finally learn all you’ve been hoping to learn about social networking online? If so, register now for this 1-day workshop for adults ages 18 years and older offered by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department: Facebook, Twitter, and Social Networking (For Beginners) – Class #2043-20 Facebook, Twitter, […]

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Narcotics suspect dies after arrest by Long Beach Police

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, Long Beach Police contacted 43-year-old Rolando Sanchez of Long Beach, and a female subject, in the area of 25th Street and Baltic Avenue, for suspicion of narcotics activity. During the course of the officer’s investigation, they arrested both subjects for possession of methamphetamine. They were booked into the Long Beach […]

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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Tuesday, April 22

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Garden Grove, MacMurray St. near MacAlpine Rd.: Started at 1:50 p.m. April 21. The cause was equipment a traffic accident that took down lines and poles. Edison is working to restore power to 792 customers. Edison expects that power will be […]

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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday in the Octave of Easter, April 22

Posted April 22, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather forecast: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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