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Buena Park Police Officers prevent female juvenile from jumping off I-5 overpass

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

On Monday, Feb.23, at approximately 4:34 p.m., the Buena Park Police Department received a call of a person attempting to jump from the Orangethorpe Ave. overpass onto the northbound lanes of Interstate 5. Officers arrived and saw a female juvenile seated on top of the retaining fence of the overpass with her feet dangling over […]

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State Treasurer schedules sale of tax-exempt general obligation bonds

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the upcoming sale of $1.9 billion in tax-exempt State of California general obligation bonds. “With proceeds earmarked for the construction of roads, children’s hospitals, schools, and other critical infrastructure, these bonds are an important investment in California’s future,” Chiang said. “In addition to securing the necessary capital to complete […]

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Third-striker sentenced to 55 years to life for Huntington Beach murder

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

A third-striker parolee was sentenced today to 55 years to life in state prison today for murdering a 21-year-old woman by strangling her to death in his recreational vehicle (RV). Ean Keith Brown, 41, was found guilty by a jury on Feb. 4, 2015, of one felony count of second degree murder. The defendant’s two […]

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Entries sought for California State Senate Art Show

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) is now seeking entries for the California State Senate art show, which features local artwork from every corner of California. Artists from the 29th Senate District can submit as many works as they would like, and Senator Huff will select the entry that best represents his district, which […]

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Four-part lecture series on the Civil War continues on April 18 at Rancho Los Cerritos

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is presenting Remembering the Civil War: Perspectives on Race, Place, and Movement, a four-part Saturday morning lecture series featuring renowned scholars who bring unique insights to this tumultuous era. On April 18, the series continues with Dr. […]

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Snowboarder and spinal-injury survivor Alyona Alekhina tours UCI research centers

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

On Friday, Nov 27, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) brought world renowned snowboarder Alyona Alekhina to tour University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) Stem Cell Research Center and Reed-Irvine Research Center to learn more about their work to repair, regenerate, and recover mobility after spinal cord injuries. Alyona Alekhina is a professional snowboarder and model, originally […]

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OC Congressional reps push for Port of Entry designation for John Wayne Airport

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Congresswoman Mimi Walters have introduced a bill, H.R. 1051, that would require the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security to designate John Wayne Airport (JWA) as a Port of Entry. A Port of Entry airport provides customs and immigration services for arriving foreign visitors on incoming flights. The designation […]

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US Navy Reserve celebrates a hundred years of service in March

Posted February 28, 2015 by courtesy

The Navy Reserve will mark its centennial anniversary on Tuesday, March 3, with a series of events starting in Washington DC and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events will highlight the history of the Navy Reserve and the remarkable contributions Reserve Sailors have made to the nation’s security. “Our Centennial […]

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Supporters of plastic-bag ban vow to fight repeal

Posted February 27, 2015 by courtesy

Orange County Breeze received this statement in response to an earlier statement in support of repealing the plastic-bag ban. We are happy to publish both sides. California vs. Big Plastic, the coalition of local officials and environmental, labor, and business groups supporting the state’s plastic bag ban, today vowed to protect the state’s plastic bag […]

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California Highway Patrol accepting job applications for openings statewide

Posted February 27, 2015 by courtesy

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications in March from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicants to fill vacant officer positions throughout the state. “The CHP is looking for men and women who represent the diverse communities that we […]

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Anaheim Fire and Rescue to climb 69 floors in the fight against leukemia

Posted February 27, 2015 by courtesy

69 flights | 1,311 steps | 788 feet of vertical elevation On Sunday March 8, a team of twelve Anaheim Firefighters will climb the Columbia Center Tower – all 69 floors in full turnouts and breathing equipment to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. To learn more on how you can support our […]

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Anaheim PD to work Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics

Posted February 27, 2015 by courtesy

Please join the Anaheim Police Department on Thursday, March 12, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, located at the GardenWalk, 321 W. Katella Ave. in Anaheim, as the Department hosts a Tip-A-Cop event, benefiting the Special Olympics of Orange County! APD Officers will be paired with a server from […]

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