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Today’s weather for Tuesday, September 2

Posted September 2, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Related articles Seven-day local weather forecast, 31 August through 06 September (oc-breeze.com) Seven-day local weather forecast, 03 August through 09 August (oc-breeze.com) Seven-day local weather forecast, 01 June […]

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Epi pen legislation clears Senate, heads to governor’s desk

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

SB 1266, authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar), passed its final legislative test today, passing off the Senate Floor with unanimous support. The measure, which now heads to the governor for his signature, will require public schools to stock epinephrine auto injectors on campus so critically important medicine can be administered quickly […]

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Graduates of Kare Bear program in Garden Grove. Courtesy photo.
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Openings remain in Garden Grove pre-school programs

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

The City of Garden Grove’s Tiny Tots and Kare Bears programs offer a convenient alternative to private daycare for pre-schoolers. Openings still exist for these programs that give children, between the ages of three and five, an early start to Kindergarten by teaching them learning and socialization skills that promote personal growth and development. Activities […]

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Woman’s Club of Cypress to be inspired by “happy professor” Susan Mathieu

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) invites the community to their annual Inspiration Breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the Cypress Community Center (5700 Orange Ave. between Walker and Valley View). Dr. Susan Mathieu, RTC/CTRS, who teaches at California State University, will be the guest speaker. Known as the “happy professor,” Mathieu has created happiness […]

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2014 Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 26 at Los Alamitos JFTB

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

The 2014 Wings, Wheels, Rotors, and Expo will be held Oct. 26 at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. This year’s show will have the wheels located at the East end of the tarmac with the merchant venders along with a display of nostalgia dragsters, junior dragsters, exhibition vehicles, and motorcycles and more. The […]

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ypress residents Kevin Rummler and his son Grant surfed Church Beach in Southern Orange County last week where Kevin broke his board their first morning. Photo courtesy of Kevin Rummler.
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Epic waves eat board when Cypress father and son hit the water

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

Cypress business owner, Kevin Rummler, had planned to take the family to the high Sierras for some trout fishing, but when news reports started rolling in about Hurricane Marie and the potential for high surf, his plans changed. “I wasn’t about to miss a once-in-a-lifetime swell,” stated Rummler, 52, who has been surfing since the […]

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Insignia of the 89th Regional Readiness Command of the U.S. Army Reserve.
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Firefighter engineers train at Ft. Hunter Liggett

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

Firefighters of the 323rd Engineer Detachment, based in El Dorado, Kansas, and 582nd Engineer Detachment, based in Tustin, California, conducted their annual training exercise at Ft. Hunter Liggett recently. A video by St. Aquilla Reed describes the training. (See below.) Members of the Detachments hail from Los Angeles, Rancho Cucumonga, and Orange County, California. The […]

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Anaheim urges residents “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare”

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

September is National Preparedness Month and Anaheim Fire & Rescue wants residents to be ready in the event of a disaster or major emergency. This year’s theme, “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare” focuses on increasing emergency preparedness for everyone including residents, families, neighborhoods, schools and businesses. By taking simple steps to connect, plan, […]

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Thank God it’s Monday!

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

Labor Day is upon us and we all love a day off — to nap in a hammock, go for a ride, spend the day at the beach, or fire up the barbecue one more time before the grind of Fall begins. With the frenetic pace of our culture, an extra day off here and […]

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Join the fun and festivities at St. Isidore’s annual September Fiesta

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

Come join us Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the annual September Fiesta at the St. Isidore Historical Plaza. The Fiesta will be held in the Courtyard of the Plaza at 10961 Reagan St. in Los Alamitos from 12 noon until 10:00 p.m. This year’s festivities will include a day full of music, dance and delicious, […]

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Today’s weather for Labor Day, Monday, September 1: rip currents

Posted September 1, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Strong rip currents through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 A long-period southwest swell will bring strong rip and long-shore currents to […]

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LAHS students raised $3,200 for ALS research in the #ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE. Courtesy photo.
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LAHS students raise $3200 in ice-bucket challenge

Posted August 31, 2014 by courtesy

Before you read this article, we suggest watching Los Al’s #ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE Video as this cause is near and dear to the high school community and has impacted the Griffin family directly over the years. (See below for embedded video.) As the nation continues to be swept up by the #ALSICEBUCKETCHALLENGE that pervades our social media […]

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