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Long Beach workshop on proper cottage food operations tonight

The Health Department invites the public to attend a free workshop: “Cottage Food Operations: Launch a Food Business from your Home.” The workshop will teach important requirements on how to become a cottage food op...
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Announcing our Jobs Board

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 looki...
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Sean Payne

Protect your retirement against market volatility

As an investor, you’re well aware that, over the short term, the financial markets always move up and down. During your working years, you may feel that you have time to overcome this volatility. And you’d be basing thes...
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Anaheim’s historic district to welcome Caffe Primo

Costa Mesa-based private equity firm PDC Capital Group announces the October 15 grand opening of Caffe Primo, a European-style café and upscale bar located in the heart of Anaheim’s historic district. Inspired by the grand c...
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The location of the new 99 Cent Store on Walker St. in Cypress. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

99 Cent Store moving into Cypress

A new 99 Cent Store will be opening in Cypress, moving into the empty location that was once slated to be a Fresh & Easy and currently still wears that chain’s distinctive green paint on the exterior. The City Planni...
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How to simplify your transition to a new career

Today’s professionals change careers and jobs much more frequently than those of past generations. While a person may have once thought themselves lucky just to have a job and hold on to it as long as they could, workers toda...
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CHP salutes and thanks truck drivers

Truck drivers play an important role in our everyday lives. Whether you pick up produce from your local grocery store or come home to find that package at the front door from your online order, a truck driver helped get them in...
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John Wayne Airport changes runway designations

Due to a gradual shift of the Earth’s magnetic poles, both runways at John Wayne Airport (JWA) will receive new number designations on September 18, 2014. JWA’s 5,700-foot air carrier commercial service runway will ...
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Show left to right: Cypress Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board David Macdonald, Lt. Col. Nathan Range, and CenterStone Communities President Hal Woods. As a new member, Mr. Woods holds a plaque welcoming his to the Chamber. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Chamber welcomes new member, hears update on Joint Forces Training Base

Cypress Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board David Macdonald thanked Lt. Col. Nathan Range (Deputy Base Commander for the Joint Forces Training Base) as CenterStone Communities President Hal Woods looked on. Range gave att...
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Sean Payne

What’s smarter: paying off debts or investing?

It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use the funds? Assuming you have adequate emergency savings — typically, th...
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The so-called Fourth Corner is in Rossmoor, not Los Alamitos. File photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

AAA is now in Los Alamitos!

For everyone who has been trekking all the way to Cerritos to visit a local AAA office, I have good news: AAA has opened an office in Los Alamitos. I met a trio of AAA reps at Friday’s Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce network...
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Marketing and more: Things go better with marketing

Americans are divided on many issues, often becoming emotional when expressing their views on politics, sports or celebrities. Yet, there’s another area that greatly divides this great nation. Our choice of cola drink: Coca-C...
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Build It Workspace to attend Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire

Build It Workspace, a fun new business in Los Alamitos, will man a booth at the Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire today, Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Eisenhower Park at the foot of the Seal Beach Municipal Pier in...
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Prepare yourself for the unexpected

Are you ready for this? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Month seeks to educate Americans on preparing for natural disasters and other ...
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