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Seal Beach to participate in test of AlertOC

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 O...
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Murder-suicide suspected in Anaheim deaths

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 se...
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Top Ten Stories for Sept. 14 through Sept. 20

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Five people injured, one killed in multi-car accident in Huntington Beach UCLA QB Hundley hurt, backup QB Neuheisel  le...
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Letter to the editor: Jumping the gun on campaign signs in Cypress

Orange County Breeze received the following letter from Mike Schoppman, a candidate for one of three open seats on the Cypress City Council: We looked up §3.15.110. Standards for specific types of signs in the Cypress Municipa...
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Armed robbery at Anaheim Fry’s Electronics

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...
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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.

New segment of bike path connects Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, and Cypress to La Mirada

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 ...
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Hemet man convicted of pimping in Anaheim

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, ...
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Jay Sondhi begins walking tour in campaign for Cypress City Council

Jay Sondhi, who launched his candidacy for one of the three open seats on the Cypress City Council on Aug. 5, 2014, today began walking the City precincts hoping to meet the voters and listen to their concerns. “You’ll spot...
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Power plant refurbishment company executives sentenced for tax evasion

A former executive was sentenced yesterday to seven years in state prison for failing to pay taxes on over $180 million in unreported income from their power plant refurbishing business. Richard Engel, 70, pleaded guilty Dec. 1...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Saturday, Sept. 20

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Irvine, Miners Wy. near Copper Hill: Started at 11:17 p.m. on Sept. 19. The cause was equipment problems. Edison has identified the probl...
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Letter to the Editor: Thank you to Cypress Woman’s Club

This letter is to express my sincerest Thank you to all the members of the Cypress Woman’s Club for inviting several hundred male and female military Veterans (and their spouses) to the annual “Veterans Appreciation Pic...
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Los Angeles man sentenced for pimping underage girl in Anaheim

A man was sentenced today to five years in state prison for pimping and selling a 17-year-old girl, whom law enforcement had been looking to rescue. Dominique Dashawn Tillman-Brown, 21, Los Angeles, pleaded guilty today, Sept. ...
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Seal Beach residents to host memorial for pets killed by coyotes

Seal Beach Residents will host a memorial for their pets lost to vicious coyotes attacks in the area. The memorial tree will contain pictures of each of the more than 45 pets (the number is growing every day) and will finally p...
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Orange County Sheriff’s Department operation aims at improving motorcycle safety

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operations on Sunday, September 21, 2014 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra deputies will be on duty patrolling...
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