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Stephens Middle School Band played at the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Gold Star Manor in West Long Beach on Friday, May 22, 2015. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

American Gold Star Manor wards off rain for 2015 Memorial Day Ceremony

American Gold Star Manor wards off rain for 2015 Memorial Day Ceremony. A threat of rain kept attendance lower than usual, but only a few scattered drops fell near the end of the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at American Gold St...
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North exterior of 40th Infantry Division headquarters building at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Regional Military Affairs Committee to meet on Tuesday, May 26

The May meeting of the Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) for the Joint Forces Training Base will be held on Tuesday, May 26 (day FOLLOWING Memorial Day), starting at 3:30 p.m. in the Building 15 Training Classroom. Ple...
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Ten years ago, D-Day veteran U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (ret) Wayne Chase, 15th Troop Carrier Squadron (TCS), visited the Normandy American Cemetery above Omaha Beach after a D-Day ceremony on June 6, 2004. Photo courtesy of U.S. National Archives, National Archives Identifier 6663985.

Catholic Memorial Day services around Orange County

Catholic Memorial Day services around Orange County, including Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Lake Forest, and Orange. Parish offices may be closed for the holiday. Prayer service at Christ Cathedral campus The Cathedral for t...
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Cottonwood Runners team T-shirt from 2014. Courtesy photo.

Cottonwood Runners to support Grateful Hearts in Long Beach Marathon

Yes, it’s true! Cottonwood Runners are lacing up their running shoes in preparation for their upcoming training program for the 2015 Jet Blue Long Beach Marathon. If you have ever considered running, walking, or biking a ...
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4th Annual Art and Wine Tasting coming soon to St. Isidore

The Fourth Annual Art and Wine Tasting fundraiser will take place Sunday, May 31 (2:00-4:30 PM) at the St. Isidore Historical Plaza. Come and meet local artists and hear about their journey in art while enjoying a pairing of an...
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Anaheim Police Department shoulder patch. Courtesy graphic.

Twelve young people recognized for Doing the Right Thing

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, the Anaheim Police Department recognized twelve Anaheim youth who demonstrated they will do the right thing! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youth from across Anaheim we...
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Pictured with the donated table are Boys & Girls Club of Cypress’ members Eric V., Aiden A., Steven H., Raul R., David J., Rowan R., James G., Gavin D., and Samantha A.

SeaCoast Grace donates outdoor table, scholarship funds to Cypress Boys and Girls Club

SeaCoast Grace donates outdoor table, scholarship funds to Cypress Boys and Girls Club Since 2009, SeaCoast Grace Church has supported area youth at Boys & Girls Club of Cypress by providing volunteer mentors, in-kind resou...
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Long Beach Police to step up patrols during Memorial Day Weekend

The Long Beach Police Department will conduct specialized beach patrol and modified exhaust operations from Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25, 2015, in an effort to address quality of life issues and enhance traffic enfor...
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World War II veteran and Bronze Star recipient subject of Anaheim Home Town Heroes video

As our nation celebrates Memorial Day this weekend, the City of Anaheim would also like to salute local resident, WWII veteran and Bronze Star recipient Dr. William Kott by featuring him in the launch of the City’s new Hometo...
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Anaheim Police to watch for impaired drivers over Memorial Day weekend

The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on Lincoln Avenue at Anaheim Boulevard in addition to special DUI Roving Saturation Patrols during the Memorial Day weekend. DUI/...
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East side exterior of Cypress Senior Center. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for June 2015

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center. You do not need to be a Cypress resident to participate in these free programs. Reservations are recommended, unless otherwise indicated. For more information...
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St. Isidore to hold art and wine tasting event May 31

The 2015 Meet & Greet Local Artist and Wine Tasting Event is being held at St. Isidore Historical Plaza on Sunday, May 31, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Join us in this unique fundraiser that pairs a piece of art, a bri...
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Seal Beach Civic Center fountain

Seal Beach awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Seal Beach by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual ...
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Orange County Sheriff's Department, James Rivas, stabbing, jogger

Rossmoor stabber sentenced to 13 years in prison

A man was sentenced today to 13 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a female jogger by stabbing her multiple times. James Anthony Rivas, 20, Rossmoor, was found guilty by a jury on April 3, 2015, of one felony cou...
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