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

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 i...
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Thank God it’s Monday!

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

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....
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Seal Beach Police reminds public of Labor Day DUI checkpoints

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp incre...
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Long Beach Police Officer shoots pit bull loosed by sexual assault suspect

On Aug. 29, 2014, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the San Gabriel Riverbed near Pacific Coast Highway to investigate a report of a sexual assault that occurred to a 40-year-old female from Seal Beach...
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Top Ten Stories for Aug. 24 through Aug. 30

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): City of Long Beach warns of storm surge Another Second Amendment victory in California Seal Beach mayor on high surf and...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Sunday, Aug. 31

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Laguna Beach, Lagunita Dr.: Started at 2:33 a.m. on Aug. 31. The cause was equipment problems. Edison is working to restore power to 11 c...
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Diocese of Orange to join in Blessing of the Waves on Sunday, Sept. 7

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange will, in solidarity with other faith traditions, participate in the seventh annual “Blessing of the Waves” at the iconic Huntington Beach Pier (400 Pacific Coast Highway) Sept. 7, 2014, ...
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Arrests made in two armed robberies in Long Beach

The Long Beach Police Department has made several arrests in connection with two robberies that occurred on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, and charges have been filed. On Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at about approximately 12:08 a.m., Long B...
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OCHA finds no deliberate misconduct by GGFD in hazmat inspections

The results of an investigation by the County of Orange Health Care Agency (OCHA) into alleged deficient hazardous materials inspections conducted by the Garden Grove Fire Department during 2012, calls for re-inspections as the...
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City announces completion of solar panel system at Anaheim Convention Center

The City of Anaheim announced the completion of a 2.4-megawatt (MW) solar panel system on the Anaheim Convention Center. The $5.7 million project managed by Anaheim Public Utilities was completed by Borrego Solar Systems Inc., ...
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Rancho Cucamonga reisdent wins John Wayne Airport’s Fly Away to Oakland sweepstakes

AM830 announced Rancho Cucamonga resident Anthony Mandella as the winner of John Wayne Airport’s Fly Away to Oakland Sweepstakes. The prize, which took place on August 23 and August 24, included round-trip air transportat...
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A chalk board on a tripod welcomes customers at the front door of Re-New, the retail store for Grateful Hearts, at 5300 Katella Ave. in Los Alamitos. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Re-new

Re-new, a second-hand store supporting Grateful Hearts, will hold a three-day sale this holiday weekend, with everything in the store at least 20% off! Plus lots of clothing will be 50% off! Store hours: Saturday, Aug. 30, and ...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Saturday, Aug. 30

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Irvine, Culver Dr. between Warner Ave. and Irvine Center Dr.: Started at 1:01 a.m. on Aug. 30. The cause was equipment problems. Edison h...
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