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New Garden Grove Police Chief Todd Elgin. Courtesy photo.

Garden Grove names Todd Elgin as new police chief

For the twelfth time, Garden Grove has a new police chief. Captain Todd Elgin, a 27-year veteran of the department, assumes his new assignment as Chief of Police on Jan. 1, 2015. His predecessor, Chief Kevin Raney, will remain ...
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Jr. Pee Wee and Pee Wee Basketball registration still open

The City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department is still accepting registrations for Jr. Pee Wee Basketball for ages 3 1⁄2 to 4 and Pee Wee Basketball League for ages 5-7. In a fun and enthusiastic envir...
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West Orange County Connectors Project construction highlights for the week of Sept. 29

UPDATE: The northbound I-405 on-ramp at Seal Beach Blvd. will reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30. Caltrans and the project contractor worked diligently to get the ramp open in late-September. The project team would like to than...
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Scavenger hunt raises literacy awareness at the Cypress Library

Literacy plays an important part in every aspect of our adult lives. Without strong reading skills, it is difficult to seek employment, hold down a job, manage our healthcare, support our families, teach our children, participa...
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Document shredding event to help Cypress High Band for 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade

Proceeds from the upcoming Chamber of Commerce document shredding event will be donated to assist in the fundraising efforts for the Cypress High School Band, a proud participant in the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasade...
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Cooper Center presents family-friendly Prehistoric OC festival

The Dr. John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center will celebrate International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day (which are only four days apart) on October 12, 2014 with a FREE educational family event, Pr...
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Los Alamitos Museum now open three days a week

The Los Alamitos Museum is happy to announce that a select number of people offering their time and services are allowing the Museum to open their doors for an extra day each week. You can now tour this local landmark on Sunday...
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RHA Candidate Night spotlights candidates for local, state, and national postitions

The Rossmoor Homeowners Association is proud to sponsor the Candidate Night event for our communities. Join us for this opportunity to listen to and ask questions of candidates for national, state and local positions. The follo...
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Conversations in Place continues October 19 with “Rethinking Urban Nature”

D.J. Waldie said, “When culture becomes the environment – when the urban is everywhere new questions need to be asked about the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the landscape on which we stand.” Th...
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ARTIC, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, conceptual drawing

ARTIC grand opening celebration set for Saturday, December 13

ARTIC – the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center – will soon open its doors, signifying the future of transportation is here and now in Orange County. Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 13 for a day fil...
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Transylvania Quartermania to raise funds for Soroptimists

Soroptimists of Cypress invites the public to join them in Transylvania Quartermania on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cypress Community Center, 5700 Orange Ave. in Cypress. Quartermania is a cross between an...
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Lakewood man dies in Huntington Beach traffic accident

According to the Orange County Coroner, Lakewood resident Devin Santiago, 23, was injured when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a U-Haul truck shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the intersection of Pacif...
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Anaheim wins court case over funding of Convention Center expansion

On Friday, Sept. 26, the Orange County Superior Court gave a resounding victory to the City of Anaheim by validating the City’s approved financing of the much-needed expansion of the Anaheim Convention Center. The Court c...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Sunday, Sept. 28

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Huntington Beach, Gothard St. south of Warner Ave.: Started at 8:37 p.m. on Sept. 27. The cause was equipment problems. Edison is working...
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