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Coroner investigators seeking public’s assistance identifying decedent

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division is seeking the public’s assistance identifying and locating family of an unidentified male decedent. On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, coroner investigators began conducti...
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Buena Park Police and Target host National Night Out (NNO).

Buena Park Police and Target to host National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5

On Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Buena Park Police and Target will host National Night Out in the store’s parking lot at 7530 Orangethorpe Ave. in Buena Park. National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event designed...
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Top Ten Stories for July 13 through July 19

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): SBPD issues traffic advisory for gas leak on PCH in Huntington Beach Knott’s announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and t...
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Buena Park Police seek public help in finding bank robbery suspect

On July 11 at approximately 2:20 p.m., Buena Park officers responded to a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 7560 Orangethorpe Ave. Based on witness statements, the suspect entered the bank, balmly walked to bank teller...
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OCTA to upgrade busiest bus stops but none locally

More than $1.2 million is headed to upgrades at 51 of the busiest bus stops in the county, after the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) voted Monday to award funding through Measure M. The upgrades are part of the Me...
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Forever Plaid’s deliciously fun revue returns to Buena Park Civic Theatre

The City of Buena Park Civic Theatre in collaboration with Palmer Productions presents Forever Plaid August 8 – 30, 2014 at the Walter D. Ehlers Recreation Center, 8150 Knott Ave. in Buena Park. Performances begin at 8:15...
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Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva hosting pancake breakfast to discuss Veterans Cemetery bill

Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Sharon Quirk-Silva invites you to attend a status update and briefing on the Orange County Veterans Cemetery Act (AB 1453) honoring local veterans of distinction. Act now and sign the p...
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Fast-food paradise right here in northwest Orange County

Consumer Reports recently surveyed readers to find the best regional fast-food chains. Here’s the list of the best of the best: Burgerville In-N-Out Burger Portillo’s Hot Dogs Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill The Habit Burger ...
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Portillo’s Chicago-style hot dogs are dog-gone good!

When you’re coming back from the beach on a hot summer day and don’t feel like cooking, a cool place to stop for hot dogs is Portillo’s (8390 La Palma Avenue) in Buena Park. You’ll not only get an amazing selection of C...
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Man dies jumping from Buena Park freeway overpass

According to the Orange County Coroner, an unidentified male apparently jumped from the Beach Blvd. overpass to the southbound lanes of Interstate Highway 5 in Buena Park around 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1. The victim died at ...
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Buena Park man killed while working on car

According to the Orange County Coroner, Buena Park resident Antonio Sanchez, 55, was working underneath a car that collapsed, fatally injuring him, at about 4 p.m. on June 26 in an alley in the 10600 block of Gilbert St. in Ana...
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Top Ten Stories for June 22 through June 28

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Navy successfully tests missile interceptor launched from Vandenberg Seal Beach hosting block party/car show to raise mo...
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Knott’s announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and the return of Elvira

Knott’s Scary Farm, the largest, most haunted experience in Southern California, returns for 24 horrifying nights September 25 – November 1 and features the return of Elvira, the legendary Mistress of the Dark, endless horr...
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Clem Culpepper celebrates reopening of the Calico Mine Ride at Knott's Berry Farm on June 12, 2014. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Knott’s Berry Farm harvests fresh family fun all summer long

This summer Knott’s Berry Farm, Southern California’s premier theme park, proudly offers three new rides in a fresh Camp Snoopy, a fully refurbished theme park classic- the Calico Mine Ride, and exciting live entertainment ...
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