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Chapter II of Catholic Charities Auxiliary held its “No Frills Drawing on Dec. 10, 2014, at the Los Alamitos home of Diane Halal. Pictured, from left to right, Josie Ninofranco who selected Marilyn Raymond, at center, as the winner of a strand of pearls donated by Mary O’Hara. At right is Chapter II Director Marge Flannigan. Ninofranco is the Financial Secretary of Catholic Charities Auxiliary Executive Board and a Chapter II member. Photo by Edna Ethington.

Catholic Auxiliary members hold ‘no frills’ fundraiser, fill holiday gift baskets

Members of Catholic Charities Auxiliary Chapter II met at the Los Alamitos home of Assistant Director Diane Halal on Dec. 10, 2014 to select winners for their “No Frills” Drawing and to prepare holiday gift baskets for the ...
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BPD to host needy families on Sunday, Dec. 14

On Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at 8 a.m., the Buena Park Police Department will host its annual “Project Give a Christmas” event at the Buena Park Community Center. This endeavor began 20 years ago when the Buena Park Police Ass...
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Connor Traut, candidate for Governing Board of Centralia School District. Courtesy photo.

Connor Traut to take oath as Trustee for Centralia School District

On Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. at the Centralia School District administrative office Connor Traut, 20, will be sworn in as the newest Trustee in the Centralia Elementary School District. Traut will be given the oath of office by...
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Buena Park man killed in La Palma accident

According to the Orange County Coroner, Buena Park resident Kevin Rosales, 19, lost control of the vehicle that he was driving and collided with a fixed object at the intersection of Moody St. and Sandpiper Dr. in La Palma shor...
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Top Ten Stories for November 2014

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last month (excluding weather forecasts): Knott’s Fire & Police Personnel Recognition Days honors those who protect our community Local election result...
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A parrot at Exotic Birds by Fran, 9215 Valley View St. in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Local shopping spot: Lincoln and Valley View

The intersection of Lincoln Ave. and Valley View St. is half in Cypress and half in Buena Park. This spot’s theme could be “discount shopping” based on the anchor stores on three of the four corners. Shopping The northeas...
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Canned food drive sponsored by Golden Spoon earns donors a dessert waffle

Local technology company E2G2 has teamed up with Buena Park Golden Spoon and the Buena Park Coordinating Council to launch a canned food drive. Anyone who stops by the Buena Park location for Golden Spoon and presents the coupo...
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Dining at Knott’s is a holiday tradition

When it comes to holiday dining, no one does it better than Knott’s Berry Farm! Starting Thanksgiving Day, a bounty of delectable choices await hungry guests, from an all-you-can-eat champagne buffet at the famous Mrs. Knott...
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Albertsons joins with Grateful Hearts to raise funds for families this Thanksgiving

With the holiday season upon us, Albertsons Long Beach, Lakewood and Buena Park area stores have officially launched their 2014 Turkey Bucks campaign to raise funds for  families in need this Thanksgiving.  Joining the effort...
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Marion Knott, daughter of Walter and Cordelia Knott, passes away at the age of 92

Knott’s Berry Farm is saddened by the passing of Marion Genevieve Knott, daughter of Walter and Cordelia Knott. The youngest of her four siblings, Marion Knott made significant contributions to the theme park, including t...
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44th Annual Candy Caneland and Craft Faire scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 in Buena Park

Bring the whole family to the 44th Annual Candy Caneland and Craft Faire on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Ehlers Community Center, 8150 Knott Ave. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See the community center transform into a wint...
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Top Ten Stories for Nov. 9 through Nov. 15

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Edgemont Circle in Cypress invites you to enjoy their block party SBPD deploys mobile camera trailer to combat residenti...
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Dive below the Boardwalk to Save the Farm… Iron Reef coming to Knott’s in 2015!

Knott’s Berry Farm announced plans for a spectacular new interactive 4-D attraction for 2015, Voyage to the Iron Reef. Opening Spring 2015, Voyage to the Iron Reef adds high-tech fun for everyone as guests save Knott’s from...
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Top Ten Stories for Nov. 2 through Nov. 8

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Knotts Fire and Police Personnel Recognition Days honors those who protect our community Local election results: Cypress...
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