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Cypress Police to take part in National Drug Take-Back Day

Got Drugs?  Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, April 26, 2014. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. More than 7 million America...
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Volunteer Service recipient Roberta O’Toole, 2014 Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award recipient John Brent, 2014 Youth Volunteer Service Award recipient Kylie Tierney. Courtesy photo.

Cypress recognizes its volunteers

The Cypress Recreation and Community Services Commission held its annual awards ceremony on April 15, 2014, at the Cypress Community Center to recognize the recipients of the Volunteer Service Award, the Youth Volunteer Service...
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Overnight purses pumped up for quarter horse racing at Los Alamitos

Overnight purses for races featuring 3-year-olds and upward Quarter Horse have been increased by $1,000 across the board effective with the racing program at Los Alamitos Race Course on Friday, April 18. Quarter Horses of ages ...
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Cypress police blotter, April 3 to April 9

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. April 3, 2014 Grand Theft Report – 3:41 p.m. – 6100 block of Chip Ave. - The c...
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Shown left to right are Cypress City Councilman Prakash Narain, M.D.; Mayor Pro Tem Rob Johnson; and Mayor Leroy Mills. Courtesy photo.

Cypress plants twelve trees for Arbor Day

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, Cypress community members and City officials celebrated Arbor Day at Evergreen Park located at 9300 Moody St. In attendance was Cypress Mayor Leroy Mills who also served as the Master of Ceremony. O...
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Two coyotes spotted in Cypress this morning

A resident walking her dog north of Sorrento this morning, Tuesday, April 15, spotted not one but two coyotes on Newman Ave. west of Moody St. shortly after 5 a.m. The first coyote sashayed off and laid down. The second coyote ...
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A bit of local California sunshine will head east to Churchill Downs

Southern California will have a “favorite son” to root for racing in the Kentucky Derby this year — California Chrome, stabled right here at Los Alamitos Race Course (LARC). Prior to today’s running of the Arkansas ...
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Governor Brown announces appointments to California Community Colleges Board

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. Arnoldo Avalos, 43, of Pleasanton, has been appointed to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. Avalos has been the founder and chief execu...
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The Union Bank Heartwalk team at Angel Stadium, courtesy of American Heart Association.

American Heart Association recognizes Union Bank as Top National Heart Walk Team

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the Top Nati...
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Ready for retirement? Cypress Chamber speaker to share valuable tips

Len Cooper, from People Helping People (PHP), will be the guest speaker at the Cypress Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast April 8 at the Residence Inn by Marriott (4931 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos) at 7:30 a.m. Cooper will...
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Cypress Boys and Girls Club at Cedar Glen Park

Cypress Club joins national effort to set Guinness World Record for fitness

If you drove by your local Boys & Girls Club last night and saw a mass of kids exercising to a fitness video, you witnessed their attempt to set the world record for Most People Exercising to a Fitness Video within 24 Hours...
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Two-year-olds featured in seventh race on Sunday at Los Alamitos Race Course

Raise A Secret (left), one of the great broodmare sires of all-time, passed away earlier this week, but his legacy will be on display when Mystery Man competes in the meet’s first race for 2-year-olds at Los Alamitos on Sunda...
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Cypress Police Department joins in distracted driving crackdown campaign

As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Cypress Police Department will be joining with over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month long “zero tolera...
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City of Cypress asks for resident and business input on new trash frachise agreement

The City of Cypress is developing its next solid waste and recycling franchise agreement and is seeking input from residents and businesses.  The City is conducting a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process involving wa...
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