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Pictured from left: Chris Farley, Brittin McKenzie, Charlie Teloma, Mayor Pro Tem Rob Johnson, Matt Farley, and Aaron Fawcett. Courtesy Photo.

Cypress and Buena Park honor Eagle Scout recipients with Certificates of Recognition

On Friday, September 26, 2014, City of Cypress Mayor Pro Tem, Rob Johnson, and City of Buena Park Mayor Steve Berry had the pleasure of awarding Certificates of Recognition to Chris Farley, Mathew Farley and Aaron Fawcett from ...
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Cypress College, 11th President, Dr. Bob Simpson

Cypress College president to speak on effectiveness of school bonds

Cypress College President Dr. Bob Simpson will be the guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast October 14 at the Residence Inn by Marriott (4931 Katella Avenue, Los Alamitos) at 7:30 a.m. Dr. Simpson will d...
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Cypress police blotter, September 18 to September 24

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. September 18, 2014 Animal Information – 9:24 a.m. – Ball/Grindlay - The caller...
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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.

Local writer to speak about books on Knott’s Berry Farm

On Saturday, October 25, at 2:30 at the Cypress Library, Christiane Salts, writer, educator and 2014 Americana Buena Park ‘Citizen of the Year’ recipient, will speak at the Cypress Library about her books on the Kno...
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Cypress Boys and Girls Club

Boys & Girls Club of Cypress a finalist for the S.T.R.I.V.E. Award

The S.T.R.I.V.E. Award is presented by the National Council of Youth Sports for organizations that implement and embrace a “kids first” approach, by promoting responsible health and safety within their organization....
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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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Cypress Chamber of Commerce, e-waste, paper shredding

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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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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Blair Pietrini at the 2013 Long Beach Marathon. Courtesy photo.

Cottonwood Runners training to raise money for Grateful Hearts

Cottonwood Runners are at it again! For the second year in a row, they have been meeting every Saturday for the last 14 weeks to train for the Long Beach Marathon. This year’s team consists of 275 members; some walkers, s...
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Boys & Girls Club of Cypress staff members are looking forward to seeing lots of Boys & Girls Club members at this year’s carnival at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Pictured are: Front (Breanna Blashford, Samantha Johnson, Aly Mejia, Erika Gary) Back (Kyle Crawford, Sam Macdonald, Isaac Rivera) Courtesy photo.

Halloween Carnival at LARC will benefit Boys and Girls Club, Race Track Chaplaincy

Los Alamitos Race Course will host its annual Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 25 with proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress, California and the Race Track Chaplaincy of Los Alamitos Race Course. Admissio...
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Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Habitat for Humanity OC in urgent need of volunteers

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County has been transforming lives for over 25 years with 177 homes built since 1988. Today, with 21 homes in progress Habitat for Humanity of Orange County asks volunteers to help keep the missio...
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East side exterior of Cypress Senior Center. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for October 2014

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center, which is located at 9031 Grindlay St., just south of Lincoln Av. and about a mile west of Valley View St. in Cypress. You need not be a Cypress resident to pa...
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Participants in a prior year's soccer camp. Courtesy photo.

Cypress named one of ten best cities to raise a family

The City of Cypress has recently been named one of the ten best cities to raise a family in Southern California by CreditDonkey, an online financial advice website. The study included those cities with populations of 25,000 or ...
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California Chrome looks for more after being fed a treat by Cypress Councilwoman Mariellen Yarc. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Council members meet California Chrome

Mayor Pro Tem Rob Johnson and Council Member Mariellen Yarc had the exciting opportunity recently to get a close-up view of Cypress resident and Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome at Los Alamitos Race Course ...
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