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La Palma man pleads guilty to murdering his uncle

A man was convicted on Monday, April 14, of murdering his uncle and dumping the victim’s body in a remote area of Santa Barbara County after setting it on fire in an attempt to destroy the evidence. Kirk Michael Galvin, 2...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Tuesday, April 15

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: La Palma, Banbury Cir. near Arnold Cypress Park: Started at 4:35 am. April 15. Edison is aware of the problem with power to 24 customers....
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Pictured at the La Palma-Cerritos AAUW’s Twenty-First Annual Recognition and Awards Program and Brunch at the Cerritos College Board Room are five of the seven recipients of local scholarships. Left to right: Chanmony Tan, Marena William, Erica Hosfeldt, Elisa Ruiz, and Kirndeep Badesha. Not present: Samantha Judan and Stephanie Woo. Photo by Edna Ethington.

La Palma-Cerritos AAUW awards seven scholarships to Cerritos College students

The Local Scholarship Committee of the La Palma-Cerritos American Association of University Women (AAUW) held its Twenty-First Annual Recognition and Awards Program and Brunch at the Board Room of Cerritos College on Saturday, ...
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Pictured at the March 29, 2014 meeting of the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the AAUW are Christine Taxier, Co-Vice –President of Programs at left, and guest speaker Dr. Susan Mathieu at right. Taxier presented a Certificate of Appreciation and a gourmet cookbook created by the La Palma–Cerritos AAUW to Dr. Mathieu to thank her for coming to speak to the AAUW Branch. Photo by Edna Ethington.

“Happy Professor” Dr. Susan Mathieu speaks to local University Women

Certified Recreation Therapist Dr. Susan Mathieu was the perfect speaker to come to speak at the March 20, 2014 meeting of the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) since it was the Int...
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Top Ten Stories for March 16 through March 22

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Man dies after traffic accident in Huntington Beach Parties ordered to respond in Peruta case about California concealed...
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City of La Palma to celebrate Arbor Day with festivities

The La Palma Community Activities and Beautification Committee will celebrate Arbor Day on Tuesday, April 22, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The celebration will be held along the Edison right of-way, near Central Park. Please join with t...
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March 17 around 4:30 p.m. accident in La Palma. Courtesy photo.

Accident involving big rig delays traffic on Valley View

On March 17, 2014, at about 4:30 p.m., La Palma Police responded to the 7700 block of Valley View Street regarding a traffic accident involving an 18-wheeler truck and a minivan. No one was injured from the accident but the col...
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Cover for March 2014 Dining, Arts & Entertainment listing.

Top Ten Stories for March 2 through March 8

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Cypress terminates employment of City Manager Bahorski Los Angeles man dies in traffic accident in Buena Park Two Long B...
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La Palma Police seek man involved in indecent exposure

La Palma police detectives have released a sketch of the man who exposed himself to a 9 year-old girl who was on her way to school on the morning of February 27, 2014. The incident took place in the area of the Edison Right of ...
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Pictured at the La Palma-Cerritos Funds Brunch at the La Palma home of Carol and Bob Marsh are, left to right, Thea Siegel; guest speaker Aisha Najera Chesler; and Dorothy Edwards. Photo by Carol Marsh.

AAUW Funds Brunch raises money for student fellowships

Thirty-five members and guests of the La Palma-Cerritos American Association of University Women gathered at the La Palma home of Carol and Robert Marsh on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, for a gourmet brunch to support AAUW Funds for...
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St. Irenaeus student Advent project provides blankets to elderly

The following information was released by St. Irenaeus Parish School. As part of a stewardship project for Advent, St. Irenaeus sixth grade students made blankets for the elderly who live in local care facilities. The students ...
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La Palma citizen committees accepting applications

The following information was released by the City of La Palma. Citizens of the City of La Palma are invited to submit applications for current and upcoming vacancies on two Council Appointed Committees – the Community Activi...
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‘Tis the season for theft

The following information was released by La Palma Police Department. This is the season when many of us buy gifts over the internet and have the packages delivered to our homes. However in the past, a number of La Palma reside...
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World War II veteran Edward Olivares rides down Walker St. in the 2013 La Palma Days Parade. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Thank you, vets!

Orange County Breeze wishes to sincerely thank all military veterans — retired and active duty — and their families for the services they have and are giving our country. Featured photo World War II veteran Edward Olivares ...
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