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La Palma Intercommunity Hospital converts to non-profit facility

Prime Healthcare Services today announced that it has donated La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, an award-winning 141-bed acute care hospital located in La Palma, California to the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-fo...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Friday, Jan. 9

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: La Palma, Orangethorpe Ave. west of Walker St.: Started at 10:39.m. on Jan. 8. The cause was a traffic accident that downed poles and lin...
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Cypress and La Palma seek teen models and designers for Annual Teen Fashion Scene

Have you ever dreamed about modeling your favorite designer spring wear and strutting down a runway? Here is your chance! We are looking for 13-18 year old guys & girls to model clothes from some of the most popular clothin...
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Top Ten Stories for December 2014

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Looking forward to implementing the Affordable Care Act in 2016 Holiday shopping hours announced for Westminster Mall Hu...
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St. Irenaeus parishioner Santa John Lewallen waves as he walks the hallways of Karlton Care Center in Anaheim on Dec. 17, 2014, delivering gift bags to bedridden residents. Photo by David Ethington.

St. Irenaeus delivers Christmas gifts and cheer to home-bound parishioners and care center residents

Health Ministry members of St. Irenaeus Church in Cypress started working on their Annual Giving Tree Community Outreach Project early in November. The project depended on the assistance of many people to successfully share the...
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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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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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La Palma Holiday Tree Lighting canceled due to rain

Due inclement weather, the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony has been canceled. However, visits with Santa Claus, letters to Santa Claus and Soldiers and crafts will be available in the Community Center (7821 Walker Street) from 4...
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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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La Palma celebrates 28th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony – “Winter Wonderland”

Join your friends and family for an annual holiday favorite, La Palma’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, on Wednesday, December 3, at 4:30 p.m. at the Central Park Amphitheater, 7821 Walker Street. Enjoy the musical talents of...
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30th Annual La Palma Days Parade marches down Walker St.

It was a fine day, and fine parade. La Palma’s Engine 13 and Cypress’ Truck 17, both from the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), were Parade Entry #1 behind a La Palma Police Department motor officer. The 40th Infantry Di...
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Local election results: City of La Palma

I apologize to residents of the City of La Palma for failing to publish election results sooner in that City’s Council race. With all 10 precincts counted, here are the results as published by the Orange County Registrar of V...
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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.

La Palma Days Parade this coming Saturday, Nov. 8

Because it comes at the beginning of November, the La Palma Days Parade is Orange County’s unofficial Veterans Day Parade. In additional to honoring veterans, reservists, and active duty military, Parade Day activities embrac...
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Local election results: Cypress School District Board of Trustees

The Cypress School District elected three members of the Board of Trustees yesterday: Sandra Lee, Steve Blount, and Lydia Sondhi. Incumbent Board President Valeri Peters Wagner was not re-elected With all 30 precincts counted, ...
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