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Seal Beach recognizes five volunteers for their support of Police

On July 18, 2014 five members of the Seal Beach Police Department (SBPD) Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) program were honored at a luncheon hosted by the “RSVP/OneOC” organization. Seal Beach Police Volunteers Ramzi Ma...
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West Orange County Connector highlights for the week of July 21

The new east-half of the Seal Beach Boulevard bridge is scheduled to open to motorists on Saturday morning, July 26. Once the new lanes are open, crews will require extended closures to realign / reconstruct two of the existing...
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Identity of man found dead at Seal Beach jetty established

A man found dead among the rocks at Neptune Jetty in Seal Beach on Thursday, July 17, has been identified as Artesia resident Edward Manual Garcia. Mr. Garcia was sixty years old. He was identified using fingerprints. According...
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Top Ten Stories for July 13 through July 19

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): SBPD issues traffic advisory for gas leak on PCH in Huntington Beach Knott’s announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and t...
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Mr Schnitzel wins wiener crazy eights at Los Alamitos Race Course

It was a night of crazy eights during the 19th running of the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals, as four of the 10 trial winners on the night won from starting post number eight on Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course. The winni...
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Seal Beach pier’s tip re-opens

According to an announcement sent out by Seal Beach Mayor Ellery Deaton, City staff members have removed barricades that blocked pedestrians from walking out to and around the building at the end of the pier that formerly house...
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SBPD issues traffic advisory for gas leak on PCH in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach is currently aware and actively working to correct a gas leak along Pacific Coast Highway in their city. This gas leak is causing large delays, specific to the City of Seal Beach, in the following areas:  Sout...
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Dead man found at Southern Seal Beach Jetty

On July 17, 2014 at 9:36 a.m., Seal Beach Police Officers and Lifeguards responded to the Southern Seal Beach Jetty, in response to an unconscious/unidentifiable subject, lying face down in the rock line. Upon arrival, officers...
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Closure of Seal Beach Blvd. onramp to northbound I-405 for two months. Graphic courtesy of OCTA.

West Orange County Connector: NB I-405 onramp to close for two months

Construction activity on the Seal Beach Boulevard bridge will continue over the next few weeks as crews work to complete electrical work and striping on the new east-half of the bridge, before it reopens to motorists on Saturda...
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Beach clean-up at Seal Beach

You’re invited to the Beach Clean-up at Seal Beach this Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the First Street Beach Parking Lot, 15 First St. Register at the SaveOurBeach website. The pr...
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Seal Beach Police issue release regarding traffic collision at Leisure World

On Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 5:12 PM, Seal Beach Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision with injuries in Leisure World at Golden Rain Rd. and El Dorado Dr., Seal Beach. After arriving, police learned ...
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"Granny Scammer" Daniel Marcotte is in the custody of the Seal Beach Police Department. Courtesy Photo.

“Granny Scammer” arrested, extradited from Canada to face charges in Seal Beach

On July 9, 2014 at 10:51 PM, United States Fugitive – Daniel Marcotte, a 30 year old Caucasian male resident of Montreal, Canada, was extradited to the Los Angeles International Airport by the United States Marshals and an In...
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Top Ten Stories for June 2014

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Results from yesterday’s primary election Paramount Pictures filming scenes from zombie flick in Cypress shopping ...
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Fast-food paradise right here in northwest Orange County

Consumer Reports recently surveyed readers to find the best regional fast-food chains. Here’s the list of the best of the best: Burgerville In-N-Out Burger Portillo’s Hot Dogs Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill The Habit Burger ...
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