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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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Two young boys Tyler, 9, and his 10-year-old friend Mickey, just want a place to ride their motocross bikes - it's their Christmas wish. Photo courtesy of Loreen Berlin.

Christmas Wish: help Santa find a location for a Motocross track

Is “Santa’s helper” going to fulfill children’s wishes for a Motocross track? Dave Morse, a Garden Grove resident, who helps Santa each year in the City of Stanton, said he feels bad because he was hopin...
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Yoga for everyone at Stanton Community Center

New yoga classes will being next week at the Stanton Community Center, 7800 Katella Ave. in Stanton. All levels and ages are welcome in the eleven-week classes that being on Tuesday, Dec. 2, or on Thursday, Dec. 11. Both classe...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Friday, Nov. 14

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Chapman Ave. east of Beach Blvd.: Started at 5:22 a.m. on Nov. 14. Edison is analyzing the cause of the problem and has notified crews to...
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Top Ten Stories for October 2014

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last month (excluding weather forecasts): Knott’s announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and the return of Elvira OC Register suffering delivery problems Surf Cit...
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Family-run Halloween maze raises money for homeless

With only two mazes, Fear Station in Stanton is about the same size as Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos. Both events support worthy causes — Fear Station raises money for Illumination Foundation, while Shocktoberfest suppor...
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Save the Date: St. Polycarp annual Christmas Bazaar and White Elephant Sale, Nov. 15-16

St. Polycarp Women’s Council is hosting their annual Christmas Bazaar and White Elephant Sale on Nov. 15 and 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in St. Polycarp Church Hall at 8100 Chapman Ave. at Beach Blvd. in Stanton. More than 3...
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Six men from Anaheim, Stanton, and Fullerton convicted on prostitution charges

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) convicted six men in September 2014 of loitering with the intent to commit prostitution, engaging or agreeing to engage in prostitution, and/or engaging in lewd conduct....
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Wednesday, Sept. 17

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Brea, Carbon Canyon Rd. at Jeep Trail: Started at 1:35 a.m. on Sept. 17. The cause was trees in equipment. Edison is retrieving additioin...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Tuesday, Sept. 16

Speaking at the regular meeting of the Los Alamitos City Council on Monday, Sept. 15, Southern California Edison spokesperson Jenelle Godges explained that current extreme heat does not allow Edison equipment to cool down, and ...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Monday, Sept. 15

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Buena Park, Arnold Wy. and Hershey Dr.: Started at 10 p.m. on Sept. 14. The cause was equipment problems. Edison is working to restore po...
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Critical missing person: Johnny Dile of Stanton

NAME: DILE, Johnny – 12/18/1949 DESCRIPTION: Male, Caucasian, 6’2”, 240 lbs. hazel eyes, brown hair, white beard CLOTHING: Black t-shirt, blue jeans, black cap w/ “Vietnam Vet” on back of cap strap, white sneakers, me...
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Upcoming events at Quaker Gardens Senior Living

All listed events take place at Quaker Gardens Senior Living, 12151 Dale St. in Stanton. Please park in any free parking space that does not have a name or a reserve sign. Senior Safety On Monday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m., an offic...
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Joe Schmoe's bacon cheeseburger. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

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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