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Opponents of Cypress Measures Q and R fight the wrong battle

I have read letters and editorials for and against Measures Q and R, which Cypress residents will vote on in the Nov. 4 general election. (See the reference section below that includes articles published here at oc-breeze.com.)...
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Guest editorial: For managing coyotes, follow the lead of Huntington Beach

Communities in Orange County would be wise to follow the lead of Huntington Beach in managing conflicts with coyotes. Rather than engaging in an expensive and futile program to trap and kill coyotes as they recently started doi...
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Marketing and more: Sign language

Yard signs … Fence signs … Wall signs – wherever you look, there are signs posted urging you to vote for a particular candidate or support a specific proposition. Many people grumble about the landscape being littered wit...
by Robin Itzler
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Letter to the Editor: Response to Valery Wagner’s letter to the Event Newspaper

I am curious as to why, in her letter to the Orange County Breeze, Cypress School Board President Valeri Wagner does not answer material questions regarding Measure M Bonds and upcoming Measures Q and R? Ms. Wagner complains ab...
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Guest editorial: Former Cypress mayor supports Measures Q and R

Hello. I’m Tim Keenan, former Mayor of the City of Cypress. I’m here tonight because I’m concerned about some of the misinformation floating around about Measures Q & R that are on the ballot for Nov. 4, and to remind...
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Letter to the editor: Writing, the “forgotten R,” must be brought back

The time has come for me to write about writing – my passion, my life’s work, my hobby, the core of my educational philosophy, and right now, the largest source of my frustration with education. With No Child Left Behind, w...
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Letter to the Editor: Response to Measure Q and R article in Event News

Dear Editor, I read Valeri Peters Wagner’s article in Friday’s Event News in disgust. I have found articles written by Mr. Pardon to be quite informative. I’m trying to understand why Ms. Wagner would be so combative of s...
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Letter to the Editor: Cypress needs a better plan than Measures Q and R

In opposing Measures Q and R, our problem is not with selling Mackay School and/or improving the Cypress School District Headquarters, but how it is being done. In voting NO on Q and R, residents stand for a better plan. Instea...
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Letter to the Editor: Response to George Pardon’s letters and rebuttal to Measures Q and R

It is not news that George Pardon is not a fan of the Cypress School District, even though his wife retired as a teacher from one of our schools. His disdain for the system that educates our students is however a surprise to me...
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Letter to the Editor: Come join in the discussion about city, county, and state propositions

Dear Editor, We elect our representatives to study issues and make the right decisions based on what a majority of their constituents want them to do. Sometimes they do just that, other instances they don’t. Often times they ...
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Letter to the Editor: Campaign donations in Cypress

Why don’t you answer the inquiry about campaign donations honestly? At the debate both Morales and Peat not only admitted that they are accepting PAC money but that they can see nothing wrong with such campaign support. C...
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Cypress City Council candidate Mike Schoppman campaigning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Photo via his Facebook timeline.

Candidate Schoppman responds

To the Editor of the OC Breeze RE: Article Titled: Cypress Council race turns weird | October 8th, 2014 Today was National Walk to School Day and I started off the day by walking my kids to school and then afterwards I decided ...
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Marketing and More: Paper, plastic, or profit?

Like many Americans, I shop in discount stores such as Big Lots, Dollar Tree and 99-Cents-Only stores. That’s why announcement of a 99-Cents store opening in the shopping center at Walker Street and Ball Road was welcome news...
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Letter to the editor: homosexuality and religion

I would like to bring a discrimination situation to the attention of your readers. My partner and I have been attending SeaCoast Grace church in Cypress for approximately 9 years. We have given physically, emotionally, spiritua...
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