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Letter to the Editor: Measure A supporter addresses open letter to Buena Park City Council

Friday I received a letter from Mayor Art Brown. His letter was sponsored by Los Coyotes Country Club, used a fake “City of Buena Park” logo, and a mail box on La Palma Ave. as a return address. Unbelievably, he asked for ...
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Marketing Maven Robin Itzler and her proud Democrat father.

I Miss My Dad, But Am Glad He Isn’t Here

My beloved father died in 1992 from complications related to Alzheimer’s – may he rest in peace. Born in 1921, Dad suffered greatly during the Depression, often going without meals. Enlisting during World War II, he fought ...
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Page 17 of a presentation on the Los Coyotes Country Club development proposal, presented at a community meeting on Oct. 13, 2014. Courtesy of City of Buena Park.

Measure A supporter writes open letter to Buena Park City Council members

Open Letter To All Buena Park Council Members: Based on the public comments at last Tuesdays meeting, we hope that you may have gotten the idea that this is not what you bought in to or expected with your initial support of ...
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Page 17 of a presentation on the Los Coyotes Country Club development proposal, presented at a community meeting on Oct. 13, 2014. Courtesy of City of Buena Park.

Supporters of Buena Park Measure A respond to claims by opponents

The owners of Los Coyotes Country Club want to build luxury condos on land zoned “open space.” They are personally funding the entire campaign against Measure A and will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to def...
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Letter to the Editor: plastic, paper, or reusable grocery bags?

Dear Editor: Nowadays, going green appears nearly cliché. Many events have taken place in effort to improve the environment. One controversial subject is the issue of paper versus plastic. Most grocery stores have entirely mad...
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Good news? California economy growing. Bad news?

Comerica Bank maintains a California Economic Activity Index that offers the bank a backward glance at economic activity that the Bank can use to forecast future economic activity — and, also, to publish news releases to gain...
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San Francisco handed partial victory in fight to contain public pension costs

As with most government entities at all levels, the City of Cypress is hard-pressed to meet its public-employee pension obligations, maintain conservative budget management, and still deliver the level of excellent service expe...
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Something is wrong with this picture!

NBC News anchor Brian Williams lied about his escapades while reporting the news and within days was suspended without pay. Rumor has it that if he returns to NBC, it will be in a different capacity. Why was Williams tossed out...
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Page 17 of a presentation on the Los Coyotes Country Club development proposal, presented at a community meeting on Oct. 13, 2014. Courtesy of City of Buena Park.

Response to recent OC Register editorial on Buena Park open space initiative

The recent Orange County Register editorial, quoted by the Buena Park Mayor [Art Brown], which concerns the Buena Park Open Space and Park Preservation Initiative is full of misrepresentations. The Initiative is not anti-growth...
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Supporters of plastic-bag ban vow to fight repeal

Orange County Breeze received this statement in response to an earlier statement in support of repealing the plastic-bag ban. We are happy to publish both sides. California vs. Big Plastic, the coalition of local officials and ...
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Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel taken at the regular Cypress City Council meeting on November 24, 2014. Shown left to right are Councilman Rob Johnson (now Mayor); Mayor Leroy Mills (now off the Council); John Moorlach; Councilwoman Mariellen Yarc (now Mayor Pro Tem); Councilman Doug Bailey (now off the Countil); and Councilman Prakash Narain, M.D. (now off the Council).

Now we know John Moorlach’s next move

On Tuesday, Jan. 27, newly elected Secretary of State Alex Padilla certified the list of candidates who will appear on the March 17 Special Primary Election ballot for the 37th Senate District. The news release just landed in m...
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Marketing and more: trying to be smart with my new smartphone

In the final weeks of 2014, I became one of the estimated 164 million Americans who own a smartphone. I held off as long as I could because all I wanted was a mobile device where I could primarily send text messages and when ne...
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Republican Women to talk about General Patton at Jan. 17 meeting

Dear Editor, For years, many Americans believed that General George Patton died in an automobile accident at the close of World War II. However, almost from the day of his death, there have been skeptics who felt the general wa...
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California Governor Jerry Brown, courtesy of Wikipedia.

Gov. Brown to be sworn in this week, will immediately dig himself a hole

California Governor Jerry Brown will be sworn into office on Monday, Jan. 5. As part of events scheduled for his inaugural week, he will dig himself a hold — twice. First, on Tuesday, Jan. 6, Gov. Brown will be joined by othe...
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