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statewide water restrictions take effect June 1, 2015.

Guest editorial: State water restrictions show government out of bounds

Guest editorial: State water restrictions show government out of bounds in restricting personal liberty. The following thoughts are based upon my printing and reviewing Gov. Brown’s Executive Order B-29-15 and each includ...
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Marketing and more: ISIS marketing campaign: kill Christians

When ISIS marches Christians to the beach and beheads them in glorious living color solely because they are Christian, they’re commercializing their brand. While the scene disgusts our Judeo-Christian values, it is all part o...
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California almond crops thirsty for water in drought

While California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in history, the agricultural industry in the San Joaquin Valley continue to increase production of one of its most profitable crops: almonds. Almonds are a growing tren...
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Guest Editorial: Orange County law enforcement collaboration in combating human trafficking

According to the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force, they have identified and assisted 350 victims of human trafficking since 2004. Since 2011, according to official administrative data, 82% females of the 111 minor vic...
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Guest Editorial: Leroy Mills on Buena Park Measure A

“Measure A” is an internal local control issue for the City of Buena Park. Numerous officials from the California State Senate, State Assembly, Orange County Board of Supervisors, Chamber of Commerce, OC Taxpayers A...
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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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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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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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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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Marketing and more: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

It often seems the only time stores use the word “Christmas” in their marketing campaigns is to announce “Open Christmas Day.” Otherwise, it’s a generic “Happy Holidays,” which is insulting to the more than 95 per...
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Marketing and more: I am giving the GOP two more years

Sitting at the Thanksgiving table, there were many reasons to be thankful, starting with my mom who recently celebrated her 87th birthday. Also on my list of thanks is that Congress made historic gains in the midterm election: ...
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Marketing and more: cruising on the M.S. Denny’s

Those who live in northwest Orange County enjoy great weather most of the year and a variety of ways to take short trips that don’t include air travel. The Marketing Maven’s favorite getaway vacation is a short cruise and s...
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