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Anaheim Police to enforce and educate against distracted driving

As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Anaheim Police Department will be joining with over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month long “zero tolera...
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California State Senator Huff opposes mandated transitional kindergarten

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement regarding SB 837, a bill that would require California school districts and charter schools that offer kindergarten, to also offer transitional ki...
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Anaheim Police to conduct DUI checkpoint on Saturday evening, April 19

Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on April 19, 2014, at Euclid St. and La Palma Ave. between the hours of 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a p...
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Front row: Veronica Gomez and Garden Grove K-9 dog Strauss. Back row: Garden Grove Police Officer Vanessa Brodeur (Veronica’s big sister) and Master Officer Omar Perez, Strauss' handler. Courtesy photo.

Girl Scout Silver Project raises money for Garden Grove K-9 vest

Last Summer, Veronica Gomez, a 12-year-old resident of Garden Grove, saw a program on television covering police service dogs and the need to obtain bullet-proof vests for these dogs to help keep them safe in their dangerous li...
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Public comment sought on Orange County plan to improve health

The Orange County Health Care Agency and its partners announce a plan to help improve the health of everyone who lives, works and plays in Orange County. Orange County’s overall health fares well compared to other counties in...
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Some Orange County Parks to raise parking fees for Easter Sunday

Parking fees for some regional parks will increase for Easter Sunday, April 20. Large crowds are also expected for the holiday, so please plan your trip accordingly. Parking lots fill early and additional vehicles may not be b...
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Drakes Bay Oyster Company appeals to the US Supreme Court

According to Ninth Circuit Court Judge M. Margaret McKeown in an opinion published on January 14, 2014, Drakes Bay Oyster Company purchased property in 2005 within the boundaries of Point Reyes National Seashore, specifically a...
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CHP honors emergency dispatchers

You may be in the midst of a chaotic moment, a health crisis, or even worse and the three numbers that come to mind to call in the emergency are 9-1-1. The people answering the phones are highly trained professionals who may ca...
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CHP driving class offers seniors keys to safe driving

Talking with an older family member about their driving is often difficult. Most of us put off that talk until the person’s driving has become what we believe to be dangerous. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) implemented t...
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Marketing and More: Word-of-mouth marketing, from polish to politics

One of the best ways to promote your product, service or candidate is via word-of-mouth, which includes eWOM (electronic word-of-mouth), such as email and social media. Companies conduct social media campaigns to engage current...
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California LAO recommends changes to governor’s proposed education maintenance proposals

Due to a combination of poor budgeting practices and competing funding priorities, all of the state’s education segments currently have a backlog of deferred maintenance projects. The Governor’s budget includes a packag...
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Anaheim schedules April Neighborhood Council meetings

It’s a fact that community involvement makes life better! Attend one of the City’s quarterly Neighborhood meetings and be informed about news, projects and more, all taking place in your neighborhood. The April 2014 meeting...
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Participants in a Friday, April 11, mass casualty drill at John Wayne Airport. Photo by Kelly H. Williamson

John Wayne Airport practices what to do if something really bad happens

On Friday, April 11, John Wayne Airport (JWA) conducted a full-scale mass casualty drill involving more than 500 volunteers, observers and emergency responders. Staged on the east side of the airfield, south of the Riley Termin...
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Public invited to unveiling of OC crime victim memorial design

The public is invited to attend a program commemorating National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on Saturday April 12, where the winner of the Orange County Crime Victims’ Monument Design Contest will be announced. The design co...
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