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CA Supreme Court rules against summary judgement in Freeway Service Patrol collision

According to a judgement issued Thursday, Feb. 27 (pdf), the California Supreme Court has reversed a Court of Appeals judgement allowing a summary judgement in a case involving a Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) vehicle striking an...
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California Highway Patrol accepting job applications for openings statewide

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications in March from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicants to fill vacant officer positions throug...
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La Palma Council approves martial arts studio move-in

The La Palma City Council convened for a regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 17. All members were present. Pastor Steve Bland of La Palma Christian Center gave the invocation, giving thanks for the local winter sunshine and warmth, a...
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Orange County, treasurer/tax collector, Shari Freidenrich

Orange County property tax sale auction set for Thursday, March 5

Orange County Treasurer Shari L. Freidenrich announced that the next tax auction is Thursday, March 5, at 12:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room at 333 W. Santa Ana Boulevard, Building 10 in Santa Ana. “We curren...
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Cypress City Council approves sale of beer and wine at new Wing Stop

During the regular meeting of the Cypress City Council on Feb. 23, 2015, the Council held a public hearing regarding the application for a conditional use permit for expanded restaurant use and the sale of beer and wine at a ne...
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California State Treasurer happy over Fitch credit-rating upgrade

State Treasurer John Chiang today hailed Fitch’s upgrade of California’s credit rating from “A” to “A+.” The move follows continuing efforts by the Treasurer and the Department of Finance to not only identify op...
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Long Beach completes Atlantic Ave. improvement project

The City of Long Beach celebrated the completion of a major street improvement project on Atlantic Ave., between 52nd St. and the City’s northern border. “This project not only greatly enhance an important business ...
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Albertsons shopping center on the northeast corner of Valley View St. and Lincoln Ave. in Buena Park. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Ban of plastic grocery bags suspended after repeal measure qualifies

After a signature check conducted by California county registrars, Secretary of State Alex Padilla today announced the qualification of a ballot measure to repeal Senate Bill 270, legislation passed in 2014 to ban plastic retai...
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Westminster commercial property tax case reversed on appeal

Proposition 13 casts a long shadow. In the case of Dyanlyn Two v. County of Orange (pdf), the real property in question is the Golden Westminster Specialty Center, 15212 and 15300 Goldenwest St. in the City of Westminster. The ...
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Long Beach PD rotates command staff

Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna has announced command staff assignments that will become effective March 7, 2015. Commanders typically rotate every few years to afford them increased opportunities for community engagement a...
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Townsend big-eared bat, courtesy of New Mexico Mining and Minerals Division.

Live rabid bat found in Huntington Beach

A live, rabid bat was found on the ground in the Big Lots shopping center parking lot located at the corner of Warner and Golden West in Huntington Beach on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Anyone who had recent contact with a bat in the...
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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.

Buena Park Council quashes second ballot question on open space

At a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 19, the Buena Park Council approved new language for a ballot question and quashed a second ballot question. Both ballot questions would have been presented to Buena Park voters in a speci...
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Judgement in favor of La Mirada 24-Hour Fitness affirmed

The California Court of Appeals for the Second District has affirmed a summary judgement by Judge Samantha P. Jessner of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in favor of 24-Hour Fitness in a case brought by Timothy Grebing,...
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New bathroom at Rainbow Harbor complement Aquarium of the Pacific

The City of Long Beach, through its Tidelands Capital Improvement Program Division, announced today the completion of the newest public restrooms at Rainbow Harbor, with architectural elements that complement the nearby Aquariu...
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