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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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First District Supervisor special election results certified

Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley has just certified the official results of the Orange County Board of Supervisors’ First District Special Election held on January 27, 2015. Total turnout from the election was 22.6% with 1...
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SoCalGas points to report suggesting use of low-carbon gas to reduce pollution

As California policymakers move toward environmentally focused energy goals, including increased reliance on renewable sources, a new study by Energy Environmental Economics (E3) consulting suggests that low-carbon gas fuels ar...
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Special election to fill OC Supervisor seat vacated by Janet Nguyen very close

As of 5:07 p.m. last night, the Orange County Registrar showed the frontrunners in the election to 239 votes apart: County Supervisor First District, Short Term Completed Precincts: 101 of 101 Name Vote Count Percentage ANDREW ...
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Assemblywoman Kim responds to DMV’s reversal on commercial license plates for ride share drivers

Assemblywoman Young Kim, R-Fullerton, today issued a statement in response to the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ decision to reverse its controversial requirement that ride share drivers have commercial license plat...
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Republican Central Committee of Orange County elects new chairman and officers

Hon. Fred Whitaker, issued a statement regarding his election to Chairman of the Republican Party of Orange County for the 2015/16 term. “I am humbled to be selected as the next Chairman of Republican Party, here in Orange Co...
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OC Republicans name Travis Allen 2014 Legislator of the Year

Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) was honored by the Republican Party of Orange County with the 2014 Legislator of the Year Award. The award highlights the Assemblyman’s desire to help maintain and build Orange Co...
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Pictured are members of the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the AAUW who are sponsoring a Candidates Forum for the Cerritos City Council as a public service on Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Cerritos City Council Chambers. Left to right are Sondra Cohen, Dorothy Edwards and Harriet Moses. Cohen and Moses are Public Policy Co-Chairs for the AAUW and Edwards will be the moderator of the Candidates Forum. Photo courtesy of Edna Ethington.

University Women to sponsor Cerritos Council candidate forum on Feb. 9

The La Palma-Cerritos American Association of University Women (AAUW) will sponsor a candidates forum for the Cerritos City Council as a public service on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 in Cerritos City Council Chambers, 183rd St. and Bl...
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RCSD presents State of the District and elects new leadership team

The Tuesday, January 13, 2015 regular meeting of the Rossmoor Community Services District began with former President Michael Maynard’s 2014 State of the District Address. “Calendar year 2014 proved to be another year of pr...
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Top Ten Stories for Jan. 4 through Jan. 10

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): APD arrests two suspects in shooting murder at Twila Reid Park Long Beach Police to keep a sharp eye on motorcyclists on...
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Ninth Circuit: shut up already about same-sex marriage

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against an en banc hearing of cases before the circuit striking down state law in Idaho and Nevada defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Ninth Circuit Court judges Diarmuid...
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California State GOP leaders respond to Gov. Brown’s budget proposal

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar): “The governor has proposed a reasonable budget that appears to be balanced in the near term. We share his concerns on the hundreds of billions in unfunded liabilities 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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Senator Boxer announces she won’t seek re-election in 2016

Barbara Boxer, who has served as a senator from California in Congress since 1992, has announced that she will not seek re-election in 2016. Staunchly and unapologetically liberal, Boxer has always been a strong voice supportin...
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