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Cypress civic center and Orange County branch library

Independent mailer for Stacy Berry finally surfaces

The City Council race in Cypress has attracted outsided expenditures, specifically from the Cypress Police Officers Association (no surprise there) and Southern California Coalition of Businesses and Taxpayers (huh?). From its ...
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Cypress Civic Center

Outside money still being spent in Cypress Council race

From the first batch of campaign filings, we learned that Southern California Coalition of Business and Taxpayers (SCCBT), representing developer interests from the looks of its donor list, has spent money to promote Paolo Mora...
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Yard signs in favor of Measures Q and R in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Money contributed for (or against) local ballot measures

After looking at contributions for candidates in the Cypress City Council race, we’ll now look at contributions supporting (or opposing) local ballot measures. Measure Q This measure, if approved, would rezone the Cypress Sch...
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Letter to the Editor: Responding to David Rose

Here is an attempt to briefly address the letter, dated Oct. 19, from Mr. Rose as the Chairman of Concerned Cypress Citizens. In 2011, a 7-11 Committee was formed, as mandated by California Education Code, to make recommendatio...
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Letter to the Editor: Measures Q and R — A sad state of affairs

When residents hear City Council members speak in support of Measures Q and R, it is important that residents know that in September 2012, the City signed a settlement agreement witht he School District that “the City hereby ...
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Cathy Larson, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees. Courtesy photo.

Expanded candidate statement: Cathy Larson, Los Al Unified School District Board of Trustees

Cathy Larson is running for election to the Board of Trustees of the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Mrs. Larson responded to our original invitation to all local candidates to send us a photo and a statement for publicat...
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Steve Blount, Cypress School District Board of Trustees. Courtesy photo.

Candidate statement: Steve Blount Cypress School District

Steve Blount is a candidate for election to the Board of Trustees of the Cypress School District. Mr. Blount is a freshman incumbent — he was first elected four years ago. The Cypress School District serves parts of La Palma,...
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Cypress School District headquarters

Opponents of Cypress Measures Q and R fight the wrong battle

I have read letters and editorials for and against Measures Q and R, which Cypress residents will vote on in the Nov. 4 general election. (See the reference section below that includes articles published here at oc-breeze.com.)...
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Courtesy photo of Greg Shellenbergar, candidate for the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees.

Expanded Candidate statement: Greg Shellenbergar, Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees

Greg Shellenbergar is running for election to the Board of Trustees of the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Mr. Shellenbergar responded to our invitation to all local candidates to send us a photo and a statement for publi...
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Seal Beach hall of administration

OC Register endorses Deaton, Weir, and Massa-Lavitt for Seal Beach City Council

Historically, an endorsement by the Orange County Register is a huge boost to a candidate in a local election. This year, the effect is muted by the distribution troubles suffered by the Register — and its subscribers. (My ow...
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Seal Beach, Bogart's, Christmas 2011

Bogart’s to host coffee chat with Seal Beach mayor and LAUSD Board candidates

Please join Diana Hill, School Board Member; Dr. Jeff Barke, School Board Member; Meg Cutuli, School Board Member; and me, Seal Beach Mayor Ellery Deaton, for a cup of coffee and good conversation this Wednesday evening at Boga...
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Expanded candidate statement: Diana D. Hill, Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees

Diana D. Hill is running for re-election to the Board of Trustees of the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Ms. Hill originally responded to our invitation to all local candidates to send us a photo and a statement for publi...
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Dr. Jeffrey I. Barke, candidate for Los Alamitos School Board. Courtesy photo.

Expanded candidate statement: Jeffrey I. Barke, M.D., Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees

Dr. Jeffrey I. Barke is running for re-election to the Board of Trustees of the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Dr. Barke originally responded to our invitation to all local candidates to send us a photo and a statement f...
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Marketing and more: Sign language

Yard signs … Fence signs … Wall signs – wherever you look, there are signs posted urging you to vote for a particular candidate or support a specific proposition. Many people grumble about the landscape being littered wit...
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