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Fullerton bicycle enthusiast Vince Buck tries out a portion of the new two-mile Coyote Creek link of the OC Loop. Courtesy photo.

New segment of bike path connects Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, and Cypress to La Mirada

Orange County Transportation Authority officials today cut a ceremonial ribbon to mark the completion of an important two-mile segment of the OC Loop, a path for bicyclists and pedestrians to travel throughout the county. OCTA ...
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Morningside Recovery sponsors monthly surf camp

Morningside Recovery of Orange County, California, has created the nation’s first substance abuse and mental health recovery surf camp. Swell Life combines the healing powers of holistic therapy and the ocean to create a ...
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Community Hospital Long Beach celebrates 90 years of service

On Thursday, Sept. 11, Community Hospital Long Beach celebrated its 90th anniversary with the community, highlighting the newly renovated emergency department waiting room and the new emergency department design to help improve...
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Garden Grove PD participating in drug take-back initiative

On Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Garden Grove Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes...
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West Nile Virus continues to affect Long Beach residents

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services reminds residents that West Nile Virus continues to be a problem in Southern California. As of Monday, September 15, 2014, there have been 17 confirmed cases of Wes...
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Los Alamitos is prepared for high temperatures with designated cooling center

In response to increased temperatures that are likely to occur over the next few weeks, the City of Los Alamitos Community Center located at 10911 Oak St. has been designated as a Cooling Center by the Orange County Office on A...
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East side exterior of Cypress Senior Center. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Special topics and screenings at Cypress Senior Center for September 2014

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center, which is located at 9031 Grindlay St., just south of Lincoln Ave. and about a mile west of Valley View St. in Cypress. You need not be a Cypress resident to p...
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Seal of the County of Orange, California, with quasquicentennial ribbon. Graphic courtesy of the County of Orange.

High temperatures and wildfire smoke pose potential health risk

Higher than normal temperatures are expected throughout the weekend in many inland Orange County cities, increasing the risk of heat-related illnesses. In addition, smoke from the wildland brush fire burning in Silverado Canyon...
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High temperatures bring risk of heat-related illnesses

Temperatures in many inland Orange County communities are expected to reach high temperatures above 95 degrees this weekend, increasing the risk of heat related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke for those who are m...
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East side exterior of Cypress Senior Center. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Cypress Senior Center designated as cooling center

With temperatures expected to reach in the triple digits over the next several days, the City of Cypress Senior Center, located at 9031 Grindlay Street, will be open and designated as a cooling center through Wednesday, Septemb...
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City Health Officer reminds residents to keep cool this weekend

The Acting Health Officer for the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department), Dr. Mauro Torno, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat this weekend and beyond with the Nati...
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Los Altos United Methodist Church dedicates blood drive in honor of children

Children are our future… and the importance of donating blood for them, and the millions more who need your help each year, has caused Los Altos United Methodist Church to open its doors for an American Red Cross blood dr...
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CHP stress importance of child safety seats

An appropriate and correctly installed child passenger safety seat may be the one thing that makes the difference between life and death for a child involved in a traffic collision. In 2012, 45 percent of all California childre...
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Elderly east Long Beach man dies of West Nile Virus

Dr. Mitchell Kushner, Public Health Officer for the City of Long Beach, today announced the first death this year due to complications associated with West Nile Virus (WNV). The resident, who was in his mid-70s and lived in eas...
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