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Spring forward… and stay alert behind the wheel

Daylight Saving Time is fast approaching, which means we will be losing an hour of sleep as we set clocks forward on Sunday, March 8, 2015. Losing even one hour of sleep can affect a person’s internal clock and consequently i...
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Snowboarder and spinal-injury survivor Alyona Alekhina tours UCI research centers

On Friday, Nov 27, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) brought world renowned snowboarder Alyona Alekhina to tour University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) Stem Cell Research Center and Reed-Irvine Research Center to...
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Laura Bleijenberg, owner of On the Ball Fitness, 4107 Ball Rd. in Cypress, strikes a pose on behalf of all the vendors at the Vendor Expo at the 2015 Southland Credit Union Race on the Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Packet pick-up day today, on your mark tomorrow morning at Race on the Base!

Today was packet pick-up day for the 2015 Southland Credit Union Race on the Base, managed by Run Racing for the City of Los Alamitos. Vendors set up their booths in the Vendor Expo between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in time for ...
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Supporters of plastic-bag ban vow to fight repeal

Orange County Breeze received this statement in response to an earlier statement in support of repealing the plastic-bag ban. We are happy to publish both sides. California vs. Big Plastic, the coalition of local officials and ...
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Allergy Foundation responds to recall of peanut-contaminated cumin

This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to people with peanut allergies, advising them to consider staying away from all food products containing ground cumin or cumin powder after a wave of recalls. ...
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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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Coaster Run at Knott’s coming soon, sign up now!

Five thousand people are expected to attend Coaster Run which supports special education at Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC). The race, celebrating its 10th anniversary is at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at K...
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Sign up today for HB 3/One Run to support Marines

The City of Huntington Beach invites everyone to sign up for a 5k fun run in support of the City’s adopted Marine unit, the 3rd Battlation/1st Marines. Entries are limited — and the event has sold out the last two y...
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Garden Grove Police Master Officer Charles Starnes accepts commendation from Mayor Bao Nguyen for his rendering aid during the birth of a baby boy late last year. Courtesy photo.

Garden Grove police officer recognized for helping with child’s unexpected birth

Tonight [Tuesday, Feb. 10], the Garden Grove City Council is pleased to recognize Master Officer Charles Starnes for his heroic actions in delivering a baby. Officer Starnes has been a member of the Garden Grove Police Departme...
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Pay It Forward: Garden Grove stands up to bullying

In observance of International Stand Up to Bullying Day on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, the City of Garden Grove will join others across the globe to speak out against bullying by hosting an anti-bullying and cyber-bullying preventio...
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Los Alamitos Medical Center celebrates Heart Health Month

Do you know someone who has heart disease? Chances are you do. More than 27 million Americans have been diagnosed with the condition. If you don’t want to join them, you should start taking steps today to reduce your personal...
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Only love, not your balloons, should be in the air around Valentine’s Day

There are at least 656 reasons balloons should not be released outdoors. If the adrift metallic balloons that caused the 656 power outages last year in Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service territory had been tied to a w...
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LB Animal Care urges community to take precautions to prevent spread of distemper

Long Beach Animal Care Services announced today that three raccoons in Long Beach have tested positive for distemper. Distemper poses no health risk to humans; however, Animal Care Services shares the following tips to help pre...
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Surf City Marathon wraps up fundraising for mobility

Over 19,000 runners and nearly 45,000 spectators attended the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon and three-day Expo in Huntington Beach, Calif. on Sunday. Runners from 1,000 cities from 24 countries partici...
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