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East side exterior of Cypress Senior Center. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for April 2015

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center. You do not need to be a Cypress resident to participate in these free programs. Reservations are recommended, unless otherwise indicated. For more information...
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Boys & Girls Club of Cypress SMART Girls members Arlene H., Denise E., Keeyanna B., Sophia J., Savannah M., Hailey P., Juliet C., Lacy P., Lauren P., Makaela L., Akasha G., Ava K., Souly A., and Aminah G. and SMART Girls coordinator Brittany Stone pose with Chuze Fitness Zumba instructor Betty Layman after their field trip visit.

Chuze Fitness hosts free Zumba class for SMART Girls from Boys and Girls Club of Cypress

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress SMART Girls group were given the opportunity to visit Chuze Fitness in Cypress on Friday, March 13, for a free field trip. The SMART Girls program offers young women ages 8-17 guidance towar...
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Don’t Call Me Hard of Hearing or Hearing Impaired!

There are so many different levels of hearing loss, that it hurts our efforts to educate the normal-hearing public when we let others describe us as “hard of hearing” or “hearing-impaired.” What exactly do those terms m...
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Orange County newborns to go red in support of better heart-healthy habits

The Orange County American Heart Association and a local caused-based clothing company, fodada, are teaming up for the Newborns Go Red Campaign to spread awareness of heart-healthy futures. All babies born in participating Oran...
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Top Ten Stories for March 22 through March 28

The Top Ten Stories for March 22 through March 28 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Four suspects arrested in kidnapping and murder of Long Beach baby OC Democr...
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Build It Workspace uses 3D printer to make girl new left hand

Faith Lennox’s left hand and forearm were amputated when she was nine months old. During Nicole Lennox’s labor, the circulation to Faith’s left forearm was cut off, resulting in Compartment Syndrome, a common ...
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Long Beach Airport celebrates new Runway 7L-25R with fun run

Run The Runway at Long Beach Airport to celebrate $15.1M safety renovation Long Beach Airport (LGB) invites members of the public to experience the rare opportunity to run on a runway, with a one-mile fun run on the brand new s...
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OC Democrats call for enforced childhood vaccinations

The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) has unanimously approved a resolution calling on California to require measles vaccination for attendance at school. Measles is the greatest vaccine-preventable killer of children un...
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Garden Grove to go blue to support autism awareness

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, the City of Garden Grove will join communities around the world to show support for an autism awareness campaign called “Light it up Blue” (LIUB). The campaign was launched by Autism Speaks, the ...
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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 March 2015

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center. You do not need to be a Cypress resident to participate in these free programs. Reservationsare recommended, unless otherwise indicated. For more information ...
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Unscrupulous senior care targeted by legislation from Tony Mendoza

Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced that he has introduced a bill to protect seniors and their families from elder care referral agencies that engage in unscrupulous business practices. SB 648 will strengthen the licensi...
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CHP advises drivers not to push their luck on St. Patrick’s Day

While many Californians will be enjoying festivities on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be working hard to keep them safe. The number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) incr...
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Information on how many have paid missing from today’s CA health numbers

In California, 1,412,200 consumers selected or were automatically re-enrolled in quality, affordable health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace as of Feb. 22, according to a report released today by the ...
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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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