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Orange County Health Care Agency warns residents on dangers of extreme heat

Temperatures in many inland Orange County communities are expected to reach high temperatures above 95 degrees this week, increasing the risk of heat related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke for those who are more...
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Buena Park offering free flu shots Oct. 10

Free seasonal flu shots for adults and children three years of age and older will be offered at Ehlers Community Center, 8150 Knott Ave., Buena Park 90620. This free service is part of a continuing series of emergency preparedn...
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Long Beach PD joining forces with DEA for drug take-back initiative

The Long Beach Police Department will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other la...
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Safely dispose of old and unused prescription drugs at Buena Park event

On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Buena Park 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 hom...
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Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for October 2014

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center, which is located at 9031 Grindlay St., just south of Lincoln Av. and about a mile west of Valley View St. in Cypress. You need not be a Cypress resident to pa...
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Community invited to LB Health Department’s Healthy Active Long Beach Fruit and Veggie Party

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 a...
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Anaheim PD and Kaiser join forces to take back unwanted drugs

This Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day and the Anaheim Police Department, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Orange County and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will give loc...
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Workshop to help ‘sandwich generation’ learn to care smarter, not harder

St. Irenaeus Health Ministry will sponsor a Worshop for Caregivers on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Irenaeus Parish Hall, 5201 Evergreen Ave., Cypress, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Claudia Ellano-Ota, a Licensed Clinical Social Wor...
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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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