Orange County Breeze
News of Northwest Orange County, CA

Southland Credit Union | bank local. support local. | your Community Credit Union since 1936.

(Click above for more information.)

Alamitos Eye Care | Supports LAUSD, LAEF, and Youth Center Programs | 562-430-6161 | 10951 Cherry St., Los Alamitos

(Click above for more information.)

Come meet our store manager Jesse! | 5051 Lincoln Ave., Cypress, CA 90630  714-252-4862

(Click above for more information.)



 
 

 
Best Home and Garden

Garden Grove invites community to pick Best Home and Garden

Beginning Monday, May 25 through Sunday, May 31, the City of Garden Grove invites the community to participate in an annual online voting contest to pick the best-looking home in Garden Grove as part of the 42nd anniversary of ...
by courtesy
0

 

Subscribe to our daily morning email news update!


 
Orange County Fuchsia Society annual sale

OC Fuchsia Society to hold annual sale in Garden Grove

The Orange County Fuchsia Society will be hold its annual plant sale on Friday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, June 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is an opportunity to purchase hanging baskets, tabletop uprights,...
by courtesy
0

 

Subscribe to our daily morning email news update!


 
Cover art for May 2015 Dining, Arts, and Entertainment.

Top Ten Stories for April 26 through May 2

Top Ten Stories for April 26 through May 2 includes sharks, horses, and smart landscaping. The Top Ten Stories for April 19 through April 18 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weath...
by shelley
 

 
 
Indigo Rose tomato

May gardening tips from Agromin: Plenty of planting to do in May

Plant heating-loving flowers and vegetables in May so they are in full bloom and producing in summer, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more ...
by courtesy
 

 

 
Brian Lochrie headshot

Brian Lochrie of the Poseidon Project to speak on desalination

Recently Governor Brown made a state-wide drought declaration for a 25% decrease. Last week, the State Water Board decided how much each city has to cut back. You may know that Orange County is building a desalinization plant, ...
by courtesy
 

 

 
Earthworm, photo courtesy of the Orange County Rose Society.

Orange County Rose Society to address benefits of earthworms in gardening

Orange County Rose Society presents Kathy Monge, our current President and long time member, addressing “Vermiculture, The Cultivation of Earthworms.” She’ll address the benefits of raising earthworms and usin...
by courtesy
 

 

 
watering-can_MCS

Coastkeeper launches SmartScape service to help Orange County lower water use

In response to the most severe drought in California’s recorded history, Orange County Coastkeeper introduces its SmartScape services to consult on resource-efficient landscaping that features drought-tolerant plant desig...
by courtesy
 

 
 
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2015 logo

Volunteers sought to build fire-safe demonstration garden

Anaheim Fire and Rescue invites volunteers to help build a fire-safe demonstration garden on Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Anaheim Fire Station Number 10, 8270 East Monte Vista i...
by shelley
 

 

 
Backyard tomatoes, freshly picked, homegrown tomatoes

HB Community Garden to give free “HomeGrown Tomatoes” presentation

The Huntington Beach Community Garden invites you to attend a free presentation, “HomeGrown Tomatoes,” with Dave Freed. Dave has been researching, educating, and helping other backyard farmers grow tomatoes for years. He wi...
by courtesy
 

 
 
garden, soil

Great Compost Giveaway returns to Anaheim

Anaheim’s very popular Great Compost Giveaway is back, and residents can receive up to 60 gallons of nutrient-rich compost for FREE. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 11 at Honda Center, in parking lot #5...
by courtesy
 

 

 
Fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-MCS

Not too hot, not too cold: April gardening tips

April offers an ideal gardening climate in Southern California. With hot weather ahead, gardening enthusiasts should take advantage of April’s mild temperatures and longer days, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of e...
by courtesy
 

 
 
Logo of OC Animal Care

OC Animal Care seeking owner after dog attacks two horses

OC Animal Care is investigating a dog involved in an attack on two horses in O’Neill Regional Park on March 27, 2015. The horses were being ridden on Live Oak Trail at approximately 12:45 pm. The equestrians reported that bot...
by courtesy
 

 

 
dog leash

Seal Beach Animal Care Center to sponsor “Back in Black” Month this April

It is a sad fact that wonderful black dogs and cats linger far too long in animal shelters, merely because their fur is the “wrong” color. Whether the reason is superstition or something else, it is heartbreaking to...
by courtesy
 

 
 
strawberries-ready-to-pick_MCS

Coastkeeper Garden to demonstrate how to grow strawberries year round

The Coastkeeper Garden will share the secrets of successful strawberry growing at its free workshop on April 4. Orange County’s Strawberry Expert Julie Baudin Davis will demonstrate how to choose, plant and care for this deli...
by courtesy