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Anaheim urges residents “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare”

Posted  September 1, 2014  by  courtesy

September is National Preparedness Month and Anaheim Fire & Rescue wants residents to be ready in the event of a disaster or major emergency. This year’s theme, “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare” focuses on increasing emergency preparedness for everyone including residents, families, neighborhoods, schools and businesses. By taking simple steps to connect, plan, […]

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Orange County Breeze spotlight for September 2014: Fall Makeover — personal, professional home!
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Spotlight for September 2014

Posted  August 31, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. The Orange County Breeze spotlight for September 2014: Fall Makeover — personal, professional home! Personal makeover On your marks, get set, GO! by Sandra Rodriguez Add anti-oxidants to your diet with Dragon Fruit! by Karen […]

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Spotlight for August 2014

Posted  August 2, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. Bye-bye, Summer! Museum showcases century of surfing in Huntington Beach by SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel How to navigate life transitions by Sandra Rodriguez August Movie Marathon: Last blast of summer by Katie […]

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Spotlight for July 2014

Posted  July 1, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. The first article will appear later today. Other activities Blue Moon Boutique chooses Sunburst Youth Foundation as its non-profit for the month of July Summer thoroughbred festival opening at Los Alamitos Race Course Take the […]

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Spotlight for June 2014

Posted  June 1, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. The first article will appear later today. Father’s Day: What Really Matters by Tim Thomas Summer: Beat summer heat with ice cream treats! by SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel. Summer: Gardening at the […]

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Spotlight for May 2014

Posted  May 5, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. The first article will appear later today. Mother’s Day: Jill Pless — The Surfin’ Mama of Seal Beach by the Surfwriter Girls Life Repurposed: My great thing by Sandra Rodriguez Mother’s Day: Diocesan ministry reunites […]

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Spotlight for April 2014

Posted  April 12, 2014  by  shelley

We apologize for the late appearance of the April Spotlight section, which should have been published on Monday, March 31. Our graphics station hardware fried, and it took a while to replace the hardware and restore all our files. Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below […]

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Spotlight for March 2014

Posted  March 5, 2014  by  shelley

We apologize for the late appearance of the March Spotlight section, which should have been published on Monday, Feb. 24. Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. Blue Moon Boutique’s charity for March Ancestry, Experiences and Customs by Sandra Rodriguez The Luck […]

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Spotlight for February 2014

Posted  January 31, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. Blue Moon Boutique’s charity for February From the Surfwriter Girls: Fourteen romantic beach movies Winter Olympics — Miracle on ice Living heart healthy — February is National Heart Health Awareness Month Race on the Base: […]

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Seven-day local weather forecast, 4 August 2013 through 10 August 2013

The following information was released by the National Weather Service. Forecast details Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afte...
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Top Ten Stories for July 28 through August 3

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Tickets now on sale for Titanic and Bodies exhibits in Buena Park 20th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival runs Aug. 3 a...
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Los Alamitos Bronco World Series 2013

Video of games played by LAYB in 2013 PONY Bronco World Series [UPDATED]

The 2013 PONY Bronco World Series is hosted by Los Alamitos Youth Baseball. The final day of play continues at noon today, Sunday, Aug. 4, at the LAYB facility on Farquhar Ave. in Los Alamitos. General parking is on Los Alamito...
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Los Alamitos Medical Center starts construction project

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Medical Center. First phase of campus renovation and expansion includes parking structure and medical office building Starting July 22, Los Alamitos Medical Center begins c...
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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, August 4

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, Aug. 4: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph...
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United HealthCare partners with Boys and Girls Club of Cypress for the summer

The following information was written by Anne Hertz, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress, for Orange County Breeze. United Health Care (UHC) employees volunteered to help with the Summer Program at the Bo...
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Body found inside burning house in Cypress

The following information was released by Cypress Police Department. On August 3, 2013, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Cypress Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Orangewood and Valley View in regards to a subject who w...
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Lieutenant General Jeffrey W. Talley, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General USARC, addresses Major General Megan Tatu at her assumption of command of the 79th SSC, headquartered on Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Accompanying General Tatu is her husband and son.

79th Sustainment Support Command conducts stand-down training on sexual assault

The following article was written for Orange County Breeze by Lt. Kerry Wright of the 79th Sustainment Support Command. Sexual harassment and sexual assault reporting has increased significantly in the military over the last fe...
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Cypress Police to conduct end-of-summer DUI crackdown

The following information was released by Cypress Police Department. The Cypress Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies throughout California stepping up DUI enforcement at the end of the traditional summer ...
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Los Angeles man convicted of pimping teen girl in Anaheim

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A human trafficker was convicted on Thursday, Aug. 1, of forcibly sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl after having unlawful sexual intercourse with t...
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Video of opening ceremonies of 2013 PONY Bronco World Series

The 2013 PONY Bronco World Series is hosted by Los Alamitos Youth Baseball. The third day of play continues at noon today, Saturday, Aug. 3, at the LAYB facility on Farquhar Ave. in Los Alamitos. General parking is on Los Alami...
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Today’s weather forecast for Saturday, August 3

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Saturday, Aug. 3: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 m...
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Target store to host National Night Out with Buena Park Police Department

The following information was released by Buena Park Police Department. The Buena Park Police Department would like to extend an invitation to all community members of the City of Buena Park to participate in the 30th Annual Na...
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Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchesta to hold auditions

The following information was released by Musique Sura La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra. Locally-based and internationally-acclaimed Musique Sur La Mer, one of the world’s most prestigious youth orchestras, will hold audition ...
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Half-day deep sea fishing trip | Pierpoint Landing | 200 Aquarium Way in Long Beach

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Grampaw Pettibone Squadron to get briefing from attack reconnaissance pilot

The following information was released by the Grampaw Pettibone Squadron of the Association of Naval Aviation. Major Aaron Schilleci will brief the group on the battle of Baqubah as viewed by him while serving with the 1-82nd A...
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City of Cypress and State Fish and Game jointly offering class on “Living with coyotes in an urban landscape”

The following information was released by the City of Cypress. Many residents of Orange County have expressed concerns about coyote sightings and the consequences of predator animals within the urban environment. Coyotes are fo...
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Free seminar on how to survive the new health insurance marketplace

The following information was released by Cypress Chamber of Commerce. Businesses and individuals understandably are confused and worried about the baffling changes to their health care insurance by the implementation of the Af...
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Brix Sunset Beach to host free comedy show benefiting Surfrider Foundation

The following information was released by The Schtick. Brix Sunset Beach is starting off its August calendar with big laughs by hosting a free stand-up comedy show entitled “The Schtick At Brix” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, ...
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2013 Bronco World Series kicks off in Los Alamitos

Kids from as far away as Seoul, South Korea, have arrived in Los Alamitos for the 2013 Bronco World Series at the Los Alamitos Youth Baseball fields at the Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB). The Bronco World Series is a part of...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, August 2

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, Aug. 2: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest i...
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Memorial service scheduled for Twila Vivian Sutherlin

Update on Saturday, Aug. 24: The Suthernlin family would like everyone to know that the memorial service for Twila Vivian Sutherlin of Los Alamitos, scheduled for Saturday Aug. 31, at 2 p.m., has been postponed. A new date has ...
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Cypress branch office of Edward Jones Investments supports annual ‘Project: Backpack’

The following information was released by Edward Jones Cypress. Ken Whittenbury, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Cypress, is supporting the Cypress Children’s Advocacy Council’s annual ‘Project: Backpack&...
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Boys and Girls Club of Cypress ready to board the Regal Summer Movie Express

The following information was released by the Boys and Girls Club of Cypress. As part of Regal Entertainment Group’s Summer Movie Express, Regal is treating Boys & Girls Club of Cypress youth to enjoy blockbuster hits whi...
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