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Today’s weather for Wedesday, November 26

Posted  November 26, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

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December Dining, Arts and Entertainment now available!

Posted  November 25, 2014  by  shelley

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the December 2014 DARTS can be downloaded for free! From cover to back, it’s pages are stuffed with event listings, articles, and display advertisements for local people, venues and events. We encourage you to download the let us […]

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Today’s weather for Sunday, Nov. 23

Posted  November 23, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the evening.

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44th Annual Candy Caneland and Craft Faire scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 in Buena Park

Posted  November 17, 2014  by  courtesy

Bring the whole family to the 44th Annual Candy Caneland and Craft Faire on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Ehlers Community Center, 8150 Knott Ave. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See the community center transform into a winter wonderland with spectacular decorations and activities! Free activities include a children’s snow hill […]

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Today’s weather for Saturday, November 15

Posted  November 15, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. This article is based on information released by the National Weather Service.

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Shop Los Alamitos on Small Business Saturday

Posted  November 14, 2014  by  courtesy

On November 29, 2014, shop owners and communities across the U.S. will once again rally to encourage shoppers to support local businesses. Los Alamitos is the hub of small businesses. One quick walk around Los Alamits and you can begin your day with a breakfast burrito at Nick’s Deli, purchase partyware at Le Paperie & […]

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Find unique holiday gifts at Cypress Holiday Bazaar

Posted  November 14, 2014  by  courtesy

Start your holiday shopping early at the City of Cypress’ annual Holiday Bazaar. Experience a fun-filled day featuring 44 vendors with unique handmade and commercial items, entertainment and delicious food! The event will be held on Saturday, November 22 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Cypress Community Center located at 5700 Orange Avenue. […]

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Find holiday gifts and support Precious Life Shelter at the Holiday Boutique

Posted  November 12, 2014  by  courtesy

Come support Precious Life Shelter at the Holiday Boutique on Saturday, November 15, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This fundraiser will be held at 2941 Copa De Oro Drive, Rossmoor. A portion of the proceeds and raffle will be donated to Precious Life. The event will feature raffle prizes and a bake sale. Come […]

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Edison honors and hires veterans

Posted  November 11, 2014  by  courtesy

When Southern California Edison (SCE) called April Simmons this past July about a job opportunity, she was on active military duty. For the past 13 years, she has served in the Army Reserves as a sergeant first class in the 314 Military Intelligence Battalion. Simmons is one of several members of the military currently working […]

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SoCal Gas offers veterans jobs and support

Posted  November 11, 2014  by  courtesy

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) joins the nation in saluting U.S. military veterans for their service and is proud of its employees who have served in the Armed Forces. SoCalGas is committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities and active military personnel. SoCalGas also supports organizations that assist veterans and works with […]

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Irvine’s Western Digital promotes CFO from within

The following information was released by Western Digital. Western Digital® Corp. today announced that Tim Leyden has been named chief financial officer, effective Nov. 18, and that Jim Murphy will succeed Leyden as president ...
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Four Pendleton Marines killed in training accident identified

The following information was released by Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Four Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines were killed in an explosion at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday during range maintenance operations to dispose ...
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Griffin girls volleyball win over Chaparral Pumas

The following information is courtesy of MaxPreps. In an away non-conference match, the Los Alamitos High School Griffin girls volleyball team beat the Chaparral High School Pumas 3-1. Related articles VOLLEYBALL: Chaparral giv...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, Nov. 15

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, Nov. 15: A chance of drizzle before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
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Elroy Voet is honored by the Cypress City Council.

Cypress honors WWII vet at City Council meeting

The City of Cypress paid its respects to a long-time resident and World War II veteran during the Nov. 12 meeting of the Cypress City Council. Elroy Voet enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 15 1/2 with the support ...
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OCSD missing person bulletin for Fowziya Igalle

OCSD seeks public’s help in locating missing developmentally disabled Stanton woman [UPDATED]

The following information was released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. UPDATE: Fowziya has been found. NAME: Fowziya Omar Igalle DESCRIPTION: Female, Somalian, date of birth-1/1/87, brown eyes, black hair, 5’...
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The Chick-fil-A cow showed up to help owner Scott Carr with the opening of the Seal Beach restaurant at 6 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

New Chick-fil-A Seal Beach opens after overnight parking lot camp-out

After the pot-banging and whooping, after a handshake from the owner and the awarding of tickets for a year’s worth of Chick-fil-A meals, participants in the First 100 event at the new Chick-fil-A restaurant at the northern e...
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USC, UCLA grads win NCAA Silver Anniversary Award

The following information was released by the University of Southern California (USC). Emphasis added. Former USC All-American quarterback Rodney Peete has been selected as a recipient of the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award. The ...
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Cypress, Los Alamitos hope to host second round of CIF-SS football playoffs

The following article is based on information released by the Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF-SS). Earlier this week, CIF-SS published play-off brackets for this year’s high school varsity f...
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Start the 2013 holiday season on a bright note at the Rossmoor Holiday Light Post Workshop

The following information was released by Rossmoor Homeowner’s Association. It’s been a full year, and the elves are getting fidgety again, ready to build more Rossmoor Holiday Light Posts. Last year’s Light Post “Santa...
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Anaheim woman struck, killed by Amtrak train

The following information was released by the Orange County Coroner. Socorro Flores, a 65-year-old resident of Anaheim, was struck and killed by an Amtrak train at a grade crossing at La Palma Ave. east of Pauline St. in Anahei...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Thursday morning, Nov. 14

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Cypress, Cedar Ct. at Aspen St.: started at 12:32 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The cause was equipment problems. Edison is in the process ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Thursday, Nov. 14

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Thursday, Nov. 14: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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The first three people in line were lucky enough to also be called in the raffle. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Hopefuls at front of Chick-fil-A line arrived the previous night

Over a hundred and fifty hopefuls queued up and waited while members of the Chick-fil-A national grand-opening team called out raffle ticket numbers, verified the numbers, and handed out wristbands. Winners then went inside the...
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Save 51% at El Mahroosa Cafe | 930 S Brookhurst St., Anaheim | 714-991-9200

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Four Marines killed at Camp Pendleton

The following information was released by Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. A fatal incident occurred at approximately 11 a.m. today during a range maintenance operation aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton that killed four ...
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Have you started taking your RMDs?

Throughout your career, you have been working hard to save in one or more retirement accounts. Then, once you retire, you’ll have some new decisions to make. But one choice has already been made for you: the age at which you...
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Devour Restaurant Week begins & Chili Cookoff ignites

The following information was released by Seal Beach Restaurant Week. Seal Beach Restaurant Week is about to take off! Everyone will want to be a part of Devour, in Seal Beach on Main Street, which will run from Nov. 12–16, i...
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USMC Sgt. Herbert Hartfield III talks about the heritage of the Corps.

Orange County Marine talks about Marine Corps heritage

The following information was released through the Defense Video and Information Distribution Service. Editor’s note: the United States Marine Corps celebrated its 238th birthday this week. Sergeant Herbert Hartfield III, sec...
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Super Queen Mum's Tea for Two at McKenna's | 810 Electric Ave., Seal Beach | 562-431-0200

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Small fire off of I-15 contained to seven acres

The following information was released by InciWeb. A series of small fires erupted at 4:30PM along the right shoulder of northbound Interstate 15 north of the Kenwood exit on Tuesday afternoon. Initially the fire had a moderate...
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Seal Beach Police search for purse stolen from one of the participants in the First 100 event at the Seal Beach Chick-fil-A at The Shops at Rossmoor. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Theft spoils festive opening of Chick-fil-A Seal Beach

A woman attending the First 100 event at the new Chick-fil-A in Seal Beach at The Shops at Rossmoor had her purse stolen from the blanket beside her while she was distracted by her two young children. Seal Beach police are curr...
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Stanton man struck, killed by pick-up truck

The following information was released by the Orange County Coroner. Clyde Rezentes, a 64-year-old resident of Stanton, was struck by a pick-up truck on southbound Beach Blvd. south of Cerritos Ave. in Stanton on Monday, Nov. 1...
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Iconic planes to fly in for Long Beach Airport’s 90th anniversary

The following information was released by Long Beach Airport. Southern California skies will fill with pilots heading to Long Beach Airport (LGB) for a 90th Anniversary Fly-In on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 am to 3 pm. The publi...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Wednesday morning, Nov. 13

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Santa Ana, south of east Sixth St. between Mortimer St. and Porter St.: started at 11:04 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The cause was equipmen...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 13

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 13: Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
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