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Today’s weather for Halloween, Friday, October 31

Posted  October 31, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: A chance of drizzle before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Showers, mainly after 11pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. […]

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November Dining, Arts and Entertainment listing available now!

Posted  October 30, 2014  by  shelley

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the November 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 November 2014 […]

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Family-run Halloween maze raises money for homeless

Posted  October 27, 2014  by  shelley

With only two mazes, Fear Station in Stanton is about the same size as Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos. Both events support worthy causes — Fear Station raises money for Illumination Foundation, while Shocktoberfest supports The Youth Center and St. Isidore Historical Plaza. But in one way, Fear Station is even tinier — it’s run by […]

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LBPD offers Halloween safety tips, warns of pot-laced candy

Posted  October 25, 2014  by  courtesy

The Long Beach Police Department would like to warn parents about marijuana laced candy, and encourage the community to practice safety tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween. Can you identify which candies pictured in this photo are laced with marijuana? Surprisingly, all of them! These candies were found at various Long Beach marijuana […]

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Trick or Treat?

Posted  October 16, 2014  by  courtesy

It’s Halloween! In front of you is a huge bag, full of calorie-laden candy. You think, I am strong and I will eat only one piece of candy! Care to make a wager? The last week of October is the beginning of the TRICK OR TREAT TRAP that lasts clear through Jan. 2. One piece […]

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Kid-sized Camp Spooky offers non-scary fun on weekends and Halloween Day

Posted  October 11, 2014  by  courtesy

Weekends in October and on Halloween Day, Knott’s Berry Farm invites you and your family to join in on the Halloween fun in Camp Spooky. This daytime, non-scare celebration, of cheer rather than fear, is the social event of the season with shows, activities, costume contest all geared for kids ages 3-11. Kids can take […]

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Posted  October 11, 2014  by  Surfwriter Girls

With palm trees rustling in the wind and eerie shadows cast over the ocean, you can feel that Halloween is almost here. SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel were curious about “things that go bump in the night” and decided to do some research on Halloween. Originally called “All Hallows Eve,” Halloween dates back […]

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OC Parks invites you to its Halloween Zoo-tacular

Posted  October 11, 2014  by  courtesy

OC Parks is pleased to present the annual Halloween Zoo-tacular at the OC Zoo located inside Irvine Regional Park on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families are invited to partake in a fun-filled spooky day of activities with the animals of the OC Zoo. At Halloween Zoo-tacular, guests ages 12 and […]

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Shocktoberfest brings screams to Los Alamitos

Posted  October 5, 2014  by  courtesy

Prepare to be scared out of your mind in the Fall festive family fun atmosphere of the inaugural Shocktoberfest brought to you in partnership by the Youth Center and St. Isidore Historical Plaza on Oct. 24, 25, 26, and 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Plaza in Los Alamitos. For the first […]

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QM’s Dark Harbor new mazes and monsters ready for their close-up

Posted  October 4, 2014  by  courtesy

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor has once again risen from the depths of a rich, haunted history to frighten those who dare through Nov. 2. This year’s Dark Harbor is thrilled to unveil a spectacle of new attractions that include two brand new mazes, the new The Voodoo Village, and an Exclusive Encounter on board […]

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Lessons from “Save for Retirement Week”

Congress has designated the third week in October as National Save for Retirement Week — which means it’s a good time to think about your own retirement savings strategies. Ensuring that you have enough money to support you...
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Former Cal State Fullerton football player presents $6000 to Anaheim’s Canyon High School

The following information was released by Lou’s Training Systems. Lucious Smith, former National Football League cornerback, presented the Canyon High School football team with a $6,000 grant awarded by the NFL Foundation Sep...
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Health of Lampson eucalyptus grove to be subject of workshop on Oct. 22

The following information was released by the City of Seal Beach. The City of Seal Beach recently completed an arborist study and evaluation of an existing grove of Eucalyptus Trees located near the intersection of Lampson Aven...
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University Women to host forum for ABC School District Board candidates

The following information was released by . The La Palma – Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women will host a forum for candidates for the ABC Unified School District Board on Wednesday, Oct. 16, ...
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Fiddler’s Green at JFTB to close for Columbus Day

According to the management of Fiddler’s Green, a popular eatery at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base will be closed beginning tonight, Friday, Oct. 11, and will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 15, for lunch at 11 a.m. The wee...
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October at SCTFA: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

The following information was released by Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Family: Perth Theatre Company: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer October 18 – 20, 2013 | F...
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79th SSC to host joint forces job, career and employment resource fair at JFTB

The following information was released by the 79th Sustainment and Support Command. The 79th Sustainment Support Command invites you to join in their first Annual Joint Forces Job, Career and Employment Resource Fair, at Joint ...
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WWRE: Pumpkins are back

The following article about Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo (WWRE) was originally published in the special feature on Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo in the October 2013 print issue of Orange County Breeze. A digital version of t...
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Take a Walk in the Park with CHOC on Sunday, Oct. 13

The following information was released by Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). Before the sun rises on Sunday, Oct. 13, Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, will be filled with thousands of p...
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Grateful Hearts stages a colossal costume sale

No tricks, just treats! At Thrift Redefined – we’ve got costumes galore! Pirates, jesters, superheroes…and more! No need to walk the plank, or even break the bank! We’ve got a huge selection, and that...
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Local high school football round-up for week of October 6 to October 12 [UPDATED]

Here is a round-up, courtesy of MaxPreps, of local high school football results for the week of Oct. 6 to Oct. 12. Los Alamitos vs. Newport Harbor Sailors The Los Alamitos High School Griffins lost to the the Newport Harbor Sai...
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Parent of Orange County Register buys Riverside daily

The following information was released by Freedom Communications, Inc. A. H. Belo Corporation and Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc. jointly announced today they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement under ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, October 11

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, Oct. 11: Sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. More about Orange...
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Video of Rossmoor Community Services board meeting on Oct. 8

CSMP TV provides a video of the Rossmoor Community Services Board meeting on Feb. 12: Thanks, CSMP TV! More about Orange County Breeze Did you know that we have a monthly print edition? We do! We also have digital version of ou...
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Anaheim-based biopharmaceutical company increases its stock dividend

The following information was released by Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share ($1.20 per share on a...
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CoreLogic releases wildfire hazard risk report that leaves out Orange County

The following information was released by CoreLogic. Editor’s note: the full forty-page report looks in detail at Los Angeles — including Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Santa Clarita and other cities. It also looks in de...
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Sequoia Golf secures 20-year lease of Old Ranch Country Club

The following information was released by Sequoia Golf last August. Editor’s note: the other two California properties managed by Sequoia Golf are Pauma Valley Country Club, a private facility at 15835 Pauma Valley Dr. in Pau...
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U.S. Army Spc. Hoang Ngyun, an infantryman and is a native of Westminster, Calif., 2nd squad, 3rd Platoon, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, watches the sun rise before heading down the mountain after spending the night on a night observation post on Forward Operating Base Torkham, Sept. 27, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

Westminster soldier spends night at mountaintop observation post

The following article and photo by Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav were released through the Defense Video and Information Distribution Systems. A squad of soldiers and their Afghan interpreter gathered in the darkness outside of a bui...
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History of JFTB and Airfield

The following article about Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo (WWRE) was originally published in the special feature on Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo in the October 2013 print issue of Orange County Breeze. A digital version of t...
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Star Helicopters returns as proud helicopter ride operator at WWRE 2013

The following article about Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo (WWRE) was originally published in the special feature on Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo in the October 2013 print issue of Orange County Breeze. A digital version of t...
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Los Al Unified School District Board chooses higher tax rate to allow for lower lifetime cost of school bonds

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Unified School District. Taxpayers in the Los Alamitos Unified School District may notice a difference in their tax bills this fall. Several Series E bond financing options...
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California Catholic Conference releases statement on signing by governor of laws relaxing standards for abortion providers

The following information was released by the California Catholic Conference. The Most Rev. Gerald Wilkerson, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and President of the California Catholic Conference, released the ...
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Steve Moeller to speak to Republican Woman on why conservatives are happy and liberals are mad

The following information was released by Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated. Gather a group of conservatives and liberals and you’ll probably find that conservatives are the happier group. Steve Moeller will ex...
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California controller paints sunny fiscal picture for September

The following information was released by California State Controller John Chiang. State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in September 201...
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