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Today’s weather for Monday, March 02

Posted  March 2, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s local weather: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. […]

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Today’s weather for Sunday, March 01

Posted  March 1, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s local weather: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Tonight: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with […]

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Today’s weather for Thursday, Feb. 26

Posted  February 26, 2015  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. The article above is based on information released by the National […]

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2014 Youth Center Stellar Scholarship winner Andrew Turner (right) with Seal Beach Mayor Ellery Deaton. Courtesy photo.
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Youth Center awards recognition and scholarships to young stellar volunteers

Posted  February 16, 2015  by  courtesy

Stellar philanthropic youth shine at The Youth Center’s 3rd annual A Night among the Stars “Together We Make A Difference” awards ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Marina Center in Seal Beach. More than 130 people gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of sixteen young community volunteers who all received certificates and letters of […]

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Paying it Forward – to the environment

Posted  February 13, 2015  by  Surfwriter Girls

“Remember, girls, we always leave a campsite cleaner than we found it,” Girl Scout troop leader Dorothy Gibson would say as the tents were being taken down and the camping gear stowed away. Gibson (known as “Mrs. Gibson” to the girls in her troop and “Dottie” to her friends) had another rule, too. “For every […]

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Lucero’s Pasteleria is a second generation, family-owned business. Lucy, the daughter of the founder, is now the owner and works beside her mother. One of my coworkers confirmed for me that they have the reputation for the BEST Tres Leches cake around, which is a favorite for birthdays. We each had a slice for breakfast! Photo by Karen Caplan.
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Welcome to Los Angeles — Let’s eat!

Posted  February 13, 2015  by  courtesy

One of my passions is food (obviously) and because I live in Southern California, one of the most amazing food meccas in the world, I continue to explore different areas of the Los Angeles basin for delicious destinations. Even as a native Angeleno, I am amazed and surprised at what I have learned the last […]

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Paying It Forward in suffering?

Posted  February 12, 2015  by  courtesy

I love the idea of “paying it forward.” It’s a powerful concept. First, it helps us to take stock of the ways we’ve been blessed — and indeed we have! But then it empowers us. We realize we have a responsibility to be a conduit of these blessings to others rather than having them terminate […]

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Pay It Forward: NovaWurks supports LAEF’s King and Queen Campaign

Posted  February 10, 2015  by  courtesy

NovaWurks on Noel Street in Los Alamitos has generously sponsored LAEF’s King and Queen of Hearts Campaign at the Duke/Duchess level of $2000. The Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) is extremely grateful for NovaWurks’ support of educational excellence in our community. NovaWurks™ Inc., a provider of high technology space products and services, is proud to […]

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Pay It Forward: Garden Grove stands up to bullying

Posted  February 9, 2015  by  courtesy

In observance of International Stand Up to Bullying Day on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, the City of Garden Grove will join others across the globe to speak out against bullying by hosting an anti-bullying and cyber-bullying prevention event at Village Green park from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March […]

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Pay It Forward Day, short and simple

Posted  February 8, 2015  by  courtesy

February is a short month. I am a short woman. And I am going to keep it short and simple this month: Pay it forward. It’s a great way to lighten up the cold, rainy (we in California only can hope!), dark February days. Here’s an easy feel-good idea that you can accomplish alone or […]

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Huntington Beach Police seek public help in investigation of fatal traffic accident

On Saturday, June 21, at 11:25 a.m., the Huntington Beach Police Department responded to the intersection of Main St. and Florida St., regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Arriving officers and pe...
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Anaheim Police seek public help in identifying robbery suspect

Between June 2 and June 16, 2014, the Anaheim Police Department has been called to investigate a series of armed robberies throughout the City. Through our investigation, it is believed a lone male suspect is responsible for th...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Tuesday, June 24

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Irvine, Rosa Drew Ln.: Started at 3:54 a.m. on June 24. The cause was equipment problems. Edison has identified the problem and crews are...
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CHP reports two collisions on I-405 SB at Seal Beach offramp

The morning started out busy for the Westminster office of the California Highway Patrol, which covers the section of the I-405 at Seal Beach Blvd. The CHP reports two separate accidents, one just after 5:20 a.m. with injuries ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday, June 24

Today’s local weather: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Light southeast wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
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Spitzer calls on TCA to impose moratorium on fines until Labor Day

Todd Spitzer (Orange County Board of Supervisor, District 3) called on the Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA) to enact a moratorium on all toll fines and penalties levied in result of the new All Electronic Tolling (AET), whi...
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RHA hosting monthly recycling drive

It’s the monthly RHA paper drive! Come on out Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rush Park on Blume Dr. Bring your recyclables and help put some money in the pot for Rossmoor projects. It’s the ...
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Congressman Lowenthal hosting public conversation about national issues

Congressman Alan Lowenthal invites you to a community coffee. Join him for a cup of coffee and conversation about the issues facing the community and nation. He will provide a Congressional update and answer questions. This eve...
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Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts announces 2014-2015 season

Legendary funnyman Jay Leno opens the 2014-2015 Season at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts with appearances on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. With the award-winning comedian at its helm, The Tonight...
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Precious Life Thrift & Gift holding end-of-June sale

Precious Life Shelter Thrift & Gift Shop will be holding a $1 Day Sale on Thursday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Come early for the best bargains of the month! (This sale excludes Jewelry, “Classy” Clothes ...
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JFTB dedicates 79th SSC headquarters in honor of fallen Reservist

On June 20, the 79th Sustainment Support Command held a ceremony dedicating their recently constructed headquarters building at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos in honor of Sergeant Paul Tokuzo Nakamura, an Army Reservis...
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Anaheim votes to offer economic assistance to car dealerships

In a proactive step to boost the local economy and help local businesses succeed, the Anaheim City Council approved an economic assistance program for existing or new automobile dealerships within the City of Anaheim. This anno...
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The Altar Billies bringing unique style to Cypress Festival stage

With a unique blend of country, rockabilly and psychobilly, affectionately referred to as “punktry,” the local Orange County group known as The Altar Billies takes to the main stage at 3:45 p.m. during the 2014 Cypress Comm...
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Huntington Beach woman dies after traffic incident

According to the Orange County Coroner, Huntington Beach resident Robonna De Nies, 71, was injured at the intersection of Main St. and Florida St. in Huntington Beach around 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, June 21. The victim was trans...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, June 23

Today’s local weather: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Related articles Seven-day local weather forecast, 22 June t...
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Travis Allen urges voters to call in support of beach bonfires

The following appeal is made by California Assemblyman Travis Allen: The SCAQMD remains opposed to AB 1102 and is still trying to kill the bill and take away your families experience at the beach around a beach bonfire. We need...
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New playground equipment at Rush Park in Rossmoor. Photo courtesy of Liz Deering, Rossmoor Community Services District.

Humana Foundation recognizes Anaheim as a 2014 Playful City USA

The City of Anaheim is proud to announce its recent designation as a 2014 Playful City USA, for its commitment to providing places and opportunities for children’s year-round balanced and active play. Anaheim strives to conti...
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