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Today’s weather for Saturday, January 31

Posted  January 31, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s local weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight. The article above is based on information released by the National Weather Service.

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February Dining, Arts and Entertainment now available!

Posted  January 29, 2015  by  shelley

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the February 2015 DARTS can be downloaded for free! We have detailed January event listings, articles, and display advertisements for local people, venues and events. We encourage you to download the February 2015 DARTS and let us know […]

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Spotlight for January 2015

Posted  January 3, 2015  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for January: 2015 — a Better Year! Improving on what we already have Our […]

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Spotlight for December 2014

Posted  November 29, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for December 2014: Christmas Wishes and Local Shopping Spots! Christmas Wishes You are invited […]

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Spotlight for November 2014

Posted  November 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 article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for November 2014: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, and shopping locally! Veteran’s Day Sunday Serenades presents […]

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Spotlight for October 2014

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for October 2014: Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo… and Halloween! Wings, Wheels, Rotors and […]

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Announcing our Jobs Board

Posted  September 19, 2014  by  shelley

Staff members here at Orange County Breeze have recently noticed two local business-related news items: Workers and employees mention that they are looking for a new job. Business owners and managers mention that they are looking to fill job openings. This is great news — the job market is finally thawing! We here at Orange […]

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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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U.S. Army Reserve celebrates 106th birthday

Across the nation, the United States Army Reserve celebrated its 106th birthday. At the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base, Colonel Roy Jewell commended those citizen-soldiers, people who are not separate from the communit...
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State Senator Huff to host Education Summit at Cypress College

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) will host an Education Summit on Thursday, May 1st at the Cypress College Campus. The Summit, which will feature a number of dynamic speakers, will focus on a new and exciting a...
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LBPD teams with Memorial for National Drug Take-Back Day

The Long Beach Police Department will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other la...
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Man found dead outside Westminster house being fumigated

According to the Orange County Coroner, a man was found dead on the patio of a home in the 14000 block of Monroe Ln. in Westminster at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The building was being fumigated at the time. The Coroner ha...
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Corporate-sponsored National Merit scholarships announced

Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 1,000 distinguished high school seniors have won corpora...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday in the Octave of Easter, April 23

Today’s local weather forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
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Tournament of Roses President Richard Chinen and his wife Kim are honored with a poster signed by all the members of the Cypress High School Marching Band, here represented by their drum majors: junior Trilina Mai and seniors Julia Martyn and Nathan Sacamay, accompanied by Band Director James Quirion. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Tournament of Roses presents official invitation to Cypress HS Marching Band

Richard Chinen, President and Chairman of the Board of the Tournament of Roses, presented the Rose Parade flag to the Cypress High School Marching Band as an official invitation to march in the 2015 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Thi...
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Cypress Police blotter, April 10 to April 16

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. April 10, 2014 Suspicious Property – 9:51 a.m. – 6600 block of Cerritos Ave. -...
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Los Alamitos Police blotter, April 11 to April 16

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. April 11, 2014 Disturbance (Family) – 1:28 a.m. – Oak St. - The caller...
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Capacitar Facilitator Ree Taylor who will be presenting a free Capacitar Wellness Training Workshop at St. Irenaeus Education Building on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Taylor is a St. Irenaeus parishioner and Cypress resident. Courtesy photo.

Ree Taylor to present body, mind and spirit wellness workshop

St. Irenaeus Health Ministry is presenting a Wellness Training Workshop “Linking Body, Mind and Spirit with Capacitar” on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., in the Education Building at St. Irenaeus Churc...
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Garden Grove FD in trial launch of mobile app to save heart attack victims

The Garden Grove Fire Department, as one of eight Orange County fire agencies that comprise the Metro Cities Fire Authority, is participating in the trial launch of Pulsepoint, a mobile application intended to save victims of s...
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Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins national Defense Environmental Award

The Department of Defense today announced the selection of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station as the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winner in the category of Sustainability, Industrial Installation. This award ...
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Los Alamitos Army Airfield to take center stage in Operation Patriot Hook 2014

Los Alamitos Army Airfield will bustle with activity from April 23 through 28. Residents of the communities surround the Joint Forces Training Base familiar witht he sight and sound of California Army National Guard helicopters...
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Los Alamitos offer beginners’ workshop for social networking

Is it time to finally learn all you’ve been hoping to learn about social networking online? If so, register now for this 1-day workshop for adults ages 18 years and older offered by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Com...
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LARC nails deal to move September thoroughbred dates to Orange County

Steve Anderson at The Daily Racing Form reports that Los Alamitos Race Course has nailed a deal to move September thoroughbred racing dates from the Pomona Fairplex to Orange County: The California Horse Racing Board’s 2014 s...
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Narcotics suspect dies after arrest by Long Beach Police

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, Long Beach Police contacted 43-year-old Rolando Sanchez of Long Beach, and a female subject, in the area of 25th Street and Baltic Avenue, for suspicion of narcotics activity. During the course of t...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Tuesday, April 22

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Garden Grove, MacMurray St. near MacAlpine Rd.: Started at 1:50 p.m. April 21. The cause was  a traffic accident that took down lines an...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday in the Octave of Easter, April 22

Today’s local weather forecast: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Shops at Rossmoor hosting Musique Sur La Mer 2014 Concert Series

Join The Shops at Rossmoor and Musique Sur La Mer for the Youth Orchestras Concert Series 2014! These delightfully upbeat concerts are brought to you by the generous donations made by the Shops at Rossmoor, a Maestro’s Ci...
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