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Today’s weather for Labor Day, Monday, September 1: rip currents

Posted  September 1, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Strong rip currents through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 A long-period southwest swell will bring strong rip and long-shore currents to […]

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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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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, July 31

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Beach hazard warning: A long-period south swell of 3 to 4 feet will bring high surf to south and southwest facing beaches through Wednesday afternoon from O...
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Cypress police blotter, July 19 to July 24

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. July 19, 2013 ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY – 1:21am – 6300 block of Gateway Dr. - ...
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Simi Valley man arraigned for vandalism in Huntington Beach riot after surf contest

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. Chase Scott Christman, 19, Simi Valley is accused of participating in the Huntington Beach downtown disturbance on Main Street that occurred July 28...
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Seal Beach Edward Jones office administrator honored for client service excellence

The following information was released by Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P. Senior Branch Office Administrator Brandis Rudluff has been honored for her client service excellence. Rudluff works at the branch office of Sean Payne, ...
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City of Anaheim responds to lift of stay in the case of Moreno v. City of Anaheim

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. Today in the case Moreno v. City of Anaheim, Judge Franz Miller of the Orange County Superior Court held a status conference at which time he lifted the stay he pre...
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Teen male charged with human trafficking and pandering of two teenage girls

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A pimp has been charged with human trafficking and pandering two minors and attempting to pimp a third teenage girl. Curtis Maurice Canady, 19, was ...
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Anaheim man to be arraigned for pimping and pandering

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A man will be arraigned tomorrow for pimping and pandering a teenage woman after posting an advertisement on a website known for prostitution. Davio...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday, July 30

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Hazardous beach conditions A long-period south-southwest swell will reach the coast Monday night and build Tuesday through Thursday. This will generate abov...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, July 19 to July 26

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. July 19, 2013 FOUND PROPERTY – 11:24am – Chestnut St. - Bottles of milk, wa...
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Anaheim Charter Review Committee meets at City Hall on July 18

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. The City of Anaheim Charter Review Committee, held their first meeting on July 18 at Anaheim City Hall to begin the process of conducting a comprehensive review of ...
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Republican Women to host new-member welcome party

The following information was released by the Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated. New and potential members of the Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated club will enjoy an afternoon event in Seal Beach that cele...
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Southbound I-405 / eastbound SR-22 connector reopens

The following information was released by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). After working around the clock for 55 hours, crews have successfully completed a major traffic switch to open the new southbound I-405 / e...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, July 29

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Monday, July 29: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in t...
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August special topics and screenings at Cypress Senior Center

The following information was released by the City of Cypress. The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center, which is located at 9031 Grindlay Street, just south of Lincoln Avenue and about a mile west of...
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Half-day deep sea fishing trip | Pierpoint Landing | 200 Aquarium Way in Long Beach

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Barrelhouse Band entertains at St. Isidore Historical Plaza

The following information was released by St. Isidore Historical Plaza. The Plaza is still hosting different band groups for some summer fun. These bands donate their time and expertise every Thursday night and the St. Isidore ...
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 28 July 2013 through 3 August 2013

The following information was released by the National Weather Service. Forecast details Sunday: A chance of drizzle before 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high...
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Top Ten Stories for July 21 through July 27

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Marketing Maven: Paula Deen’s star can rise again Anaheim Council approves Marcie Edwards as new city manager Warn...
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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, July 28

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, July 28: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in t...
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Field physical training for 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

The following information was released by the Defense Video and Information Distribution System. First Sergeant Arturo Blanco, company first sergeant for Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marin...
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Westminster Mall names new general manager

The following information was released by Westminster Mall. With a diverse background in the retail and tourism space including experience ranging from budgeting, leasing and sales, Kevin Caulson joins Simon Property Group’s ...
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Bellflower man convicted in Los Alamitos road rage incident

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A man was convicted Thursday of assaulting a victim following a road rage pursuit. Robert Allen Barnhart, 54, Bellflower, was found guilty by a jury...
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Utility bill scams target SCE customers

The following information was released by the City of La Palma. Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a telephone scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills. Imp...
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33rd Annual Cypress Festival a picture-perfect success

The weatherman came through with a picture-perfect Festival Day — just warm enough, with a light and variable breeze. Vendors were all set up by 8:50 a.m. The opening ceremony started Christina Jones singing the Star-Spangled...
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