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Today’s weather for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27

Posted  November 27, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Calm wind becoming east 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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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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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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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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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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“Bubba the Pig is safe.”

After an hour of public comment followed by an extended discussion of options by Seal Beach Councilwoman Ellery Deaton, Seal Beach City Attorney Quinn M. Barrow summarized the outcome of The Great Seal Beach Pig Waller in five ...
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Garden Grove kicks off holiday season with tree lighting and tamales

The following information was released by the City of Garden Grove. Get ready to experience holiday sights, sounds, and spirit at the City of Garden Grove’s 7th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2...
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Make your own holiday gifts and décor this weekend at Rancho Los Alamitos

The following information was released by Rancho Los Alamitos. Fall culinary workshop Make Your Own Holiday Decor and Gifts Just in time for the holidays, the ever-popular Chef Debbi Dubbs will return to the Rancho on Saturday,...
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Save 51% at El Mahroosa Cafe | 930 S Brookhurst St., Anaheim | 714-991-9200

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Cypress police blotter, October 31 to November 6

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. October 31, 2013 WELFARE CHECK – 11:35am – 10200 block of Pimlico Dr. - Police w...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, November 1 to November 7

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. November 1, 2013 EXTRA PATROL CHECK – 10:00am – Marion Ave. - The caller re...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 12

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 12: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
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Join Musique Sur La Mer for this season’s holiday concert!

The following information was released by Musique Sur La Mer. Celebrate this season of peace and goodwill with JOY JOY JOY – Holiday Concert featuring your Christmas & Hanukkah favorites! Starring Musique Sur La Mer Y...
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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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Los Al offers SAT prep and test strategies class

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. The City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department will be offering SAT Prep & Test Strategies class for grades 9-...
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Lance Cpl. Clifford Taylor (right), military policeman with 1st New Zealand Military Police Company, from Wellington, New Zealand, and Cpl. Israel Ponce, military policeman with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, from Long Beach, Calif., search a house for evidence during tactical site exploitation training in the initial stages of exercise Southern Katipo 2013 at Waiouru Military Camp, New Zealand, Nov. 8. SK13 strengthens military-to-military relationships and cooperation with partner nations and the New Zealand Defence Force.

Long Beach military policeman takes part in joint training exercise in New Zealand

The following photo and article by Cpl. Scott Reel were released by the Defense Video and Information Distribution Service. Lance Cpl. Clifford Taylor (right), military policeman with 1st New Zealand Military Police Company, fr...
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USC-Stanford game suddenly important

The following information was released by the University of Southern California (USC). Editor’s note: this is homecoming week at USC, a much cheerier homecoming than anyone thought possible after the disaster in Arizona and t...
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World War II veteran Edward Olivares rides down Walker St. in the 2013 La Palma Days Parade. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Thank you, vets!

Orange County Breeze wishes to sincerely thank all military veterans — retired and active duty — and their families for the services they have and are giving our country. Featured photo World War II veteran Edward Olivares ...
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Both Cypress and Los Alamitos earn a berth in 2013 CIF-SS playoffs

The Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation announced 11-man football team pairings and brackets on Sunday, Nov. 10. Both the Cypress Centurions and the Los Alamitos Griffins earned a playoff berth. Kenned...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, Nov. 11

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Veteran’s Day, Monday, Nov. 11: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest ar...
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