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Today’s weather for Wednesday, October 22

Posted  October 22, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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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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Camp Snoopy 30th Anniversary logo courtesy of Knott's Berry Farm.
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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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Monster made from plastic grocery bags. Photo by Surfwriter Girls.
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Booooooooo!!!

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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Betty the Beaver in a bee costume at a prior OC Zoo-tacular. Courtesy photo.
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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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Denizen of Voodoo Village at Queen Mary's Dark Harbor 2014. Photo by Steve Treretola.
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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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Esther Kenyon and Carl Stewart at Print Masters in Los Alamitos.
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Seal Beach Arts Association visits Los Alamitos

Posted  October 4, 2014  by  shelley

Esther Kenyon, the dynamo powering the new Seal Beach Community Performing Arts Association (SBCPA), visited Nesi and Carl Stewart in Los Alamitos for Print Masters’ Christmas in December — An Affair to Remember last month. The event was a fun way for Print Masters to nudge new and prospective customers to plan ahead for holiday […]

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Participants at the 2013 Cypress Halloween Carnival. Courtesy photo.
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Cypress Halloween Carnival offers fun and scares for families

Posted  October 3, 2014  by  courtesy

The Cypress Recreation and Community Services 35th Annual Halloween Carnival is scheduled for Friday, October 31, at the Cypress Community Center, 5700 Orange Avenue. The event is from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. The carnival is offered as an alternative to Trick-or-Treating and is geared as a family event. The admission for the carnival is $3.00 […]

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Dunk a fireman, step back in time, or visit a galaxy far, far away…

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  shelley

Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo (WWRE), held this year on Sunday, Oct. 26, is the biggest event open to the general public at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Event organizer Tom Lasser of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce expects tens of thousands of visitors of all ages to visit the Base for […]

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Enjoy Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at Rancho Los Cerritos

The following information was released by Rancho Los Cerritos. Rancho Los Cerritos will host an outdoor Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch on Sunday, May 12 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The brunch will be a great opportunity for...
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Grampaw Pettibone Squadron sailor of the quarter award, 11 April 2013.

Grampaw Pettibone Squadron honors sailors from Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

The following information was released by Grampaw Pettibone Squadron of the Association of Naval Aviation. Sailors of the Quarter (SOQ) are selected by their respective commands as either a Junior or Senior SOQ depending on the...
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DEA hosting drug Take-Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will host its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 27, between 10am and 2pm. The National Take-Back Initiative allows a great opportunity for people to safely...
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Earth Day, April 22

Earth Day 2013

Happy Earth Day 2012! Those Angelenos (like me) old enough to remember the original Earth Day in 1970 may also remember hot summer days when the smog was so thick that downtown Los Angeles disappeared behind a brown curtain tha...
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Seal Beach, Bogart's, Christmas 2011

Seal Beach Councilwoman Deaton invites everyone to Bogarts to chat

The following information was released by Seal Beach Councilwoman Ellery Deaton. Join Seal Beach City Councilwoman Ellery Deaton and Los Alamitos School District Board members Meg Cutuli and Karen Russell for coffee at Bogart&r...
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Long Beach Retro Row, Fourth Street and Cherry, The Feed Store

The Feed Store is cleaning up

The following information was released by Grateful Hearts. The Feed Store on Long Beach’s Retro Row is throwing a Spring Cleaning sale! Join the good folks supporting the good works of Grateful Hearts while saving 20% on all ...
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Cypress College summer schedule now online

The following information was originally published in @Cypress, the online newsletter of Cypress College. Permission to republish was granted by Marc S. Posner. The Cypress College Summer 2013 Class Schedule is now available on...
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Chris Buthe, Tom Lasser

Planning for 2013 Wings, Wheels and Rotors kicks off

The first general meeting of the organizing committee for Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo met in Building 15 at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base on Wednesday, April 17 at 3 p.m. Committee members expressed eagerness to ge...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, April 22

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Monday, April 22: Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Light so...
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Kenny Brandyberry, Valentino's Pizza, Casa Youth Shelter

Two more chances to support Casa Youth Shelter and eat great pizza!

The following information was released by Casa Youth Shelter. Lee and Alex of Valentino’s Pizza present Pizza Mondays! Every Monday in April, you can order any extra large two topping pizza for only $10 each. 100% of the ...
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Captain Tripp Hardy III, USN, commanding officer, Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.

Public invited to April Regional Military Affairs Committee meeting

The following information was released by the Regional Military Affairs Committee. The public is invited to hear this month’s speaker, Capt. Tripp Hardy. The regular meeting of the Regional Military Affairs Committee will be ...
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Dining area of Mr. B's Sports Grill, looking toward the small stage.

Precious Life vs. Youth Center — competitive karoake at Mr. B’s!

The following information was released by Precious Life Shelter and The Youth Center. For everyone, whether you can sing — or not! Mr. B’s Sports Grill will host a karaoke competition between supporters of Precious Life She...
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Seal Beach, classic car show, surfermobile

Seal Beach Chamber welcomes everyone to the 26th Annual Classic Car Show

The 26th Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show will take place on Saturday April 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seal Beach Chamber President Letter Gentlemen, Shine Your Engines! The Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce, along with the City...
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Seal Beach Police Department plans DUI checkpoint for Thursday, April 25

The following information was released by the Seal Beach Police Department. The Seal Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at an undisclosed loca...
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Save 51% at El Mahroosa Cafe | 930 S Brookhurst St., Anaheim | 714-991-9200

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Cypress College production of "Pride and Prejudice."

Cypress College presents ‘Pride and Prejudice’

The following information was originally published in @Cypress, the online newsletter of Cypress College. Permission to republish was granted by Marc S. Posner. The Theater and Dance Department of Cypress College presents Pride...
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Cypress College cuts electricity purchases in half

The following information was originally published in @Cypress, the online newsletter of Cypress College. Permission to republish was granted by Marc S. Posner. In a three-year period, Cypress College reduced its electricity co...
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National Weather Service GOES West satellite image, 2k infrared, for 21 April 2013.

Seven-day local weather forecast, 21 April 2013 through 27 April 2013

The following information was released by the National Weather Service. Forecast details Sunday: Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind be...
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April 2013 cover featuring the art of Doug Horne

Top Ten Stories for April 14 through April 20

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): LAPD arrests Huntington Beach man for sexual relations with minor Local Albertsons part of sale by Supervalu Anaheim man...
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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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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, April 21

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, April 21: Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Light sou...
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Servite history teacher to be arraigned on sex charges

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. Law enforcement seeks public’s help identifying potential additional victims and/or witnesses. (Emphasis added.) An Anaheim high school teache...
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JFTB Cobra attack helicopter

Free tour of Los Alamitos JFTB on May 16

The following information is released by the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce. The Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct its next free quarterly tour of the Jo...
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Stamp Out Hunger

Grateful Hearts needs volunteers to Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 11

The following information was released by Grateful Hearts. Join Grateful Hearts on Saturday, May 11, at the Seal Beach Post Office! The 2013 Annual Stamp out Hunger Food Drive is underway, and they need your help! If you can sp...
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Next 10 is focused on innovation and the intersection between the economy, the environment, and quality of life issues for all Californians.

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva to stage interactive workshop on California State budget

The following information was released by the office of Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-CAAD65). How would you balance the state budget? Join Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-CAAD65) and NEXT 10, an independent, nonparti...
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Indigo Rose tomato

Indigo Rose tomatoes have set

We are happy to report that the first tomatoes of 2013 have set in our home vegetable garden! We planted two varieties, Indigo Rose and Sprite. The specimens were purchased from the Fullerton College Horticultural Department la...
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