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Today’s weather for Saturday, November 22

Posted  November 22, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

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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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OCSD honors veterans

Posted  November 11, 2014  by  courtesy

Each Nov. 11 we pause to honor the veterans of our armed forces. At Bunker Hill and Gettysburg, at Normandy and Iwo Jima, at Inchon and the Gulf of Tonkin, at Tora Bora and Bagdad, and on countless other battlefields, ordinary Americans were willing to sacrifice their lives so that our liberty may endure. To […]

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Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. talks during the passage of command ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2014. Dunford took command from Gen. James F. Amos as the 36th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren L. Whitney/Released)
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Commandant on the USMC’s 239th birthday

Posted  November 10, 2014  by  courtesy

In his birthday greeting 70 years ago, General Alexander Bandegrift, our 18th Commandant, noted that, “A birthday is a fitting time to peer backward — and forward.” That year, Marines reflected on an extraordinary year in combat during their amphibious drive across the Pacific. Despite the challenges and the horrific conditions, Marines prevailed at Guam, […]

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Mystery writer Hank Phillippi Ryan to visit Orange County

The following information was released in conjunction with the author’s national book tour in support of her most recent mystery novel, The Other Woman. Boston investigative reporter and National Sisters in Crime president Ha...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, June 14

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, June 14: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light southeast wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph...
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Video of Rossmoor Community Services board meeting on June 11

CSMP TV provides a video of the Rossmoor Community Services Board meeting on June 11: John Herron, AYSO Soccer 50th anniversary Public forum Consent calendar Resolutions Fiscal Year 2013-2014 preliminary budget Policy on retent...
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Don’t let investments take a vacation

At long last, summer is almost here — which may mean it’s time to put together your traveling plans. Still, while you and your family may enjoy going a summertime trip, there’s one part of your life that should not go on ...
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Meet the editor at Crema Cafe — after-action report

This morning’s “Meet the Editor” was a pleasant and low-key chat seated on the patio at Crema Cafe in Old Town Seal Beach. I went all the way to the beach to munch on a bowl of fresh fruit and yogurt while discussing land...
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Celebrate International Surfing Day on Thursday, June 20

The following information was released by Surfrider Foundation Huntington Beach/Seal Beach Chapter. Grab your surfboard and join the Surfrider Foundation Huntington/Seal Beach Chapter and Newport Beach Chapter in celebrating In...
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Former Santa Ana teacher suspected of child molestation

The following information was released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. On Tuesday, June 11 at approximately 11:00 a.m., members of the Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force (OCCETF) arrested Robert Ornela...
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Anaheim continues consideration of charter amendment

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. The Anaheim City Council at last night’s City Council meeting held a public hearing on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee’s (CAC) final report and the issues of...
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Kids can have summer fun at Edutainment Art Camps!

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. Edutainment Arts Camps are back at the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department…and more fun than ever!   RE...
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OCDA to oppose parole of Robert Edward Whalley for 1981 double murder

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas is opposing the parole of a man convicted of murdering his 15-year-old girlfriend and 19-year...
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Today’s weather forecast for Thursday, June 13

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Thursday, June 13: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5...
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A Great Place to Live… In Spite of Itself, 12 June 2013

A Great Place to shop [UPDATED]

Editor’s note: this article has been updated with links into the video for the individual segments of the show. Larry Strawther’s local show, It’s a Great Place to Live — In Spite of Itself, has posted a new episode...
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Fun summer Edutainment Arts Camps are back at Los Al!

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. Edutainment Arts Camps are back at the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department…and more fun than ever!   RE...
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Delectable summer reading program to be served up at Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library

The following information was released by Friends of the Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library. Readers of all ages are invited to feast on great books at the Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library and join the “Reading is so Delicious” Sum...
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Save 51% at El Mahroosa Cafe | 930 S Brookhurst St., Anaheim | 714-991-9200

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Editor’s meet and greet this Thursday

Want to bend my ear? I will be at Crema Cafe this Thursday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., wearing my Official Orange County Breeze billed cap, with a map of our coverage area displayed on the table. Come tell me what you se...
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West Orange County Connectors Project construction highlights through Saturday, June 14

The following information was released by Orange County Transportation Authority. Construction activity is ongoing along the northbound I-405 off-ramp and southbound I-405 on-ramp at Seal Beach Boulevard. This activity is in pr...
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Police seek help in identifying La Palma home invasion suspects

The following information was released by the La Palma Police Department. The La Palma Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in a home invasion robbery that occurred on Sunday, Ju...
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DataQuick confirms stories of increase in home sales

In just my small tract of homes north of Sorrento in Cypress, almost ten houses have come on the market since the beginning of the year — and all have sold pretty darned quick. Even the one on the corner, at the entrance to t...
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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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Come talk with Seal Beach Councilwoman Ellery Deaton on Saturday, June 15

The following information was released by Seal Beach Councilwoman Ellery Deaton. Next Saturday, June 15th, I will be at Javatini’s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to meet with you. I’m hoping that by being there on Saturday ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, June 12

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Wednesday, June 12: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. More about Ora...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, May 31 to June 6

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. May 31, 2013 COUNSELING – 9:33am – Paseo Bonita - A subject called and caus...
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Cypress police blotter, May 30 to June 4

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. May 30, 2013 COUNSELING – 3:03pm – 10500 block of Camden Dr. - The caller advise...
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Los Alamitos School District

LAUSD Campus Safety Notice 3: Active Shooter – Part 1

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Unified School District Safety Consultant Don Farrell. Run, Lockdown, Escape, Act The Los Alamitos Unified School District is committed to being the safest in the country. ...
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Cypress City Council recognizes Dr. Ben Carpenter, outgoing principal of Cypress High School. Shown left to right: Councilwoman Mariellen Yarc; Mayor Pro Tem Leroy Mills; Mayor Prakash Narain; Dr Carpenter; Councilman Rob Johnson; and Councilman Doug Bailey. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Cypress City Council recognizes outgoing CHS principal

During the regular council meeting on June 10, the Cypress City Council recognized Dr. Ben Carpenter for nine years of hard work and service as the principal of Cypress High School (CHS). Dr. Carpenter will be leaving Cypress H...
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