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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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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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Lauri and Allen McClean honored for lifetime achievement by Cypress Chamber

The Cypress Chamber of Commerce recognized Lauri and Allen McClean of Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing with a lifetime achievement award at the Chamber’s annual awards and installation banquet on Thursday, June 20. Orange Co...
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Today’s weather forecast for Thursday, June 20

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Thursday, June 20: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 79. Light and...
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Sacramento man and women charged with trafficking and pimping underage girl in Anaheim

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A man and two women have been charged with the human trafficking and pimping of a 16-year-old girl in Orange County. Keon Nunnelly, 29, Sharon Vanes...
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Local professional surfers, Hans Hagen from Laguna Beach, Calif., and Brad Ettinger from Huntington Beach, Calif., spent time getting to know patients in the playroom at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach.

Mauli Ola Foundation brings surf’s up fun to Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach

The following information was released by Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach. The Mauli Ola Foundation brought professional surfers Brad Ettinger, Hans Hagen, Eli Olson, Koa Rothman and Mixed Martial Arts fighter Brian ...
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Speaking series at Rancho Los Alamitos

The following information was released by Rancho Los Alamitos. Please join us at the extraordinary historic site, Rancho Los Alamitos, for the first of this year’s three-part series linking the story of The Rancho to the Los ...
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Fugitive gang member arraigned for 1999 Westminster murder

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A fugitive gang member arrested in Virginia will be arraigned today for the 1999 murder of a fellow gang member in a drive-by shoot-out with rivals....
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, June 19

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Wednesday, June 19: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 79. Southeas...
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Cypress police blotter, June 5 to June 12

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. June 5, 2013 DISTURBANCE (Family) – 3:09am – 6500 block of Manzanita Ci. - A fem...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, June 7 to June 12

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. June 7, 2013 SMOKE INVESTIGATION – 1:35pm – Corporate Dr. - Smoke was comin...
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Los Alamitos Council denies requested rate increase to Consolidated Disposal

At the regular meeting of the Los Alamitos City Council on Monday, June 17, Mayor Pro-Tem Gerri Graham-Mejia pulled Item 8D from the consent calendar to allow discussion. The consent calendar, by design, contains routine items ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday, June 18

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Tuesday, June 18: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Light and varia...
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Circle the dates: Dine-out Wednesday to support Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library

The following information was released by Friends of the Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Library. Take a break from the kitchen this summer — support the Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library! Every Wednesday, beginning June 26, enjoy your lun...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, June 17

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Monday, June 17: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 t...
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Kids get to meet Snoopy at the Cypress Community Festival

The following information was released by the Cypress Community Festival Association. Kids (and their parents) who remember Snoopy visiting the Cypress Festival last year can eagerly look forward to 2013’s Festival — th...
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St. Irenaeus Parish Fiesta blasts off on “Missions to Space” this Friday through Sunday

St. Irenaeus Parish’s annual Fiesta will open on Friday, June 21, at noon and continue through the day and evening until midnight. The Fiesta will continue on Saturday and Sunday, closing with a much anticipated drawing for a...
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Top Ten Stories for June 9 through June 15

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Teen driver convicted for killing Steven and Douglas Uselton sentenced Los Alamitos woman victimized by home-invasion ro...
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RCSD Board Member Rips resigns, appointed replacement to be sought

The following information was released by the Rossmoor Community Services District (RCSD). The Board voted to replace Mr. Rips by appointment. Rossmoor Community Services District Board Member Jeffrey T. Rips has informed the B...
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 16 June 2013 through 22 June 2013

The following information was released by the National Weather Service. Forecast details Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afte...
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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, June 16

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, June 16: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph...
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Join Precious Life Shelter for food and wine at Shoreline Yacht Club

The following information was released by Precious Life Shelter. You are invited to join other friends and supporters of Precious Life Shelter for a food and wine tasting on Sunday, July 14, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Shorelin...
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Registrar of Voters to check accuracy of system prior to Cypress special municipal election

The following information was released by the Orange County Registrar of Voters. Accuracy testing of Orange County’s voting system will take place Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. for the June 25, 2013 City of Cypress Specia...
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Assemblyman Allen seeks to honor Vietnamese-American community

The following information was released by the office of Assembly Travis Allen (R-CAAD72). Assemblyman Travis Allen’s (R-Huntington Beach) Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 64, which recognizes the 25th Anniversary of Littl...
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Contractor for Anaheim transportation center to host local-hire outreach

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. On Monday, June 17, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) contractor,...
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Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated President Margene Walz joined dozens of members and guests at the Orange County Republican Women Federated June meeting to fill packages for our men and women serving in Afghanistan. "The snacks and treats from home let our soldiers know that we appreciate what they are doing," said Walz. "We held this event on D-Day to honor those who have served our country as well as those currently serving." The club serves residents of Rossmoor, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Cypress and Leisure World.

RLA RWF president helps fill packages for service members

The following information was released by Rossmoor – Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated (RLA RWF). Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated President Margene Walz joined dozens of members and guests at the Or...
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