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Today’s weather for Wednesday, March 04

Posted  March 4, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. The article above is based on information released by the National Weather Service.

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Spotlight for February 2015

Posted  January 31, 2015  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for February: 2015 — Pay it Forward! Paying debts of gratitude forward Our February […]

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February Dining, Arts and Entertainment now available!

Posted  January 29, 2015  by  shelley

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the February 2015 DARTS can be downloaded for free! We have detailed January event listings, articles, and display advertisements for local people, venues and events. We encourage you to download the February 2015 DARTS and let us know […]

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Spotlight for January 2015

Posted  January 3, 2015  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for January: 2015 — a Better Year! Improving on what we already have Our […]

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Spotlight for December 2014

Posted  November 29, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for December 2014: Christmas Wishes and Local Shopping Spots! Christmas Wishes You are invited […]

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Spotlight for November 2014

Posted  November 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 article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for November 2014: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, and shopping locally! Veteran’s Day Sunday Serenades presents […]

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Spotlight for October 2014

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for October 2014: Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo… and Halloween! Wings, Wheels, Rotors and […]

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Announcing our Jobs Board

Posted  September 19, 2014  by  shelley

Staff members here at Orange County Breeze have recently noticed two local business-related news items: Workers and employees mention that they are looking for a new job. Business owners and managers mention that they are looking to fill job openings. This is great news — the job market is finally thawing! We here at Orange […]

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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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Knott’s Supreme Scream goes pink and red for Susan G. Komen

The following information was released by Knott’s Berry Farm. This Valentine’s Day Supreme Scream, towering over 252 feet in the air, will be lit in red and glow for miles this Thursday, Feb. 13 through Friday, Feb 14. Then...
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Confusion and uncertainty reign for neighbors, remaining tenants of Cypress Village

Most of the suites at Cypress Village stand empty. Their former tenants left before a planned renovation of the shopping center on Valley View St. south of Orange Ave. in Cypress. Lily Garden Restaurant moved to Orange, and wil...
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Long Beach celebrates opening of seventh dog park

Long Beach marked the opening of its seventh dog park with short speeches followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 6. The new park is located just inside El Dorado Regional Park and features separate fenced areas...
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Garden Grove man convicted of Stanton double murder

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. On Tuesday, Feb. 11, a man was convicted of the double-murder of a Stanton sales associate and his longtime secretary. Hilbert Pineil Thomas, 42, Ga...
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Huntington Villas Apartments changes owners

The following information was released by The Bascom Group. The Bascom Group, LLC has acquired Huntington Villas Apartments, a 114-unit apartment community located at 16171 Springdale Street in Huntington Beach, California for ...
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Cypress-based Nitto Tire takes first place in rugged off-road race

The following information was released by Nitto Tires. Nitto Tire, a leading manufacturer of off-road and street performance tires, celebrated its second year as presenting sponsor of the Griffin King of the Hammers off-road ra...
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California drought: Cal OES update

The following information was released by the California Office of Emergency Services. Freshly fallen snow from late-arriving storms brightened the scenery but did not end California’s drought. The winter’s second snow surv...
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Looking Back at memorable Winter Olympics moments: Jamaica’s bobsledders

The Olympic torch is lit in Sochi, Russia, marking the official start of the 2014 winter games. When it comes to the bobsled event, many people remember the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Every competiti...
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Congressman Lowenthall announces 47th District service academy nominations

The following information was released by the office of Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47). Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today announced he has nominated 23 students from the 47th Congressional District for appointments ...
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The Saywitz Company negotiates lease extension in Cypress for DRS Sensors and Targeting Systems

The following information was released by The Saywitch Company. This transaction is one of the largest in the Cypress submarket for 2013. The Saywitz Company recently negotiated a $14 million lease extension on behalf of DRS Se...
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A little coaching for Valentine’s Day

The following article was submitted by Sandra Rodriguez, Life Repurposed Coach. Questions? She can be reached at repurposeyourlife@yahoo.com. Are you ready for it? Have you bought the card, ordered the flowers, made the restaur...
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Race on the Base: A great big welcome from the City of Los Alamitos

The following information was released by the City of Los Alamitos. City of Los Alamitos Welcomes 2014 with Race on the Base As we welcome 2014, the City of Los Alamitos invites you to start the year right by participating in t...
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Arvella Schuller, wife of pastor of Crystal Cathedral, dies at age 84

The online site for Crystal Cathedral Ministries announced the passing of Arvella Schuller: Robert A. Schuller, the son of Robert H. and Arvella Schuller, announced this morning that his mother Arvella passed away this morning ...
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Mountain lion sightings reported at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

The following information was released by the County of Orange. Recent mountain lion sightings at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park have prompted OC Parks to step up trail monitoring and post notification signs alerting park patron...
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Long Beach man shot and killed Monday afternoon

The following information was released by the Long Beach Police Department. On Monday, February 10, 2014, at approximately 1:50 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the area of Artesia Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue regarding shot...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, Feb. 12

Weather forecast for Wednesday, Feb. 12: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind.
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Los Alamitos police blotter, January 31 to February 6

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. January 31, 2014 KEEP THE PEACE – 10:30am – Green Ave. - The caller was a...
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Cypress police blotter, January 29 to February 5

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. January 29, 2014 BURGLARY – 12:20pm – 9000 block of Valley View St. - The call...
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Sherman Oaks man accused of stealing Orange County charter school funds

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A former board member for a charter school district has been charged with stealing $750,000 in the largest charter school theft in California histor...
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Seal Beach Police Department encourages residents to take precautions to prevent residential burglaries

The following information was released by Seal Beach Police Department. Since the beginning of 2014, there have been six residential burglaries that have been reported in both The Hill and Old Town areas. In response, the City ...
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