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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 Tuesday, November 25: high wind warning, red flag warning

Posted  November 25, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 5 mph. High wind warning Periods of strong gusty Santa Ana winds through Wednesday for the coastal slopes of the mountains and for the inland […]

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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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Woman’s Club of Cypress donates cosmetic bags to Bob Hope Hollywood USO

The following information was released by the Woman’s Club of Cypress. The Woman’s Club of Cypress recently delivered cosmetic bags to Bob Hope Hollywood USO, located at Los Angeles International Airport. Each bag contained...
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Ready, Set, Go! takes preschoolers ‘around the world’

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. The City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department is accepting registrations for their popular preschool program  ...
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11th Military Police Brigade change of command ceremony at JFTB on Saturday, June 22

The following information was released by the 11th Military Police Brigade. The 11th Military Police Brigade welcomes Orange County and the Greater Los Angeles community to witness military tradition at a change of command cere...
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Sign in booth sponsored by Orange County Breeze at 2013 St. Irenaeus Parish Fiesta.

Orange County Breeze supports St. Irenaeus Parish Fiesta

Orange County Breeze is happy to support St. Irenaeus Parish by sponsoring a booth at its annual Fiesta. The Fiesta begins this evening and runs through Sunday evening. Fiesta attractions include game and food booths, bingo, ri...
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Cypress Police Department promotes Sgt. Bruce to commander

The following information was released by Cypress Police Department. It gives me great pleasure to announce the promotion of Sergeant Tom Bruce to Police Commander effective June 21, 2013. Tom began his career with us as a poli...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, June 21

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, June 21: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to ...
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Parole denied DUI driver in death of Huntington Beach police detective

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. The Board of Parole Hearings (Board), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation denied parole for three years yesterday, June 19, 2013...
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Camp Pendleton to realize small piece of newly awarded cyber operations support contract

According to an announcement made today by the Department of Defense, Smartronix, Inc., of Hollywood, MD, was awarded a $17 million firm-fixed-price contract for cyber operations support that provides for program management, kn...
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Judge rules in favor of LAUSD regarding “lease-leaseback” construction contracts

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Unified School District. The Los Alamitos Unified School District is pleased to report that the Honorable Randell L. Wilkinson issued a ruling vindicating the District and ...
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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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Save 51% at El Mahroosa Cafe | 930 S Brookhurst St., Anaheim | 714-991-9200

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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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Super Queen Mum's Tea for Two at McKenna's | 810 Electric Ave., Seal Beach | 562-431-0200

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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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