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Today’s weather for Thursday, October 23

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 85. 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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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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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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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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Ease chronic pain with the MELT Method at Cypress Senior Center

The following information was released by Cypress Recreation and Community Services. Experience the MELT Method at the Cypress Senior Center! Do you have body aches and pains, neck and low back pain, tension arthritis, carpal t...
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Veterans Service Center, Building 244, on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.

Blood drive at JFTB on Feb. 6

The Veterans Service Center, Building 244, just inside the front gate of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base will host a Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to participate. ...
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Sharon Quirk-Silva, Assembly District 65

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva seeks artwork for display

Newly-elected California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-AD65) would like to decorate the walls of her office in Sacramento, and her District office here in Southern California. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva would also li...
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Mortgage Debt Relief Act extended through 2013

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 has been extended for another year meaning that it will continue one more year through 2013. This act was set to expire on December 31, 2012, and lately Congress reached a settle...
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Los Alamitos High School Griffins girls socceer vs. Fountain Valley High School Barrons, 1 February 2013.

Video of LAHS Griffins girls soccer vs. Fountain Valley Barons, 1 February 2013

CSMP/Los Al TV coverage of the Los Alamitos-Huntington Beach Sunset league soccer game on February 1, 2013. Thanks, CSMP TV! More about Orange County Breeze Did you know that we have a monthly print edition? We do! We also have...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, February 4

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Monday, February 4: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in ...
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Top Ten Stories for January 27 through February 2

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Your 2013 California marginal tax rate New OCTA chairman announces 2013 goals Marketing Maven: You can do it with the ri...
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 3 February 2013 through 9 February 2013

The following information was released by the National Weather Service. Forecast details Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Patchy fog after...
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Cristina Talley, city attorney, Anaheim

Anaheim accepts resignation of city attorney

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. On Thursday, Jan. 31, the City Attorney for the City of Anaheim, Cristina Talley, tendered her resignation from the Office of the City Attorney, effective April 30,...
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Fashionable woman from the Roaring 20s.

Gadzooks! It’s The Great Gatsby at Los Al High

The following information was released by Anaheim Union High School District. One of the most beloved novels in American history, The Great Gatsby, is coming to the stage of Los Alamitos High School! The three performances are ...
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OC Registrar of Voters releases results of November election surveys on customer service

The following information was released by the Orange County Registrar of Voters. The Registrar of Voters released results on Friday, Feb. 1, of nine customer service surveys taken during the November Presidential General Electi...
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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, February 3

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, February 3: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. More about Oran...
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Four Chaplains Memorial to be held at JFTB on Sunday, Feb. 3

In 1988, Feb. 3 was established by a unanimous act of Congress as an annual “Four Chaplains Day.” On Sunday, Feb. 3, at 9:30 a.m. there will be a Four Chaplains Interfaith Memorial Service at JFTB Los Alamitos. Part...
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Video of LAHS Griffins boys basketball vs. Edison HS Chargers, 30 January 2013

CSMP/Los Al TV coverage of the Los Alamitos-Huntington Beach Sunset league basketball game on January 30, 2013. Thanks, CSMP TV! More about Orange County Breeze Did you know that we have a monthly print edition? We do! We also ...
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Jabbar appointed to AUHSD Board of Trustees

The following information was released by Anaheim Union High School District. Mr. Al Jabbar was officially sworn in Friday as an appointee to the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees, filling the seat left vacan...
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Saturday, Feb. 2: Groundhog Day

The weather in Punxsatawney, Pennsylvania, is cold and cloudy, 11°F with a wind from the southwest at 9 mph adding to the chill. Today’s celebrity, Punxsatawney Phil, may have found it hard to climb from a warm burrow in sea...
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Today: e-waste recycling at The Shops at Rossmoor

The Shops at Rossmoor is sponsoring an e-waste recycling event today, Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drop off old, broken or unwanted items at the e-waste recycling truck near Kohl’s. Acceptable items: TVs, monitors,...
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Today’s weather forecast for Saturday, February 2

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Saturday, February 2: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind. More about Orange County Breeze ...
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West Orange County Connectors Project nighttime closures for Friday, Feb. 1, through Sunday, Feb. 3

The following information was released by Orange County Transportation Authority. There are no closures scheduled Saturday night, Feb. 2 or Sunday night, Feb. 3. Moving forward, closures on the WCC project will primarily take p...
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The February print edition of Orange County Breeze is here!

Our February print edition has rolled off the presses and is now in the hands of our distributor! This issue is stuffed full of holiday happenings — but you’ll also find 2013 Race on the Base; Valentine’s Day; Wedding...
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American Heart Month brings news on the number one health threat to women

The following article was submitted by Dr. Steven T. Forman, Managing Partner at Los Alamitos Cardiovascular. As a nationwide push to raise heart disease awareness, February is American Heart Month and it is sponsored annually ...
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CPD closes Global Dr. due to ruptured natural gas pipe

The following information was released by Cypress Police Department. At 10:09 a.m., a construction crew ruptured a natural gas pipe in the parking lot of 6431 Global Dr.. As a result, Global is now closed between Business Cente...
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Los Alamitos High School Griffins vs. Newport Harbort, 29 January 2013

Video of LAHS Griffins Wrestling vs Newport Harbor – 28 January 2013

CSMP/Los Al TV coverage of the Los Alamitos-Newport Harbor wrestling match on Jan. 28, 2013. Thanks, CSMP TV! More about Orange County Breeze Did you know that we have a monthly print edition? We do! We also have digital versio...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, February 1

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, February 1: Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.. More about Orange County B...
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