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Today’s weather for All Saints Day, Saturday, November 1

Posted  November 1, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Showers, mainly before 11am. High near 68. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Overnight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Sign up for next quarterly tour of the Joint Forces Training Base

Posted  October 31, 2014  by  courtesy

The Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct a tour of the Joint Force Training Base (JFTB) and Los Alamitos Army Airfield in Los Alamitos on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. You must RVSP before with the Chamber of Commerce by calling 562-598-6659. Reservations are required and there […]

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November Dining, Arts and Entertainment listing available now!

Posted  October 30, 2014  by  shelley

Our popular monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment (DARTS) listing is available as a downloadable pdf document. Now the November 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 November 2014 […]

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Family-run Halloween maze raises money for homeless

Posted  October 27, 2014  by  shelley

With only two mazes, Fear Station in Stanton is about the same size as Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos. Both events support worthy causes — Fear Station raises money for Illumination Foundation, while Shocktoberfest supports The Youth Center and St. Isidore Historical Plaza. But in one way, Fear Station is even tinier — it’s run by […]

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LBPD offers Halloween safety tips, warns of pot-laced candy

Posted  October 25, 2014  by  courtesy

The Long Beach Police Department would like to warn parents about marijuana laced candy, and encourage the community to practice safety tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween. Can you identify which candies pictured in this photo are laced with marijuana? Surprisingly, all of them! These candies were found at various Long Beach marijuana […]

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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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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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Cypress seeks nominations for volunteer service and arts awards

The following information was released by the City of Cypress. The Cypress Recreation and Community Services Commission is still accepting nominations for its Annual Volunteer Service Award, Youth Volunteer Award, and Outstandi...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, February 20

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Wednesday, February 20: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, wit...
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Youth Center offers monthly Kids Night Out on fourth Friday

The following information was released by The Youth Center in Los Alamitos. Once a month, the Youth Center offers kids and families an exciting, fun, entertaining, and affordable Friday night event to take advantage of. From 6 ...
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OC Supervisor Spitzer responds to shootings in Tustin, Orange and Villa Park

The following statement was issued by the office of Orange County Third District Supervisor Todd Spitzer. Supervisor Todd Spitzer gave the following statement following the tragic shootings in Orange County this morning. Spitze...
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Cypress police blotter, February 7 to February 13

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. February 7, 2013 EXTRA PATROL CHECK – 10:04pm – Undisclosed location - Per the c...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, February 11 to February 14

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. February 11, 2013 PATROL CHECK – 1:05pm – 4500 block of Farquhar Ave. - 4-5...
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Seal Beach police blotter, February 4 to February 10

The items shown below are culled from the logs of the Seal Beach Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. February 4, 2013 COUNTERFEIT CHECK – 9:52am – Alderwood Ln. - The caller purc...
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LAHS participates in nation’s first “Common Core Aquarium”

he following information was released by Los Alamitos Unified School District. Bigger than a “fishbowl,” 200 Los Al teachers, students, counselors, and administrators took part in an aquarium-style lesson study of the instr...
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LAMC describes early signs of a heart attack

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Medical Center (LAMC). There are many different kinds of warning signs posted along streets, roads and highways. No passing zone, railroad crossing, merging traffic, divide...
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Two Council meetings in Los Alamitos today

Because of the federal holiday yesterday, Los Alamitos Council meetings that would normally have taken place last night will instead take place tonight. According to agendas posted on the City’s website, there will be two Cou...
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RHA paper drive this Saturday, Feb. 23

The following information was released by Rossmoor Homeowners Association. Washington and Lincoln gave you a day off earlier this month. Now do the presidential thing and bring your recyclable paper, newspapers and mixed paper ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Tuesday, February 19

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Tuesday, February 19: Rain before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then rain and possibly a thunder...
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Health care snags your tax planning

The following information was provided by H&R Block. Heard anything about health care ceform lately? Questions surrounding the Affordable Care Act are everywhere. Consumers have questions about healthcare reform – what is...
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Los Alamitos Youth Center holds highly successful first annual youth awards event

On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Los Alamitos Youth Center staged a highly successful and well attended first annual youth awards event, A Night Among the Stars. A red carpet donated by Precious Life Shelter led inside the Youth Center...
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Save 51% at El Mahroosa Cafe | 930 S Brookhurst St., Anaheim | 714-991-9200

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Save the date for Rossmoor Woman’s Club annual garden tour

The following information was released by Rossmoor Woman’s Club. Rossmoor Woman’s Club will present its Eighth Annual Outdoor Living and Garden Tour on Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Self-guided, the tour visits six...
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Stephanie Chase to perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with LBSO

The following information was released by ArtsPR. Audiences can experience one of the most important works in the violin repertoire when distinguished violinist Stephanie Chase joins Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke and the Long...
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Seal Beach Police to conduct DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Feb. 22

The following information was released by Seal Beach Police Department. Seal Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at an undisclosed location withi...
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Today’s weather forecast for Monday, February 18 – President’s Day

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Monday, February 18 – President’s Day: A chance of drizzle before 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gra...
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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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Marketing Maven: Ship happens

Businesses large and small have marketing campaigns that highlight how they strive to satisfy their customers with outstanding products and/or services. Yet, even an award-winning marketing campaign can become an albatross when...
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 17 February 2013 through 23 February 2013

The following information was released by the National Weather Service. Forecast details Sunday: Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoo...
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Los Alamitos High School Griffins girls soccer vs. Chaminade Eagles on 14 February 2013.

Video of LAHS Griffins girls soccer vs. Chaminade Eagles, 14 February 2013

CSMP/Los Al TV coverage of the Los Alamitos-Chaminade girls CIF soccer game on Feb. 14, 2013. According to MaxPreps, the Griffins soccer team lost Thursday’s home non-conference game against Chaminade by a score of 3-2. ...
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Top Ten Stories for February 10 through February 16

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Your 2013 California marginal tax rate Room with a view: Eye-roll, please – part 2 Room with a view: Eye-roll, ple...
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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, February 17

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, February 17: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the af...
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OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen to run for State Senate in 34th District

Editor’s note: the 34th District includes Los Alamitos, Rossmoor and Seal Beach but not Cypress, which is in the 29th District currently represented by Bob Huff (R). The following information was released by Janet Nguyen ...
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