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Today’s weather for Wedesday, November 26

Posted  November 26, 2014  by  courtesy

Today’s local weather: Sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

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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 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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Top Ten Stories for March 31 through April 6

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Pedestrian struck, killed on Walker St. in Cypress Marketing Maven: words, bad-words, and euphemisms Just in time for Ea...
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Today’s weather forecast for Sunday, April 7

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Sunday, April 7: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in t...
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CPD Chief Gomez-Whiteley to speak at Cypress Chamber breakfast

The following information was released by the Cypress Chamber of Commerce. Cypress Police Chief Jackie Gomez-Whiteley will be the guest speaker at the Cypress Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast April 9 at the Residence In...
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Video of California State Senator Huff talking about working challenges for State Republican legislators

The following information was released by California State Senator Bob Huff (R). Senator Huff represents Cypress and points east. Senator Lou Correa (D) represents Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach and Los Alamitos Joint Force...
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Two Cypress College health science faculty set for tenure and board recognition

The following information was originally published in @Cypress, the online newsletter of Cypress College. Permission to republish was granted by Marc S. Posner. Tina Johannsen and Jane Walker are scheduled to attain tenure at t...
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Vets seeking jobs should visit the Mobile Job Store at the JFTB on Sunday, April 7

The following information was released by Hero2Hired. Orange County Breeze has listed our sales consultant opening with Hero2Hired! Where: JFTB Los Alamitos Veterans Service Center 11200 Lexington Drive Los Alamitos, CA 90720 W...
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Get in the Spring planting swing with gardening tips from Agromin

The following information was released by Agromin. Spring planting is in full swing in Southern California. Prepare and plant properly now and reap the rewards in summer, say experts at Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of ...
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Today’s weather forecast for Saturday, April 6

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Saturday, April 6: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5...
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JFTB recognizes Los Alamitos Chamber

Lt. Col. William Mayhue, Deputy Commander of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base, requested time to speak at the networking breakfast of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce, held on April 5 beginning at 7:30 a.m. When...
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Local student Kai Quinonez a focus of Shoreline Village walk against bone marrow failure diseases

The following information was released by Quinonez Group. Hope, Steps & A Cure Los Angeles, 2013 is a community walk with the largest gathering of patients and families in California with bone marrow failure diseases. These...
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OCDA Rackauckas announces settlement in Toyota unintended acceleration case

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. Throughout 2009 and 2010, the Toyota Motor Corporation issued recalls affecting nearly 6 million vehicles due to the risk of unintended acceleration...
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Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva to participate in student rally in Sacramento for Cal Grants

The following information was released by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-CAAD65). She represents California Assembly District 65, which includes the City of Cypress and points east. Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Full...
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Lexington Junior High to host free e-waste collection

The following information was released by Lexington Junior High and All Green Electronics Recycling. Technology’s blistering pace is leaving a hazardous byproduct in its wake: E-waste. On April 14, Lexington Junior High Schoo...
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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, April 5

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for Friday, April 5: A chance of drizzle before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 t...
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LAHS open house scheduled for Thursday, April 11

The following information was released by Josh Arnold, Principal of Los Alamitos High School. Los Alamitos High School’s Open House will be next Thursday, April 11, 2013, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. ...
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Edward Jones pledges $1000 to The Youth Center

The following information was released by Edward Jones. Editor’s note: The Youth Center is in Los Alamitos and serves the youth of Los Alamitos, Rossmoor and Seal Beach. As part of The Youth Center’s 2013 Community ...
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Board of Supervisors appoints Hieu Nguyen as Orange County Clerk-Recorder

The following information was released by Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson. Supervisor Shawn Nelson, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, today announced the appointment of Hieu Nguyen to the position of Orange County Cle...
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Cypress City staff members host scoping meeting on 33.5-acre development at Enterprise and Katella

On the evening of Wednesday, April 3, staff members of the City of Cypress hosted a “scoping meeting” to “inform the public of the proposed project and the City’s intent to complete an EIR.” An EIR is an environmental...
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Today’s weather forecast for Thursday, April 4

The following information is courtesy of the National Weather Service. Weather forecast for April Fool’s Day, Wednesday, April 3: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wi...
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Bank of America invites homeowners to assistance event on avoiding foreclosure

The following information was released by Bank of America. Despite some recent good news on the California housing market, the road to recovery has been slow for several years. As homeowners in the state continue to need assist...
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Buena Park man convicted of robbery and murder, co-defendant mother convicted in January

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A man was convicted today of robbing and murdering a man, whom his co-defendant mother lured from a nightclub to a motel room with the promise of se...
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JFTB takes part in Operation Patriot Hook 2013

The following information was compiled from articles at Defense Video and Image Distribution System. Patriot Hook is an Air Force Reserve Command sponsored joint DoD and Federal agency exercise that focuses on maximizing the op...
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Tax Foundation 2013 State Business Tax Climate Index

California is not the worst state in terms of business taxes

The Tax Foundation has just published its 2013 State Business Tax Climate Index. Readers of Orange County Breeze may be surprised to learn that our state is not the worst state according to the criteria used by the Tax Foundati...
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Good Shepherd to host arm-chair tour of Egypt

The following information was released by Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church. Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church is partnering with Emad Samir to offer a study course entitled An Armchair tour to Ancient Egypt. Emad is a renowned...
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