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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, March 30, 2015

Posted  March 30, 2015  by  shelley

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, March 30, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm. […]

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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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Barry Bonds files additional support for request before Ninth Circuit

On Tuesday, April 8, attorneys for Barry Bonds, the former San Francisco Giant and Golden Glove Award-winner who was convicted of obstruction of justice in the Major League Baseball steroid scandal, filed a letter citing a supp...
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Keller Williams Los Al offering sixth annual shredding event

Keller Williams Realty Los Alamitos has had great success with its annual shredding day in April. The event, which helps clear out clutter, get rid of documents and helps raise funds for KW Cares, is well received in the local ...
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California beats budget revenue estimates again in March

State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in March 2014. Revenues for the month totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...
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American Heart Association recognizes Union Bank as Top National Heart Walk Team

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the Top Nati...
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Larry Strawther’s Seal Beach history to be published later this month

Today’s famously friendly Seal Beach had a rough and rowdy past. Publication date: April 22, 2014 The wooden pier, tree-lined Main Street and ocean views, coupled with a prosperous and happy community, led Forbes magazine to ...
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Seal Beach Police and OCFA to conduct active shooter exercise at McGaugh Elementary

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, the Seal Beach Police Department (SBPD) and Orange County Fire Authority will be conducting a live training/ActiveShooter Exercise within the eastern portions of McGaugh ...
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Leisure World resident dies while hospitalized after being struck by car

On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4:20 p.m., Seal Beach Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision with injuries in Leisure World at Interlachen Road and St. Andrews Dr. After arriving, police learned that a 2...
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District mayors support Michelle Steel for Supervisor

Today Michelle Steel announced the endorsement of seven local Mayors in her campaign for the 2nd District of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The list of Mayors includes Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill, Buena Park Mayor M...
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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Wednesday, April 9

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Irvine, Harvard Ave. between Warner Ave. and Irvine Center Dr.: Started at 2:02 p.m. April 8. Edison has identified the problem and is wo...
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Coroner identifies victim of fatal accident on northbound I-5

The Orange County Coroner has identified the victim in an accident on the northbound I-5 as Francisco Gonzalez Duran, a 45-year-old resident of Los Angeles. The accident occured on the northbound I-5 south of the eastbound 91 F...
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Lake Elsinore man arrested for stabbing murder of Long Beach man

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 2000 block of Locust Ave. regarding a call of a person screaming, which resulted in the death of a male adult. When officers arrived, the...
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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, April 9

Today’s local weather forecast: Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest
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Japan X founder Yoshiki to launch tour from Segerstrom Center April 25

International rock icon Yoshiki has announced three new concert dates across Asia to his highly anticipated Yoshiki Classical tour. X Japan’s founder and leader will bring his first classical concert tour to Taipei, Taiwan, a...
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Yes, California is still in a drought

Just in case you thought that the recent handful of sprinkle-filled days made a dent in the drought: no, they didn’t. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor for California, as of April 1 not a single acre of the Golden State w...
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Mercury poisoning linked to face cream

The Orange County Health Care Agency warns against the use of face creams that appear to be homemade or imported from Mexico due to potentially high levels of mercury. One case of mercury poisoning associated with use of these ...
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Cal ISO approves power grid infrastructure upgrades for 2013-2014

On Thursday, March 21, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (Cal ISO) Board of Governors approved grid infrastructure upgrades that focus on the reliability needs in southern California in the wake of the San ...
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Mike Tauber fine art tiles displayed at John Wayne Airport

A selection of ceramic tile artworks by Laguna Beach artist Mike Tauber are on exhibit April 8 through May 8, 2014, in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal as part of John Wayne Airport’s Community Focus Space Program. TauberR...
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