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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, March 28, 2015

Posted  March 28, 2015  by  Katie

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County, California, along the Los Angeles County border: Sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph. The article above is […]

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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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March Coffee with a Cop brewing for Wednesday, March 25, in Huntington Beach

The Huntington Beach Police Department invites residents to the Department’s next Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Tomgirl Baking Company, 9048 Adams Ave. in Huntington Beach. Stop by t...
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Today’s weather for Monday, March 23, 2015

Today’s local weather: A chance of drizzle before 11am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 m...
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Garden Grove invites seniors to celebrate Spring

Spring is upon us! Garden Grove seniors are invited to the fun-filled Spring Celebration that includes refreshments, dancing, and a special visit by the Easter Bunny. The event will take place at the H. Louis Lake Senior Center...
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Field trip launches Luther Elementary GATE students out of this world

GATE* students at Steve Luther Elementary have been working on group research projects over the last few months dealing with the solar system. They have researched: the birth of the sun, solar eclipses, planets, black holes,
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Meet Kathryn Atkins, a local freelance business writer

Writing World creates marketing messages that bring you business. Writing World owner and founder Kathryn Atkins is a local freelance business writer Los Alamitos resident, president of the local California Writers Club, and a ...
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Fannie Bixby Spencer to speak to Woman’s Club of Cypress at April 1 meeting

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) welcomes Marcia Harris as famed Long Beach founding resident Fannie Bixby Spencer to their Wednesday, April 1 meeting that begins at 10 a.m. at the Cypress Community Center (5700 Orange Ave. ...
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Former Supreme Court intern talks to Rossmoor Elementary Students

Third grade students at Rossmoor Elementary School are studying the three branches of government. Having interned for Chief Justice Warren Burger in 1974, Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated member Gayle Posner was...
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 22 March through 28 March

Forecast details Sunday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Sunday Night:Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5...
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Puzzle pages for the fourth week of March 2015

I am pleased as punch to announce that we have finished a fun addition to our monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment publication (DARTS) — we’ve added two puzzle pages! Starting with the April 2015 edition of DARTS, t...
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Top Ten Stories for March 15 through March 21

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Seal Beach resident Jack Haley passes JFTB-based Army Reserve unit to deploy to Kuwait Courtroom diary: The people vs, S...
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Unplanned power outage in Orange County as of Sunday, March 22

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following unplanned power outage: Unincorporated Orange County, Random Dr. between South Harvest Ln. and Parade St.: Started at 6:53 p.m. on March 21. The cause w...
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Today’s weather for Sunday, March 22, 2015

Today’s local weather: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Southwest wind ...
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New Long Beach City planning bureau manager named

Long Beach Development Services Director Amy Bodek named Linda F. Tatum, AICP, former Acting Director of Economic and Community Development Department for the City of Inglewood, as Planning Bureau Manager for Long Beach Develop...
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Los Alamitos HS to hold parent education night on social pressures, issues, and underage drinking

The Los Alamitos Unified School District has partnered with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Orange County Department of Education, MADD, NCADD, and Orange County Superior Court to offer a Parent Education night on Tue...
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Regional Military Affairs Committee to hear about current Office of Emergency Services missions on March 24

The March meeting of the Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. It will be held in Building 15,...
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Naval Weapons Station to conduct test of notification system on Monday, March 23

The “Giant Voice” mass notification loudspeaker system at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach will be undergoing a series of tests this coming Monday, March 23. The tests will include the use of both sirens and voice a...
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Two men arrested in Garden Grove stabbing

On Friday, March 20, at 8:51 p.m., officers were sent to a fight in progress involving four subjects in front of a residence at 12000 block of Dunklee Ln. in the City of Garden Grove. Officers arrived at the location and found ...
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