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California ranks in the middle for personal income growth in 2014 third quarter

Posted December 19, 2014 by shelley

The federal Bureau of Economic Analysis today released a report on personal income growth in the third quarter (July, August, September) of 2014. With 1 percent growth, California ranks 20th of all the states, in the middle of the pack. The largest portion of that growth came from “transfer receipts” — for example, food stamps, […]

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Recount results in no change for Measure J

Posted December 19, 2014 by courtesy

The recount of the ballots cast in the 2014 General Election North Orange County Community College District, Fullerton/Cypress Colleges Bond Measure J has ended with no change in the vote total. No ballots were recounted in the contest in Orange County – the requesters chose to examine relevant material pursuant to Cal. Code Regs., title […]

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Alamitos Bay closed to swimmers due to sewage spill

Posted December 18, 2014 by courtesy

A sewage spill Wednesday night in Alamitos Bay has resulted in a beach closure for all swimming areas in the bay. The spill has been contained. The total volume of the spill was estimated at approximately 11,250 gallons with 5,250 gallons entering the bay. City crews captured the remainder of the spill, 6,000 gallons, preventing […]

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JFTB’s Sunburst and STARBASE programs funded by last-minute appropriation

Posted December 15, 2014 by courtesy

Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure a collective $56 million in funding for the STARBASE and Sunburst Youth Challenge education programs, both of which operate programs at the Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) in Los Alamitos. The funding was included in Congress’s $1.1 trillion fiscal year 2015 funding package as part of a request by […]

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Razor-thin margin on Measure J requires recount

Posted December 15, 2014 by courtesy

Pursuant to California Elections Code section 15628 the Orange County Registrar of Voters will be conducting a recount of the ballots cast in the 2014 General Election North Orange County Community College District, Fullerton/Cypress Colleges Bond Measure J. The election was conducted on November 4, 2014. The recount process will begin at the Registrar of […]

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Teen attempts armed robbery of Seal Beach gas station

Posted December 13, 2014 by courtesy

On Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:58 p.m., Seal Beach Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an attempted armed robbery at a Unocal service station located at 12071 Seal Beach Blvd., Seal Beach. After arriving, police learned that a suspect entered the service station store, confronted the cashier and while brandishing a handgun […]

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Cypress Store at Meridian Plaza closing on Jan. 24, 2015. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Cypress Tuesday Morning store closing on January 24

Posted December 11, 2014 by shelley

The Tuesday Morning store in Meridian Plaza in Cypress will close on Jan. 24, 2015. Its remaining stock is being sold at a discount to the usual deep-discount prices. No returns or exchanges of merchandise will be accepted. No new shipments of merchandise will be received. Once the Meridian Plaza store is closed, shoppers will […]

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Garden Grove opens submissions for interim city manager

Posted December 11, 2014 by courtesy

From now, through Monday, Dec. 15, the City of Garden Grove will be accepting submissions to fill the position of Interim City Manager. Applicants must demonstrate a strong background in public agency management, necessary to direct a variety of administrative duties required to operate the City. Qualified applicants must submit their letter of interest and […]

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Cypress 99 Cent Only store at Cypress Plaza. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Cypress 99 Cent Only Store now open

Posted December 8, 2014 by shelley

Some time while I wasn’t watching, the 99 Cent Only store in the Cypress Plaza shopping center opened. Foot traffic in and out this morning must have made the store manager happy that they opened before Christmas! Cypress Plaza is an odd duck for a neighborhood shopping center. 99 Cents is a destination store. Chuze […]

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Long Beach city health officials strongly urge avoidance of bats

Posted December 6, 2014 by courtesy

City health officials are warning the public to avoid contacts with bats, after a bat found in downtown Long Beach tested positive for rabies. The bat was found by a local resident on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 3, 2014 at Victory Park near Ocean Blvd and Seaside Way. The resident did not handle the bat and […]

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The Youth Center recognized as a 2014 ‘Top-Rated Non-profit’

Posted November 27, 2014 by courtesy

The Youth Center in Los Alamitos recently announced it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit,” said Youth Center Executive Director Lina Lumme. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year.” The […]

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Garden Grove City Manager Matt Fertal. Courtesy photo.
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Garden Grove City Manager to retire effective Dec. 31

Posted November 26, 2014 by courtesy

After an established 25-year career with the City of Garden Grove, 35 in public service, City Manager Matthew Fertal announced yesterday, that he is retiring, effective Dec. 31, 2014. Fertal is credited with attracting several major businesses and implementing key developments considered pivotal to the city’s current and future financial growth and distinction, as well […]

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