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August

Parents reminded to immunize their students ahead of new school year

Posted August 19, 2014 by courtesy

With the new school year starting, vaccinations should be included in every back-to-school list. Parents are reminded to have their children up-to-date on required vaccinations before school starts. “Immunizations are a safe and effective way to help children stay healthy in school and protect them, and the people around them, from vaccine preventable illnesses that […]

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Rifle volleys scheduled at JFTB Tuesday morning, Aug. 19

Posted August 18, 2014 by courtesy

Full military honors will be rendered to a deceased veteran of the United States Coast Guard during a memorial service conducted on Tuesday morning (Aug. 19) at 11 a.m. at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Honors will include a firing party firing three volleys, followed by the sounding of Taps. The ceremonial gunfire may […]

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Stephany Bradford, recipient of $3000 scholarship from Eagle Community Credit Union. Courtesy photo.
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Business

Cypress student Stephany Bradford awarded $3,000 scholarship

Posted August 18, 2014 by courtesy

Eagle Community Credit Union in Lake Forest recently awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships to three Orange County students, including a $3,000 one to Stephany Bradford of Cypress Andrew Shensky, 22, of Yorba Linda was the first-place winner in the 2014 Eagle Scholarship Awards program and received a $5,000 scholarship. Bradford, 25, was the […]

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Google map of Tecolate and Shoemaker wildfires courtesy of InciWeb.
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Community

Two wildfires burning in Angeles National Forest

Posted August 18, 2014 by shelley

Two wildfires, tagged “Tecolate” and “Shoemaker,” are burning in the Angeles National Forest north of Glendora. Tecolate Fire The Tecolate Fire started on Sunday, Aug. 17, around 2:30 p.m. The cause is under investigation. San Gabriel Canyon along Highway 39, campgrounds, and other recreational sites has been evacuated. The fire is currently burning into Angeles […]

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Los Alamitos Council candidates whittled down to… just enough

Posted August 13, 2014 by shelley

Three Council seats are open in Los Alamitos in the November general election. Two incumbent Council members filed to run for re-election — Troy Edgar and Warren Kusumoto. Current Mayor Jerri Graham-Mejia did not file papers to run for re-election. Two other possible candidates pulled paperwork, but when the extended deadline passed this afternoon, only […]

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July California revenue beats estimates by 4.5 percent

Posted August 11, 2014 by courtesy

State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in July 2014. Total revenues for the first month of Fiscal Year 2014-15 totaled $5.4 billion, beating estimates in the Budget Act by $231.9 million, or 4.5 percent. “Even though July is usually a weak revenue collection month, the […]

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Colletta not running for re-election to RCSD

Posted August 10, 2014 by shelley

According to the Orange County Registrar of Voters, two incumbent members of the Board of Directors of the Rossmoor Community Services District are up for re-election this year: Alfred Coletta Bill Kahlert Bill Kahlert has filed papers to seek re-election. Alfred Coletta has not, triggering an automatic extension of the filing period from Friday’s deadline […]

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Cypress School District

Long-time Cypress School Trustee not seeking re-election

Posted August 10, 2014 by shelley

According to the Orange County Registrar of Voters, three incumbent Trustees of the Cypress School District are up for re-election this year: Steve Blount David Geise Valeri Peters Wagner Two, Steve Blount and Valeri Peters Wagner, have filed to seek re-election. David Geise has not, triggering an automatic extension of the filing period from Friday’s […]

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Los Alamitos School Board incumbents face challengers in November

Posted August 10, 2014 by shelley

In contrast to come local school boards, Los Alamitos Unified School District Board will see a real contest this November when two incumbents face two challengers. Seeking re-election this year are Jeffrey Barke and Diana D. Hill. Both have filed papers to run in November. Facing the incumbents are two chalengers: Cathy Larson, Teacher Greg […]

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Community

Seven candidates file to run for three Seal Beach Council seats

Posted August 8, 2014 by shelley

Three Council seats are up for re-election in Seal Beach in November, complicated by the way the City is organized into Districts. Nominations close today at 5 p.m., unless an incumbent does not file for re-election. Currently, only incumbent Mayor Ellery Deaton has filed her paperwork. If Gordon Shanks or Michael Levitt do not file, […]

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Public health officials urge precautions against West Nile Virus after first human case in Long Beach announced

Posted August 7, 2014 by courtesy

The first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in Long Beach has been confirmed. The 61-year-old East Long Beach resident has no known underlying health issues and is currently recovering well. As of August 6, 2014, 35 human cases have been reported in 10 California counties, including Los Angeles (1) and Orange […]

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Five candidates file to run for three Cypress Council seats

Posted August 6, 2014 by shelley

The November Cypress City election will be a real contest — as of Wednesday, Aug. 6, five candidates have filed papers with Cypress City Clerk Denise Basham to run for the three seats open on the City Council. Three incumbents are termed out — Mayor Leroy Mills, Councilman Prakash Narain, and Councilman Doug Bailey. Stacy […]

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