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Budget crisis forces City Council to suspend La Palma Days

Posted May 27, 2015 by courtesy

The City of La Palma is at a critical crossroads in its 60 year history. The Great Recession and the loss of the City’s largest sales tax producer have caused municipal revenues to decrease while pensions, insurance, and other costs are increasing. In response, the City Council has reduced the City’s workforce 20%, from 65 […]

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California basks in big jump in employment

Posted May 27, 2015 by shelley

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the numbers for regional and state employment in April 2015. California won the big prize: “The largest over-the-month increases in employment occurred in California (+29,500), Pennsylvania (+27,000), and Florida (+24,500).” Winning the raw-numbers prize is made easier by California having a huge population. The State did not win […]

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Golden State Water announces second public information meeting
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Golden State Water announces second public information meeting

Posted May 26, 2015 by shelley

As promised, Golden State Water has arranged a second public information meeting at a larger venue to better serve their communities’ need for information regarding the water use restrictions mandated by California Governor Jerry Brown. The first meeting was held at the Courtyard by Marriott. Community interest was so intense that residents overflowed the meeting […]

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statewide water restrictions take effect June 1, 2015.
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Guest editorial: State water restrictions show government out of bounds

Posted May 24, 2015 by courtesy

Guest editorial: State water restrictions show government out of bounds in restricting personal liberty. The following thoughts are based upon my printing and reviewing Gov. Brown’s Executive Order B-29-15 and each included Code Reference. The requirement stated in Section 2 is: The implementation method should be of great concern to every person that values and […]

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Photo of the Band of the California Battalion above the California Bear Flag. Photo courtesy of Rancho Los Cerritos.
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Free concerts at Rancho Los Cerritos on third Sunday in May, June, July, August

Posted May 21, 2015 by courtesy

To commemorate the Rancho’s transfer from the Bixby family to the City of Long Beach in 1955, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is presenting Back To The 50’s, a celebration of American Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, and Country Music. The series takes place on the third Sunday of the month between May and August, and […]

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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez speaks after the promotion of Major General Keith D. Jones. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Field Poll shows voters not yet paying attention to next year’s California Senate race

Posted May 20, 2015 by courtesy

A new Field Poll (pdf) shows voters not yet paying attention to next year’s California Senate race — but those that are paying attention are split strongly along ideological or party lines. California voters appear not to be giving much attention to next year’s election to fill the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat […]

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Volcom kicks off 2015 North American Wild in the Parks season

Posted May 19, 2015 by courtesy

Volcom’s 2015 North American Wild in the Parks season kicks off on May 23, 2015 with the support of our new media partners The Berrics and The Skateboard Mag. With these highly respected allies, Wild in the Parks will reach an even larger audience, making this contest series the definitive path for those pursuing a […]

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Los Alamitos Chamber to sponsor trip to Tuscany, Italy in April 2016

Posted May 17, 2015 by courtesy

The Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce along with Collette Vacations is providing an exciting travel opportunity! Discover Tuscany — 10 Days — 13 Meals — March 15, 2016 – $3,499 based on double occupancy Discover art, history and the beautiful Tuscan landscape while spending six nights in the heart of Tuscany and two nights […]

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Los Alamitos Chamber to sponsor trip to Ireland in April 2016

Posted May 15, 2015 by courtesy

The Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce along with Collette vacations is providing an exciting travel opportunity! Shades of Ireland — 10 Days — 13 Meals — April 19, 2016 – $3,399 based on double occupancy From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland […]

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Cypress resident Andy Lachina to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Chamber June Installation Dinner

Posted May 15, 2015 by courtesy

Long-time Cypress resident Andy Lachina, who has been active in several organizations over the years, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Cypress Chamber of Commerce at its annual Business Awards & Installation Dinner June 18 at the Old Ranch Country Club at 6 p.m. Lachina will be joined by George O’Hara […]

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City of Seal Beach lists permitted vacation rental properties

Posted May 14, 2015 by courtesy

Summer is fast approaching and many families are preparing for vacations at the beach. The City of Seal Beach is a popular destination for vacationers and tourists. Seal Beach’s quaint, small town atmosphere, abundant beachfront property, and local businesses make it an ideal location for summer vacations. In planning your vacation in Seal Beach, you […]

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Change is coming to Cypress on July 1st! New trash hauler Valley Vista Services will begin service this summer.
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A new shade of green in Cypress: Valley Vista Service to begin refuse and recycling collection

Posted May 13, 2015 by courtesy

A new shade of green in Cypress: Valley Vista Service to begin refuse and recycling collection on July 1, 2015. The City of Cypress has awarded Valley Vista Services of Orange County a franchise to provide refuse collection and recycling services to all residents within the City of Cypress. Many municipalities throughout California and the […]

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