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OC Register apologizes to subscribers

Posted October 29, 2014 by shelley

As subscribers to the Orange County Register, we received the following email apologizing for the lack of home delivery this month: This is about four weeks late — and the generic salutation (“Dear Orange County Register Subscriber”) is weak considering they have my name as well as my email address. Any bulk email program worth […]

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Personal pumpkin pie from Twice-Baked Baking Company, 8185 East Wardlow Rd. in Long Beach. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Twice-Baked is heaven-sent for gluten-free baked goods

Posted October 29, 2014 by shelley

Anyone going gluten-free for whatever reason should beat a path to Twice Baked Bakery, 8285 East Wardlow Rd. in Long Beach. Twice Baked Bakery opened three months ago in extreme northeast Long Beach, in the same shopping center at the intersection of Norwalk Blvd. and Wardlow Rd. as Benley Vietnamese Restaurant and Rossmoor Pets. To […]

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Family-run Halloween maze raises money for homeless

Posted October 27, 2014 by shelley

With only two mazes, Fear Station in Stanton is about the same size as Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos. Both events support worthy causes — Fear Station raises money for Illumination Foundation, while Shocktoberfest supports The Youth Center and St. Isidore Historical Plaza. But in one way, Fear Station is even tinier — it’s run by […]

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Outside money still being spent in Cypress Council race

Posted October 27, 2014 by shelley

From the first batch of campaign filings, we learned that Southern California Coalition of Business and Taxpayers (SCCBT), representing developer interests from the looks of its donor list, has spent money to promote Paolo Morales, Jon Peat, and Stacy Berry in the Cypress City Council Race. Then we received mailers for the first two candidates, […]

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Yard signs in favor of Measures Q and R in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Money contributed for (or against) local ballot measures

Posted October 27, 2014 by shelley

After looking at contributions for candidates in the Cypress City Council race, we’ll now look at contributions supporting (or opposing) local ballot measures. Measure Q This measure, if approved, would rezone the Cypress School District headquarters site, allowing CenterStone Communities to build a tract of upscale homes similar to the tract that the company built […]

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60th annual Surf City 10 won by locals, raises funds for Project Self Sufficiency

Posted October 26, 2014 by courtesy

A field of more than 4,100 runners participated in the 60th annual “Surf City 10 Mile, 10K and 5K” along Huntington Beach on Sunday morning. Active lifestyle and running enthusiasts from 21 states took part in California’s longest-running road race, which extends 10 miles along the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California each year. “The […]

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Kim Masoner, founder of Save Our Beach, passes

Posted October 24, 2014 by courtesy

A reader notified us that Kim Masoner, who was honored as a community activist at last year’s Seal Beach Christmas Parade, passed away yesterday. Ms. Masoner was well-known for her founding of Save Our Beach. A memory album has been published — everyone is encouraged to visit. A celebration of life and beach clean-up in […]

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OC Register finally found on our driveway

Posted October 21, 2014 by shelley

My household is happy to be able to say that today’s edition of the Orange County Register appeared at the end of our driveway this morning. We had been been reduced to reading political mailers over our breakfast cereal. Or working crossword puzzles saved from prior days’ newspapers. We will have to wait to see […]

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Guest editorial: Former Cypress mayor supports Measures Q and R

Posted October 16, 2014 by courtesy

Hello. I’m Tim Keenan, former Mayor of the City of Cypress. I’m here tonight because I’m concerned about some of the misinformation floating around about Measures Q & R that are on the ballot for Nov. 4, and to remind your audience of the role that this City Council and City staff quietly played to […]

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Long-time Rossmoor residents Dave and Rebecca Lata. Courtesy photo.
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Long-time Rossmoor resident seeking kidney donor

Posted October 14, 2014 by courtesy

For the last two years, my husband, David Lara, has been my caretaker in helping me battle terminal cancer. He has successfully changed my status from being terminal cancer to now just a person who has cancer and is being monitored. Unfortunately, this stress has taken a toll on him as he lost one of […]

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Outside PAC mailers for Cypress candidates Paolo Morales and Jon Peat

Posted October 14, 2014 by shelley

In an article published earlier today on Contributions received by Cypress City Council candidates, I highlighted that our local municipal election had somehow attracted an outside political action committee (PAC) that had spent thousands of dollars printing literature on behalf of Cypress City Council candidates Stacy Berry, Paolo Morales, and Jon Peat — without the […]

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Pictured left to right are Youth Center after school children Nathan Gonzalez, Abraham Macias, Gregory Wong, and Pearson Sapiga enjoying the new dual hooped indoor basketball game that was purchased thanks to a grant from the Run Seal Beach committee. Photo courtesy of The Youth Center.
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Youth Center thanks Run Seal Beach for its new sports equipment

Posted October 12, 2014 by courtesy

More than a hundred kids at the Youth Center’s after school program in Los Alamitos are now enjoying new indoor/outdoor sports equipment thanks to a $2,900 grant from the Run Seal Beach committee. New indoor equipment includes a dual-hooped basketball game, ping pong table, pool sticks and air hockey game playing pieces. New outdoor equipment […]

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