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Best of Cypress Photo Contest opens next month

Posted September 22, 2014 by courtesy

Cypress Recreation & Community Services presents “Best of Cypress Photo Contest” — classes, program, camps, parks and more! Cypress Recreation wants your photos galore! The City of Cypress Recreation and Community Services Department invites you to participate in our new annual photo contest. Submit pictures of you, your family, and/or friends enjoying the wonderful parks […]

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Workshop to help ‘sandwich generation’ learn to care smarter, not harder

Posted September 22, 2014 by courtesy

St. Irenaeus Health Ministry will sponsor a Worshop for Caregivers on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Irenaeus Parish Hall, 5201 Evergreen Ave., Cypress, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Claudia Ellano-Ota, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Director of the Orange County Caregiver Resource Center and the Brain Injury Network at St. Jude […]

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Heard about Common Core? Don’t know much about Common Core?

Posted September 22, 2014 by shelley

If you have school-age children, you know that the California public school system bought into implementing Common Core. You are also likely a bit fuzzy on what Common Core means, other than that the federal government has found a way to enforce national educational standards. Frederick M. Hess has written an essay at National Affairs […]

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Today’s weather for Fall Equinox, Monday, September 22

Posted September 22, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Editor’s note: a sharp-eyed reader caught our typo. Originally the headline for this article read “Sunday” rather than Monday. Thanks for catching that!

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Seal Beach to participate in test of AlertOC

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 8:30 a.m., as part of National Preparedness Month, the City of Seal Beach, Seal Beach Police Department and West Cities Communications, in partnership with the County of Orange, will conduct a test of Orange County’s Regional Notification System – AlertOC. The objective is to test AlertOC’s capability, capacity, and effectiveness […]

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Murder-suicide suspected in Anaheim deaths

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

On Friday, Sept. 19, at 8:29 a.m., Anaheim Police Officers were called to a single family residence in the 700 block of S. Morningstar Dr. to investigate the discovery of two dead bodies. Grandparents had come to watch their seven-month-old granddaughter. Upon entering the house, they discovered their daughter and son-in-law on the first floor […]

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Governor Brown declares POW-MIA Recognition Day

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 19, 2014, as POW/MIA Recognition Day in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below:

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Seeking the Sherif wins Katella Stakes, sets new track record at LARC

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Claimed for $12,500 last Dec. 28, Seeking the Sherif is now a stakes winner – and track record holder – after capturing the $75,000 Katella Saturday at Los Alamitos. The 1 ½ length victory over 5-2 second choice and pacesetter Distinctiv Passion was the fifth in eight starts for the Officer gelding since he was […]

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Seven-day local weather forecast, 21 September through 27 September

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

Forecast details Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south in the evening. Monday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a […]

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Top Ten Stories for Sept. 14 through Sept. 20

Posted September 21, 2014 by shelley

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Five people injured, one killed in multi-car accident in Huntington Beach UCLA QB Hundley hurt, backup QB Neuheisel  leads Bruins to 20-17 win over Texas Knotts announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and the return of Elvira Man dies […]

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Letter to the editor: Jumping the gun on campaign signs in Cypress

Posted September 21, 2014 by shelley

Orange County Breeze received the following letter from Mike Schoppman, a candidate for one of three open seats on the Cypress City Council: We looked up §3.15.110. Standards for specific types of signs in the Cypress Municipal Code (emphasis added): We visited the official website of the Orange County Registrar of voters in order to […]

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Armed robbery at Anaheim Fry’s Electronics

Posted September 21, 2014 by courtesy

On Friday, September 19, 2014 at 1:51 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers were called to investigate an armed robbery at the Fry’s Electronics in the 3300 block of E. La Palma Ave. As officers drove to the scene, witnesses called 9-1-1 to report possible suspects in the armed robbery had entered a dark-colored SUV and sped […]

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