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Seal Beach Animal Care Center's St. "Catrick's" Day adoption event.
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Seal Beach Animal Care Center celebrates St. Catrick’s Day with five-dollar felines!

Posted March 3, 2015 by courtesy

On Saturday, March 14, the Seal Beach Animal Care Center will hold its fourth annual St. “Catrick’s” Day adoption event — the adoption fee for cats will be slashed to five dollars! This annual adoption event highlights the Seal Beach “shelter with a difference,” a unique no-kill facility that was designed specifically to enhance both […]

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Today’s weather for Tuesday, March 03

Posted March 3, 2015 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. The article above is based on information released by the National […]

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Mary O'Hara in 1995. Photo courtesy of her son, George O'Hara.
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In memorian: Mary O’Hara, 1926-2015

Posted March 2, 2015 by courtesy

In Memoriam: Mary O’Hara, January 24, 1926-February 17, 2015 Family members and friends gathered at St. Irenaeus Church in Cypress over two days to celebrate the life of Cypress resident Mary O’Hara, a St. Irenaeus parishioner since 1965 and an active member of the Cypress community. Mary was born on Jan. 24, 1926 in Los […]

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Garden Grove residents get say in selection of new city manager

Posted March 2, 2015 by cehwiedel

As part of the recruitment process for selecting a new City Manager, the City of Garden Grove is seeking input from the community on what they consider to be the qualities and experience needed for the next City Manager. The City is providing an online survey in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Korean, as well as […]

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Student prepare for Youth Center guitar and keyboard concert. Courtesy photo.
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Youth Center students stage mid-season guitar and keyboard contest

Posted March 2, 2015 by cehwiedel

Playing their hearts out students of the Youth Center’s Music Program performed for family and friends at the mid-season Guitar and Keyboard Concert at the Youth Center in Los Alamitos on Feb. 26. More than 60 guests were entertained by the budding talented elementary school music students. The Youth Center’s Music Program finished its mid-year […]

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Graphic courtesy of California Highway Patrol.
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Lucky driver on westbound SR-91

Posted March 2, 2015 by shelley

According to the Caltrans QuickMap, a black Toyota Matrix flipped over and landed back on its wheels on the westbound SR-91 shortly after 2 a.m. this morning. The driver managed to get the vehicle off the freeway at Valley View and parked in front of a Jack in the Box. The person who reported the […]

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Today’s weather for Monday, March 02

Posted March 2, 2015 by shelley

Today’s local weather: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. […]

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Page 17 of a presentation on the Los Coyotes Country Club development proposal, presented at a community meeting on Oct. 13, 2014. Courtesy of City of Buena Park.
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Response to recent OC Register editorial on Buena Park open space initiative

Posted March 1, 2015 by courtesy

The recent Orange County Register editorial, quoted by the Buena Park Mayor [Art Brown], which concerns the Buena Park Open Space and Park Preservation Initiative is full of misrepresentations. The Initiative is not anti-growth in residential or commercial zoning. The Initiative, if passed, would not change any land-uses currently allowed under Open Space/Open Space Recreational […]

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John Wayne Airport sees year-over-year increase in January passenger traffic

Posted March 1, 2015 by courtesy

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in January 2015 as compared to January 2014. In January 2015, the Airport served 736,666 passengers, an increase of 2.5% when compared to the January 2014 passenger traffic count of 718,549. Commercial aircraft operations decreased 1.7%, while commuter aircraft operations decreased 4.4% when compared to January 2014 […]

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Seal Beach to resurface and widen bicycle lanes on Westminster Ave.

Posted March 1, 2015 by courtesy

The City of Seal Beach is pleased to announce that Westminster Ave. will be improved. The project will consist of resurfacing of the pavement and widening of the bicycle lanes between Seal Beach Blvd. and Bolsa Chica Rd. On December 8, 2014, the City awarded a construction contract to R.J. Noble Company. The project is […]

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On stage at the Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom as Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is honored as the Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards Citizen of the Year for 2015. Shown left to right: the Americana Eagle Award; Cypress Police Chief Jackie Gomez-Whitely, who presented Sheriff Hutchens with the Americana medallion; Sheriff Hutchens; and Cypress College President Bob Simpson. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens honored as Americana Woman of the Year

Posted March 1, 2015 by shelley

This year marked the 40th Annual Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards, sponsored by Union Bank. The Americana Awards is the signature fundraising event held by the Cypress College Foundation to underwrite scholarships for the College’s students. One of the speakers at this year’s event was Jeanette Vasquez, a scholarship recipient and graduate. Ms. Vasquez went […]

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GOES West rainbow infrared satellite image for Sunday, March 1, 2015. Image courtesy of NOAA.
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Seven-day local weather forecast, 01 March through 07 March

Posted March 1, 2015 by shelley

Forecast details Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming […]

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