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Today’s weather for Saturday, December 20: beach hazards

Posted December 19, 2014 by shelley

Today’s local weather: A slight chance of sprinkles before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight. The article above is based on information released by the National Weather Service. Beach […]

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The Habit Burger Grill in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Local shopping spot: Katella at Knott

Posted December 19, 2014 by shelley

The looming closure of Tuesday Morning casts a bit of gloom over shopping at Meridian Plaza, a short block west of the intersection of Katella Ave. and Knott St. along Katella — unless you like insane deals on what’s left of their stock. The doors will close by Jan. 24. While that leaves quite a […]

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Members: Lacy P, Derek T, and Alyssa B share the love this holiday season. Courtesy photo.
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Christmas Wish: Boys and Girls Club of Cypress fill member wish lists

Posted December 9, 2014 by courtesy

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress is currently collecting holiday gifts and supplies from now through Dec. 19. The demand for assistance is great during the holidays and the Club is seeking your support. The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress is also selling handmade Christmas ornaments and has a Giving Tree with items […]

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Two young boys Tyler, 9, and his 10-year-old friend Mickey, just want a place to ride their motocross bikes - it's their Christmas wish. Photo courtesy of Loreen Berlin.
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Christmas Wish: help Santa find a location for a Motocross track

Posted December 5, 2014 by courtesy

Is “Santa’s helper” going to fulfill children’s wishes for a Motocross track? Dave Morse, a Garden Grove resident, who helps Santa each year in the City of Stanton, said he feels bad because he was hoping to fulfill requests from some young boys and girls for a place to ride their Motocross bikes, but so […]

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The signboard in front of Mac-Fusion on Main Street just north of Electric Ave. in Old Town Seal Beach. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Local shopping spot: Mac-Fusion in Seal Beach

Posted December 4, 2014 by shelley

The best thing about progress made to date on the West County Connectors Project is that crossing the I-405 on the Seal Beach Blvd. bridge no longer takes forty-five minutes. That means everyone north of the freeway has clear sailing to Old Town Seal Beach and its funky, eclectic collection of shops on Main Street. […]

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Local shopping spot: Cypress Plaza East

Posted December 4, 2014 by Katie

While you’re out and about searching for gifts for your loved ones this holiday season, be sure to stop by Cypress Plaza East at the southwest corner of the intersection of Ball Rd. and Valley View St. at the border with Buena Park. There’s plenty of shopping to be had, plus a number of eateries […]

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Club members Albert H. and Kenny M. help sort canned goods collected by Club families to donate to We Care for the holidays. Courtesy photo.
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Christmas Wish: Boys and Girls Club needs items for after-school program

Posted December 3, 2014 by courtesy

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress hosted a Canned Food Drive for the month of November. Members brought in nonperishable food donations to assist families in need during the holiday season. All collections were donated to We Care, a non-profit organization formed to meet the emergency needs of families with services such as food, […]

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A street musicians entertains the crowd prior to the start of the 2011 Seal Beach Christmas Parade. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Local shopping spot: a magical time of the year in Old Town Seal Beach

Posted December 3, 2014 by shelley

Paraphrasing a popular bumper sticker about fishing, any day at the beach is better than a day at work… …but a magical day shopping in Seal Beach comes once a year, and this year that day is Friday, Dec. 5, when the Seal Beach Christmas Parade marshals on Ocean Ave., marches down Main Street starting […]

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A Santa Claus Christmas ornament at Green Street Interiors in November 2012. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Local shopping spot: Get ready for the holidays on Los Al Blvd.

Posted December 2, 2014 by Katie

Los Alamitos is a haven for small businesses featuring treasures for the coming holiday season. From home furnishings to stationery, kids’ toys and beyond, Los Al Boulevard is a fantastic place to do your Christmas shopping and grab a bite to eat. Getting into the holiday spirit To top off any holiday party, Great Dane […]

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A parrot at Exotic Birds by Fran, 9215 Valley View St. in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.
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Local shopping spot: Lincoln and Valley View

Posted November 30, 2014 by shelley

The intersection of Lincoln Ave. and Valley View St. is half in Cypress and half in Buena Park. This spot’s theme could be “discount shopping” based on the anchor stores on three of the four corners. Shopping The northeast corner is anchored by Albertsons and CVS Pharmacy on the north. Dollar Tree and Big Lots […]

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Surfrider Foundation membership cards for Patricia Kishel and Sunny Magdaug. Photo by SurfWriter Girls.
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Christmas Wish: support the Surfrider Foundation

Posted November 30, 2014 by Surfwriter Girls

SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel’s Christmas wish is for volunteers to help the nonprofit Surfrider Foundation protect the world’s oceans, waves and beaches. By donating to the Huntington/Seal Beach Chapter (hsbsurfrider.org) or becoming a member, you can save the environment for future generations. For more information, visit hsbsurfrider.org. Supported programs Here is a […]

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Spotlight for December 2014

Posted November 29, 2014 by shelley

Articles in the Spotlight will appear in the Spotlight section of the homepage and linked below as they are published. (The article list below does not include articles in hand but not yet scheduled for publication.) The Orange County Breeze spotlight for December 2014: Christmas Wishes and Local Shopping Spots! Christmas Wishes You are invited […]

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