Shelley Henderson

Shelley Henderson is a reformed computer and networking geek turned freelance writer. Now she only fixes her own networks and computers. That leaves time for writing, and writing and more writing. And editing the Orange County Breeze.

Shelley most enjoys visiting and finding out about local businesses to write business profiles that allow our communities to learn more about their local businesses and the people who own and run them. If you own or manage a business in our coverage area and would like to invite Shelley to write a business profile, let us know.

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According to The Registry and the Orange County Business Journal, Duke Realty has purchased a ±10.7 acres of industrial property in eight parcels in Los Alamitos. Duke Realty also owns the former Mitsubishi property in Cypress that was renovated to become an Amazon last-mile facility. The new Los Alamitos property …continue reading

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The City of Seal Beach has been divided into voting districts for City Council seats for many years. This year’s general election in November will see ten candidates running for three seats with only one incumbent running for re-election. One district, City Council District 1, has an incumbent running. Its …continue reading

La Palma City Council

La Palma Mayor Michele Steggell is termed out after two years, leaving an open seat. (She can run for Council again after being off the Council for at least four years.) Council Member Nitesh Patel is running for re-election. According to La Palma City Clerk Kimberly Kenney, there are three …continue reading

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Two Cypress City Council Members are not running in November 2022 — Mayor Pro Tem Anne Hertz-Mallari and Council Member Frances Marquez. One incumbent Council Member is running for re-election — Scott Minikus, who was appointed to fill the vacancy when Stacy Berry resigned. Two incumbent Council Members are termed …continue reading

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From the chapter “The Declaration of Independence” in The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III by Andrew Roberts: Of all the twenty-eight charges, only two really stand in terms of logic, natural law, chronology or politics — namely, the seventeenth, about imposing taxes without the conomists’ …continue reading

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Supply-chain issues continue to bedevil business, stoking inflation as businesses attempt to cope with whether the goods they need will show up on time, or late, or never. One effort to unkink supply chains locally was a fee levied against ocean carriers using our two local ports, Long Beach and …continue reading