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The Seal Beach Police Department will test its emergency mass notification system, AlertOC, on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 9:00am, with a test emergency alert that will be sent to residents’ mobile devices. The test will replicate a large-scale, multi-jurisdictional emergency requiring thousands of numbers to be called simultaneously across …continue reading

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The technical department of Orange County Breeze will be performing intermittent website maintenance over the course of the four-day Thanksgiving weekend. The appearance of the website may change, or services be interrupted during this time. We expect everything to be back in place prior to Monday, November 29. We apologize …continue reading

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Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) participated in the most unique Organizational Session in our State’s 170-year illustrious history, due to the surging COVID-19 pandemic. The State Assembly held their first meeting at Sacramento’s Golden One Arena to allow for social distancing capabilities. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva was thrilled to introduce Assembly Concurrent Resolution …continue reading

Although a California Supreme Court judge ruled yesterday that Gov. Newsom’s executive order mandating changes to State election statutes is unconstitutional under the California Constitution, we can’t undo what’s already done. But you can go vote! Find your most convenient ballot dropbox or vote center and make sure your voice …continue reading

At the beginning of the hailstorm in Cypress. Quite a lot of hail dropped. We scrambled to protect vulnerable new plantings of tomato and squash. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

An very active storm cell passed over Cypress just now, headed east. It said, “Hello!” with a string of flash-bangs, began raining copiously, then started dropping hail. We scrambled to cover vulnerable new plants, and pulled our trash cans up on the curb so that they wouldn’t block drainage or …continue reading