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Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band are excited to bring some holiday cheer to Solace For Hope’s Third Annual Ornament-A-Thon on Sunday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Performing at this event is an incredible honor for the Band, as the Solace For Hope foundation …continue reading

Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

While pulling together the Top Ten Stories list on Sunday, April 10, I realized that I have neglected monthly, quarterly, and yearly Top Ten Stories. The last monthly Top Ten Stories article was for September 2021. As part of catching up, here is a list of the Top Ten Stories …continue reading

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Clean Wave Express Car Wash in Los Alamitos is back for the 2nd year in a row to join the Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) in their Fundraising February campaign for Los Al kids and Royal Gala. LAEF is excited to have Clean Wave sponsor at the Archduke level of …continue reading

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As reported last week, The Youth Center recently recognized four extraordinary youth volunteers by surprising them at their homes. The four were selected from hundreds who were nominated for the prestigious 2021 Stellar Volunteer Award. This year’s awardees of $500 scholarships were: Lukas Evert, Katie Recker, Davis Taylor and Kirsten …continue reading

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On February 4, 2021, the United Service Organizations (USO) will celebrate 80 years of strengthening America’s military service members by connecting them to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. Since its founding in 1941, the USO has adapted to the evolving needs of the military and …continue reading

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Two local business people and a representative from a local non-profit, together with Cypress Mayor Jon Peat and Cypress City Manager Peter Grant, will discuss lessons learned during the pandemic during a FREE hour-long webinar beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12. Everyone is welcome to attend. If time …continue reading

featured graphic for Cypress city news during COVID-19. Background photo by C.E.H. Wiedel. Seal of the City of Cypress courtesy of the City of Cypress.

The item that looms largest on the agenda for the Cypress City Council on Monday, January 11, is approving pandemic support initiatives that will help small businesses and non-profits within the City’s boundaries with direct monetary funding. The four programs, to be administered by City Manager Pete Grant, are: the …continue reading