Reaching readers


Orange County Breeze covers northwest Orange County, offering our advertisers an unbeatable channel to reach our readers at a moment when they are most open to considering a purchase.

Nobody else offers our density of scheduled home delivery and long shelf life coupled with our low prices and personal marketing services.

Our core coverage area includes Cypress, Los Alamitos, Long Beach’s El Dorado Park Estates, Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base, Rossmoor, and Seal Beach.

We also cover communities neighboring our core coverage area, including Long Beach, Cerritos, La Palma, Buena Park, Anaheim, Stanton, Westminster and Huntington Beach.

Let us know how we can help you reach our readers!

Couple reading Orange County Breeze

Personal marketing services

Got your own graphics designer? Great! We’re happy to accept “camera-ready” artwork that meets our technical specifications.

No designer, no time? No problem! Our marketing director, Guy Cariglio, will take the time to find out what you need, and see that a great design is created and presented for your approval (or for revision).

We contract with a high-end ad-savvy graphics design firm in New York City that is quick and creative. We’ll create a campaign that fits you and your business without a lot of fuss and bother on your part.

Let us know how we can help you reach our readers!

February 2013 print issue cover, thumbnail
February 2013
April 2013
April 2013
July 2013
July 2013
October 2013 digital print edition of Orange County Breeze
October 2013

In print

Orange County Breeze coverage map, including Seal Beach
Orange County Breeze coverage map

Our monthly printed lifestyle magazine, Orange County Breeze, publishes forward-looking articles about the people, places, things and upcoming events that make living in northwest Orange County special.

Each monthly issue has a special theme based on the time of year or upcoming special events.At the back of every single print issue are pages and pages of event listings — everything from world class venues (think jazz at Spaghettini or seasonal tours of the Queen Mary or Haunt at Knott’s Berry Farm) to community festivals to church bazaars.

Our distribution area includes Cypress, Long Beach’s El Dorado Park Estates, Los Alamitos, Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, and Seal Beach.

Our 87,500 readers regularly tell us not only that “everyone reads The Breeze!” but that those readers keep each issue until the next month’s issue arrives in their driveway, printed in full color on highest-grade newsprint and neatly folded in a plastic bag.

Let us know how we can help you reach our readers!




Our website,, gives our readers one place online to look for a local slant on everything from weather to police logs to city news to school news.

We also archive digital versions of our monthly printed lifestyle publication, which can be — and is! — read around the world.

Using state-of-the-art web analytics, we can track the performance of displayed advertisements.

Currently, over 55,000 visitors monthly get their news of northwest Orange County from Our flagship news site’s reach is enormously extended through Facebook (join with almost 300 others and like us at and Twitter (along with more than 21,000 others, follow us at @OC_Breeze).

Our daily news feed, OC Breeze By Email, delivers a daily digest of local news directly to our readers’ email inbox.

Our community calendar, OC Breeze Community Calendar, opens a way for our readers to quickly find out about upcoming local events.

Our online shop, Shop OC Breeze, makes it easy for our readers to order items that have been mentioned in articles, either online or in our print edition.

Let us know how we can help you reach our readers!

Orange County Breeze at Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo, 415 pixels wide

In person

We attend and support community events throughout the year, from Race on the Base in February to the Rossmoor Community Festival in May to the Cypress Community Festival in July to Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo in October right on to the Cypress Chamber Holiday Extravaganza in December.

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Who we are

Guy Cariglio, marketing director and blues drummer.
Guy Cariglio, marketing director and blues drummer

Guy Cariglio, our marketing director, has almost thirty years of experience in the newspaper business, stretching from West Coast to East Coast.

He’s a marketing consultant — so he will work with you to design a marketing campaign that complements your business. He wants you as a long-time customer. We figure that if advertising with us works, you’ll keep coming back for more!

(He’s also a cool cat blues drummer in Bill Magee’s band.)

Shelley Henderson, editor
Shelley Henderson, editor

Shelley Henderson, our editor, started writing using fat crayons and blue-lined newsprint. She advanced with technology through soft-lead pencils, blue-ink ball point pens, teletypes, the ARPANet, the World Wide Web and cloud computing.

She loves being out and about, talking with people and writing about the people, places, things and events that make northwest Orange County a great place to live, work, and play.

Shelley has lived in Cypress, for over thirty years. She and her husband have raised five children, with one still in college. They root for USC during football season, and UCLA during basketball season.

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