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Sports Authority Grand Opening at the Lakewood Center brings out the crowds

Sports Authority Grand Opening at the Lakewood Center brings out the crowds

LAKEWOOD Calif. (FNP) – Lakewood residents along with the Mayfair High School marching band and Lakewood High Cheer Squad helped to celebrate the grand opening of the new Sports Authority superstore on August 13. The ribbon-cutting ceremony included Vice Mayor Diane [Read More]

Knott’s Berry Farm’s New WindSeeker Ride Opens Today

Knott’s Berry Farm’s New WindSeeker Ride Opens Today

BUENA PARK Calif. (FNP) – Although Knott’s Berry Farm opened their new WindSeeker ride last week, the amusement park will be holding their grand opening today. Park officials do not believe the new feature will be their number one attraction, but it will place in the [Read More]

Local Grocery Stores Prepare for Possible Strike

Local Grocery Stores Prepare for Possible Strike

  LA MIRADA Calif. (FNP) – Union representatives and grocery store chains in the southern California have not reached an agreement, and one may not be reached soon.  Some stores have posted help-wanted signs in anticipation of a possible strike. Wages, health care [Read More]

Stock Prices Crash on Monday while Treasury Yields Advance

Stock Prices Crash on Monday while Treasury Yields Advance

Free News Press – Stock prices collapsed Monday as investors scramble to sell. It was the 6th largest point decline ever and the 13th largest percentage change since World War II. Investor confidence was shaken after Standard and Poor’s downgraded the U.S. debt last [Read More]

Standard and Poor’s Downgrades U.S. Government Debt

Standard and Poor’s Downgrades U.S. Government Debt

Free News Press – The Standard and Poor’s rating agency downgraded U.S. sovereign debt from an AAA rating to an AA+ rating. This is the first time the federal debt has been downgraded, and S&P says they will re-review their decision with future possible downgrades. [Read More]

Stocks Crash Thursday

Free News Press – The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell Thursday, the sharpest one-day percentage decline since February 2009.  The Dow fell 513 points (-4.3%) to 11,383.68.   Analysts blame the stock market crash on the prolonged debt-ceiling negotiations, [Read More]

Water Plan to Help Low Income Seniors Residents

Free News Press – The city of Buena Park is beginning a plan to help low income senior citizens afford water. The city council approved a new Low Income Senior Citizen Discount program for water services. The plan is designed for seniors 65 and older. Applicants must be [Read More]

Business Opportunities Seminar To Be Held In Buena Park

Free News Press – During this recession many businesses have been forced to downsize or change their methods of operation. The city of Buena Park is aware of this and is offering local business people the opportunity to hone-in on their skills for this changing world. The [Read More]

Walgreens To Sell Alcohol

Free News Press – The Walgreens store near the corner of Valley View on Lincoln will be selling alcohol. This will give the community more competition in the sale of alcohol, according to Jennifer Chavez, a Walgreens representative. Walgreens stores throughout the state [Read More]

Honda Recalls Odyssey and Element

Free News Press – Honda has announced the recall of over 400,000 of their automobiles. The company says notices will go out in April and is asking their customers to contact the dealer for an appointment. The Honda Odyssey minivan is on the list. If you own an Odyssey [Read More]

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Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

CYPRESS CA (FNP) – The Cypress City Council will hold a meeting Monday night to discuss improvements at the Los [Read More]

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Free News Press – Despite the wrangling in Washington, Home Builder Confidence remains good in November, according to [Read More]

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine [Read More]

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – The Anaheim City Council will be mapping four and six council districts at their future [Read More]

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) The city of Cypress is warning residents that coyotes have been spotted in the urban areas of [Read More]

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