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Swine Flu, Typhus, and West Nile Virus in Southland

Swine Flu, Typhus, and West Nile Virus in Southland

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – While the West Nile Virus ravages Texas this summer, there have been relatively few cases in Orange County. As of last week, the county health department said they have identified 10 cases in birds and only one case in humans. The Vector Control [Read More]

Buena Park Plans for Beach Blvd and Orangethorpe Development

Buena Park Plans for Beach Blvd and Orangethorpe Development

BUENA PARK Calif. (FNP) – After years of debate and planning, a development on the corner of Beach Boulevard and Orangethorpe may be getting closer to fruition. The vacant land on the northeast corner will eventually be used for a hotel and restaurants, along with [Read More]

NASA Mars Landing Set for Sunday Night

NASA Mars Landing Set for Sunday Night

Free News Press – If all goes well, the NASA Mars Rover, Curiosity, will land on the surface of the Red Planet at around 10:30 pm local time. Heavier and carrying more instruments than its predecessors, Curiosity has been in the planning stages for nearly eight years. [Read More]

Anaheim Apartment Fire destroys 12 Units

Anaheim Apartment Fire destroys 12 Units

ANAHEIM, Calif. (FNP) – On Friday afternoon at 1:45 p.m., a three-alarm fire burned 12 apartment units at the Savanna and Villa Regina Apartments located in Anaheim on the 35000 block at the corner of Savannah and Knott Avenue. No injuries or deaths have been [Read More]

County to Increase Drug and Alcohol Fines

County to Increase Drug and Alcohol Fines

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – The Orange County Board of Supervisors approved an increase in the amount those convicted of driving under the influence must pay for their alcohol and drug tests. It has been 21 years since the county increased this fine/fee. Shawn Nelson, 2nd [Read More]

Fifth Moon Discovered Orbiting Pluto

Fifth Moon Discovered Orbiting Pluto

Free News Press – Scientists have discovered a fifth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The moon is small, estimated to be only six to 16 miles in diameter. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers were able to see five moons circling the planet in a co-planar [Read More]

Cypress Begins Upgrades

Cypress Begins Upgrades

CYPRESS Calif. FNP – As part of a continuing upgrade to the streets, the City of Cypress allocated funds to reseal the neighborhood streets; All-American Asphalt began the work this month. Dario Simoes, the project manager, is asking residents to not drive on the street [Read More]

Fullerton Fire Department Program to help the homeless

Fullerton Fire Department Program to help the homeless

FULLERTON Calif. FNP – The Fullerton Fire Department initiated a program to help the homeless Sunday. The city will use local non-profit organizations to help distribute supplies collected by each of their fire stations. All of their fire stations will have a barrel near [Read More]

Illusion of a Galactic Collision

Illusion of a Galactic Collision

Free News Press – Scientists say that an image showing two galaxies overlapping is not a collision but a trick of perspective (see the image). Rather than colliding, the NGC 3314A and B galaxies are incredibly far apart. Comparing the image to other known crashes between [Read More]

La Palma Makes Changes to Trash Pickup and Recycling Program

La Palma Makes Changes to Trash Pickup and Recycling Program

LA PALMA Calif. (FNP) – The City of La Palma began delivering blue recycling containers to all single-family homes last week. The regular trash program will continue, except residents will now be given a new recycling option. The new 65-gallon trash-can will be picked up [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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