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California Unemployment Rate Drops to 10.2 Percent

California Unemployment Rate Drops to 10.2 Percent

Free News Press – The Employment Development Department for the State of California said the state unemployment rate in September decreased to 10.2 percent from 10.6 percent in August. In Orange County, the unemployment rate is only 7.1 percent but in Los Angeles the rate [Read More]

Governor Brown Proposes More Budget Cuts

Governor Brown Proposes More Budget Cuts

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a revised state budget proposal Monday that will cut $8.3 billion from state spending. The governor told reporters that the nation’s economic recovery has been slower than expected. “Lower tax revenues, coupled [Read More]

California High Speed Rail Project Moving Forward

California High Speed Rail Project Moving Forward

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – Two court rulings were made last week the helped pave the way for work to begin on the California High Speed Rail project. The project, which is being funded by a bond initiative authorized by the passage of passage of Proposition 1A in 2008, will [Read More]

Governor Brown Signs Dream Act

Governor Brown Signs Dream Act

Free News Press – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed the controversial Dream Act Friday. Authored by Assembly-member Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles), the new law will allow children who were brought into the country under the age of 16 without proper [Read More]

Brown Signs New Amazon Tax Legislation

Brown Signs New Amazon Tax Legislation

Free News Press – Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 155 Friday which requires out-of-state retailers to collect and pay sales tax on California sales – next year. Under the current law, retailers where required to start paying immediately with their first payment due in [Read More]

Blackout in Southern California affects 1.4 Million Customers

Blackout in Southern California affects 1.4 Million Customers

Free News Press – According to SDG&E, a major power outage has occurred in San Diego County and has reached into the southernmost parts of Orange County. There was a line that went down somewhere between Arizona and California that overwhelmed the power company. [Read More]

Caltrans announces upcoming full 710 Freeway Closures during the Weekends

Caltrans announces upcoming full 710 Freeway Closures during the Weekends

Free News Press – Caltrans will continue to close the 710 Freeway every weekend until Monday, October 17, 2011.  This Labor Day weekend the freeway remained open because no roadwork was being completed. The 710 freeway closures started back on August 5-8.   There [Read More]

Verizon to offer $10,000 Reward to stop Copper Cable Thefts in Southern California

Verizon to offer $10,000 Reward to stop Copper Cable Thefts in Southern California

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (FNP) – Verizon announced a $10,000 reward to the person who can provide information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of copper cable thieves.  There has been several thefts of copper wires and cables throughout Southern California.  [Read More]

Orange County Board of Supervisors pick Proposal 21-C for new Boundaries

Orange County Board of Supervisors pick Proposal 21-C for new Boundaries

 Free News Press – The Orange County Board of Supervisors announced that they picked Redistricting Proposal 21-C as the new district map boundaries.  The redistricting process will address the population changes counted during the 2010 U.S. Census.  Each county [Read More]

Southern California Grocery Workers approve Strike Option

Southern California Grocery Workers approve Strike Option

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – Grocery Workers at Ralphs, Vons, and Albertsons gave approval for union officials to call a strike if contract negotiations fail. The grocery store unions represent 62,000 workers in Southern California. Over 90 percent of the union workers [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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