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WomenShelter of Long Beach

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). WomenShelter of Long Beach (WSLB), a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating domestic violence, is hosting an online DVAM campaign during the entire month of October. What is normally an in-person community awareness event, has been translated into an interactive online 31-day activity …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris announced her selection of Families Forward of Irvine, as the 74th Assembly District’s 2020 Non-Profit of the Year. Families Forward is a non-profit focused on ending homelessness for local Orange County families. Families Forward exists to help families in need achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through housing, food, …continue reading

More than three million acres have been burned by wildfires in the state this year. That’s more acreage burned than the last two years combined. With resources thin, especially aerial support, Southern California Edison is providing funding for a CH-47 helitanker to provide assistance as Southern California enters the peak …continue reading

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the potential threat posed by attempts to spread disinformation regarding cyberattacks on U.S. voter registration databases or voting systems. During the 2020 election season, foreign actors and cyber …continue reading

As we celebrate 2020 Pollution Prevention (P2) week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing five California companies as Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners. Nationally, they are among 18 winners across 10 states and the District of Columbia for achievement in the design, manufacture, selection, and …continue reading

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The California Office of Historic Preservation, the agency responsible for protecting the state’s archaeological and historical resources, has criticized the actions of California State University Long Beach (CSULB) for damaging Puvungna, a 22-acre parcel of land sacred to the area’s Native American Tribal groups. In a recent letter sent to …continue reading

Experience five days of virtual bird watching during Irvine Ranch Conservancy’s Migratory Bird social media takeover October 5-9, 2020. Followers will get an up-close look at a variety of different species that visit the Landmarks every year during seasonal migrations. During the winter months in Orange County, the Irvine Ranch …continue reading

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The Orange Catholic Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that after an extensive and exhaustive national search, including personal interviews with a number of potential candidates, Kimberly Jetton has accepted the position of Executive Director for the Foundation. She will be assuming her responsibilities on October 7. Kimberly …continue reading