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US Supreme Court blocks HHS contraception and abortion mandate in Pennsylvania

For the fifth time in a row, the Supreme Court has stopped the federal government’s contraceptive mandate. In an order issued [the night of April 15], Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito prevented the federal government from e...
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California State Senator Janet Nguyen. Courtesy photo.

40th anniversary of end of Vietnam War evokes legislative designation of April as memorial month

Today, Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR 29) designating the month of April as Black April Memorial Month, to remember the lives lost during the Vietnam War era passed unanimously off the Assembly Floor. “I am honored to join...
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Page 17 of a presentation on the Los Coyotes Country Club development proposal, presented at a community meeting on Oct. 13, 2014. Courtesy of City of Buena Park.

Measure A supporter writes open letter to Buena Park City Council members

Open Letter To All Buena Park Council Members: Based on the public comments at last Tuesdays meeting, we hope that you may have gotten the idea that this is not what you bought in to or expected with your initial support of ...
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California State Senator Bob Huff

Huff body camera bill passes key policy committee test

The Senate Public Safety Committee gave unanimous approval today to legislative efforts by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) to improve relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve. His leg...
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A drought no-no: sprinklers watering the sidewalk.

Garden Grove responds to mandatory conservation for drought

In response to increasingly severe drought conditions and a record low snowpack measurement, Governor Brown issued an executive order on April 1, mandating a statewide 25% reduction in water use. Garden Grove, along with a numb...
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CHP dispatchers recognized during 2015 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

The safety of the public, as well as law enforcement and first responders, frequently depends on a group of highly trained professionals who are heard far more often than they are seen. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) honor...
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Kids having fun at Cypress Spring Day Camp. Courtesy photo.

Senate bill 476 proposes state regulation of day camps

The Senate Health Committee this week approved SB 476 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 9 to 0. The bill will protect the well-being of California’s children by ensuring that ...
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Sacramento's historical Crest Theater hosted a meeting of the ACWA. Courtesy photo.

California water agencies present drought briefing in Sacramento

The Crest Theatre in Downtown Sacramento is use to hosting a movie premiere or a captivating concert, but on Thursday, April 9, over 300 people including legislators, state and federal officials, and the public flowed into the ...
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Future I/5/Ortega Highway interchange. Graphic courtesy of OCTA.

Proposed California State Constitutional Amendment would stop diversion of transportation infrastructure funding

Senate Republicans formally introduced legislation today that guarantees the transportation tax dollars we all pay are directed to California’s roads, highways and bridges. Senate Constitutional Amendment (SCA) 7 closes a...
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OCTA seeks volunteers for Citizens and Special Needs advisory committees

The Orange County Transportation Authority is seeking community leaders to fill seats on its Citizens Advisory Committee. OCTA is also seeking volunteers who represent individuals with disabilities and senior citizens in the co...
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New Garden Grove Dire Chief Tom Schulz. Courtesy photo.

Garden Grove names Tom Schultz as thirteenth Fire Chief

Tom Schultz, Deputy Chief of Operations for the Fullerton and Brea Fire Departments, has been appointed as Garden Grove’s thirteenth Fire Chief. Schultz, a 30-year Fire service veteran, will assume his new position with the C...
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Stand Up for Transportation Day encourages support of transportation funding bill

Orange County Transportation Authority Chairman Jeff Lalloway, also the mayor pro tem of Irvine, will join members of Congress, local elected officials and regional transportation agencies in a joint press conference to bring a...
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California court ruling voids pollution regulation of Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area

In a ruling published Monday, April 6 (pdf), the Second District of the California Court of Appeal ruled that a state park is not a “contrivance.” The park in question is Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (former...
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Shawn Nelson, Fullerton CA, Orange County CA, Orange County Supervisor

Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson opposes Buena Park Measure A

Adding another leading local elected official to the list of those opposing Measure A, Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson has announced his opposition to the measure as detrimental to Buena Park and a costly, ill-conceived a...
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