Top Ten Stories for August 2020 include EDD (again), SNAP benefit increase, and Cypress Parking Lot Cinema. The Top Ten Stories for August 2020 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of August 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): California launches second phase of extension …continue reading

Today, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, promptly delivered CARES Act funding checks for small businesses to the mayors of the Second District. “I am thrilled to deliver this much needed CARES Act Funding to the cities of the Second District to be given to their …continue reading

“I’m pleased that the Board of Supervisors approved a plan today that will allocate stimulus funding equally by supervisorial district. This plan ensures that stimulus funds quickly help everyone – not just the rich and well-connected. Before making funds available, public-private partnerships will be sought after with community organizations, entrepreneurship …continue reading

Today, Orange County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Andrew Do, First District, and Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District, released their $101 million HEART Plan to deliver a much-needed boost to Orange County small businesses, community service programs, and residents. The Plan supports Fourth District Supervisor Doug Chaffee’s suggestion at the …continue reading

At the May 12th Board of Supervisors meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and Supervisor Donald P. Wagner introduced a motion to direct $75 million of CARES Act Funding to Assist Business Recovery Grant Program to be administered and divided amongst the cities. Unfortunately, the …continue reading

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 104 of his House colleagues in calling on House leadership to ensure that 501(c)(5) organizations, like labor unions, are made eligible to receive forgivable relief loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader …continue reading