Featured graphic for the Orange County Transportation Authority

In the year ahead, the Orange County Transportation Authority will focus on continuing to build a transportation network that is equitable and balanced, is fiscally conservative with taxpayer dollars, and protects the environment that makes Orange County such a special place to live. That’s according to the 2022 Board and …continue reading

featured graphic for the campaign of Nick Liddi for Long Beach prosecutor

Hardcore gang prosecutor and Long Beach native Nick Liddi announced the launch of his campaign for Long Beach City Prosecutor. Liddi will challenge 12-year incumbent and current City Prosecutor Doug Haubert. Liddi is a seasoned trial attorney who previously served as a Long Beach Deputy City Prosecutor and has experience …continue reading

featured graphic for campaign by Suzie Price for mayor of Long Beach CA

Long Beach Unified School District School Board Member Doug Otto announced his endorsement of City Councilwoman Suzie Price for Long Beach City Mayor. “I am proud to endorse Suzie Price as our next Mayor,” says Otto. “As a member of the Long Beach School District Board of Education and formerly …continue reading

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At the end of a public hearing that stretched longer than most entire regular Council meetings due to the number of angry residents expressing their opposition, the Cypress City Council voted to approve a solid waste rate adjustment to the franchise agreement with Valley Vista Services of Orange County. The …continue reading

featured graphic for the campaign of Lisa Bartlett for Congress

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Williamson “Bill” Evers announced his endorsement of Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett for Congress. Bartlett is challenging Rep. Mike Levin (D) in California’s 49th Congressional District. “Lisa Bartlett is an advocate for quality education,” Dr. Evers said. “During a time when special interests have …continue reading

After the surprising retirement announcement from Ed Royce Jr., local Democrats were quick to claim his (and Darrel Issa's) scalp. Now a new challenge: Young Kim to run in 39th Congressional District.

U.S. Representatives Young Kim (CA-39) and Melanie Stansbury (NM-01), who both serve on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, introduced the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Wildland Fire Communications and Information Dissemination Act (H.R. 6410) to boost communications and information sharing efforts between first responders, fire management …continue reading

featured graphic for Visit Anaheim, logo courtesy of Visit Anaheim

Visit Anaheim, the official destination marketing organization for Anaheim, today announced it has hired three new meeting sales managers increasing the organization’s meeting sales team to five. By investing in the growth of its meeting sales team, the organization is reinforcing its current strategy to focus on securing meeting and …continue reading


The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section. This action clears the way for full California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) clearance of nearly 300 miles of the high-speed …continue reading

Featured graphic for Long Beach Police Department news. Shoulder patch design courtesy of Long Beach Police Department.

Long Beach Police Chief Wally Hebeish announced today the selection of Commander Patrick O’Dowd to the position of Deputy Chief. On January 29, 2022, Deputy Chief O’Dowd will assume command of the Long Beach Police Department’s Support Bureau, which includes the Jail, Training, Port Police, and Security Services Divisions. “Throughout …continue reading