C.E.H. Wiedel

The publisher of Orange County Breeze — a shadowy figure that few can honestly claim to have spoken with.

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The technical department of Orange County Breeze will be performing intermittent website maintenance over the course of the four-day Thanksgiving weekend. The appearance of the website may change, or services be interrupted during this time. We expect everything to be back in place prior to Monday, November 29. We apologize …continue reading

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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated more than $1.18 billion for projects to fix and improve transportation infrastructure throughout California. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, accounts for more than half of this critical investment – $630 million. “California has the most heavily-traveled …continue reading

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Although the unemployment rate fell modestly and the number of those employed rose slightly — notably in the leisure and hospitality sector — the June employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics again missed expectations. Unemployment remains well above its level prior to February 2020, when COVID-19 restrictions began. …continue reading

40th Infantry Division headquarters on JFTB Los Alamitos, photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

As part of a new joint effort by the State of California and the federal government, national guardsmen of the 40th Infantry Division are supporting a new mass vaccination site at California State University, Los Angeles. According to California National Guard Spc. Simone Lara, the partnership includes Federal Emergency Management …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton) is optimistic of Governor Newsom’s proposed budget plan announced today to spend $227.2 billion that provides funding for immediate COVID-19 response and relief efforts in the state’s budget to help all Californians. As the legislature returns back to the Capitol next week, the budget …continue reading

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Cypress College was awarded the 2020 National CyberWatch: Innovations in Cyber Security Education award for their work with Jobs Challenge last semester. This is the second consecutive year in a row that the Cypress College Cybersecurity Program is being honored. The program is led by Ben Izadi and Russ Alizadeh …continue reading