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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) volunteers and staff will team up with law enforcement patrols across the country on Aug. 27 for the fourth nationwide “Saturation Saturday.” The virtual and in-person events highlight impaired driving prevention efforts by law enforcement during the annual National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) “Drive …continue reading

Garden Grove Mayor Pro Tem and cancer researcher Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen reports an endorsement from the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association in her race for California State Assembly District 70.  “Keeping people safe is the most fundamental responsibility elected leaders have,” said Diedre. “At the City of Garden Grove, I …continue reading

featured graphic for Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

California’s first theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm, announced the beginning of a major renovation at the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. The multi-million-dollar investment promises to offer guests a unique, memorable experience centered around the park’s founders, Walter and Cordelia Knott, that blends farm comfort and family hospitality seamlessly with contemporary …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

On Saturday, August 13, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris along with OC Coastkeeper hosted a beach cleanup at the Huntington Beach State Park. The event saw a large turnout of 190 volunteers who quickly geared up and spread out across the coast to collect trash. Nearly 200 pounds of trash ranging from …continue reading

featured graphic for 2nd and PCH in Long Beach after COVID-19.

2ND & PCH, Long Beach’s premier outdoor shopping center, has announced six new businesses opening this summer. A hub for best-in-class dining options, the center continues to expand culinary offerings with an array of new restaurants, including regional favorite Beachwood Brewing, plus a farm-to-bowl pet kitchen. The latest restaurants and …continue reading

featured graphic for the campaign of Rex Richardson for Long Beach mayor

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his endorsement of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson in the race for Long Beach’s next Mayor. “I’m proud to endorse Vice Mayor Rex Richardson because he has a proven track record of tackling Long Beach’s biggest challenges and delivering results,” said Governor Newsom. “I’m confident in …continue reading

The California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert calling for voluntary energy conservation.

The California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17: California-ISO-issues-Flex-Alert-for-tomorrow-Aug-17.pdf (caiso.com). The period of concern is 4 – 9 p.m. “Consumers are urged to conserve electricity, especially during the late afternoon and early evening, when the grid is most stressed due to higher demand …continue reading

featured graphic for Knott's Scary Farm after COVID-19

The most immersive Halloween experience in Southern California, Knott’s Scary Farm, returns with unimaginable new scares and terrifying twists for its 49th frightful year. Every inch of the park transforms into everyone’s worst nightmare as the most horrendous monsters await around every corner ready to turn you into their next …continue reading

featured graphic for California Department of Managed Health Care

The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) is continuing to monitor access to services for Californians enrolled in Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (Kaiser Permanente) who may be impacted during a strike by behavioral health care workers in Northern California. “Ensuring California health plans provide timely access to care …continue reading