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Top Ten Stories for May 08 through May 14 included an in-custody death, a suspected DUI fatal collision, and an OC Streetcar milestone. Top Ten Stories for May 08 through May 14 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Female …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for May 01 through May 07 included a Long Beach fatal traffic accident, an Anaheim craft and vintage fair, and a housing grant. Top Ten Stories for May 01 through May 07 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts …continue reading

featured graphic for Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation

Caltrans and the City of Huntington Beach today celebrated a $5 million grant awarded to the city to improve safety and beautify the Oak View neighborhood. The project is made possible through Governor Gavin Newsom’s Clean California initiative, a sweeping $1.1 billion, multiyear clean-up effort led by Caltrans to remove …continue reading

featured graphic for Stop Poseidon coalition

The California-based ‘Stop Poseidon’ coalition, comprised of environmental justice, coastal and ocean conservation groups, digitally delivered 12,512 signatures and comments to the California Coastal Commission in opposition to the proposed Brookfield-Poseidon Desalination Plant – which would be expensive, unnecessary, and environmentally damaging. “As a grassroots organization working to conserve the …continue reading

Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

While pulling together the Top Ten Stories list on Sunday, April 10, I realized that I have neglected monthly, quarterly, and yearly Top Ten Stories. The last monthly Top Ten Stories article was for September 2021. As part of catching up, here is a list of the Top Ten Stories …continue reading

Cover art for OCB's 2021 October Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

While pulling together the Top Ten Stories list on Sunday, April 10, I realized that I have neglected monthly, quarterly, and yearly Top Ten Stores. The last monthly Top Ten Stories article was for September 2021. As part of catching up, here is a list of the Top Ten Stories …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for March 20 through March 26 include improving CalOptima, remembering Sam Sachs, and passport services at the Orange County Clerk-Recorder. Top Ten Stories for March 20 through March 26 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): CalOptima …continue reading

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen after COVID-19

Assemblymember Janet Nguyen and colleagues introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 162 to designate a portion of State Highway Route 39 in the City of Huntington Beach as the Officer Nicholas Vella Memorial Highway. “Our community has come together alongside the police departments throughout the region to mourn the loss of HBPD …continue reading

Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

Top Ten Stories for February 20 through February 26 include Huntington Beach Police helicopter crash, a Lakewood vigil, and a Long Beach murder. Top Ten Stories for 20 through February 26 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Official press …continue reading

featured graphic for Huntington Beach Police Department after COVID-19

On Saturday, February 20, 2022, the Huntington Beach Police Department helicopter, HB-1, crashed into the waters off Newport Beach with two officers onboard, resulting in the death of one officer and injuries to the other. Officer Nicholas Vella, 44-years-old, was pronounced deceased. HB-1 was responding to assist the Newport Beach …continue reading