Guest Editorial

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Rising star and actress Nimi Adokiye, and her husband, director Danny Eley, spoke to The Hollywood Times about their work, living in Orange County, their faith, background and their new baby. Due any day now, Nimi showed off her baby bump and had a nice chat with me about her …continue reading

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California’s independent citizen redistricting commission just unanimously approved the state’s new congressional map three days ago, on December 20th. The maps will be certified by Dec. 27. Surprisingly, it doesn’t alter the balance of power as dramatically as it could have done. This was not entirely shocking as I got …continue reading

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“Parents”, the new special interest group, tipped the recent Virginia election, surprising pundits. School choice gained major momentum after shutdowns, mandates and when parents were able to observe the compromised state of public education through Zoom sessions. RealClear opinion research polling showed 64% of Americans supporting school choice in April …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for November 07 through November 13 include two fatal acidents in Seal Beach, new stores in Long Beach, and threats over curriculum. Top Ten Stories for November 07 through November 13 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading

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Recently, I explored Emily Hibard’s grandfather’s business being forced to sell their old functional trucks to meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations. With over 80 container ships sitting idly at the Los Angeles ports, the lack of trucks was one part of the problem. But there are many more government-created issues …continue reading

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I interviewed co-organizer Matt Simmons at length, and he cited the roots of this activism, which was awakened this year, in line with many parents around the country.  Just this week, Bill Maher pushed back against the “woke” takeover, saying that it’s ‘disingenuous’ to say parents oppose Black history, promoting …continue reading

A demonstrator holds a sign calling for Marlys Davidson to step down from her position as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Los Alamitos Unified School District. Photo courtesy Marc Ang.

Los Alamitos School Board Trustee President Marlys Davidson was caught on a hot mic, saying “F*** You” to a parent in a clip that went viral. In a national environment where many arrogant moments have been caught at school board meetings, this added to the growing library of trustees who …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for October 31 through November 06 includes new shopping in Long Beach, trash in Garden grove, and school board turmoil in Los Alamitos. Top Ten Stories for October 31 through November 06 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts …continue reading

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On October 26, 2021, Marlys Davidson embarrassed the Los Alamitos community and defiled our School District’s reputation. During a school board meeting, Marlys Davidson said, “F*CK YOU” to a mother who was simply expressing her concerns during public comment during a school board meeting. Marlys’s vile comment was caught on …continue reading

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With over 80 container ships just sitting at the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports, I connected with Emily Hibard’s paper manufacturing family business, which was forced to sell their old trucks, which she attributes to being a major contributor to the supply chain fiasco due to truck shortages. Growing …continue reading