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Top Ten Stories for March 29 through April 03 include two black males shot in Long Beach, unemployment fraud, and investment risk. Top Ten Stories for March 29 through April 03 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Two black …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for March 21 through March 28 include unemployment fraud, investing for retirement, and Los Alamitos fifth graders. Top Ten Stories for March 21 through March 28 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Lakewood provides update on …continue reading

featured graphic for Lee Elementary School during COVID-19

Starting March 22, 2021, fifth graders at Lee Elementary School participated in a week-long event called 5th Grade Next Level. Lee Elementary’s PTA partnered with the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department to host activities on campus during the school day and four nighttime events. During the …continue reading

featured graphic for Cypress School Disstrict during COVID-19

Clara J. King Elementary School was one of 40 recipients honored with the 2020 Golden Bell Award by the California School Boards Association (CSBA). Each year, CSBA recognizes outstanding educational programs and school governance practices that effectively address the needs of California students. The award-winning program at King supports students’ …continue reading

featured graphic for McGaugh Elementary School PTA during COVID-19

Seal Beach’s only public elementary school is brightening the holidays for local businesses that have supported the school’s Parent Teacher Association for so many years by giving back to them through a Silent Auction happening this week at www.mcgaughauction.com. Most years, McGaugh Elementary School’s PTA receives generous donations from small …continue reading

featured graphic for Grace Christian School in Cypress during COVID-19

The following letter from the Orange County Health Care Agency was released by Grace Christian School in response to their request for a TK-6 Elementary School Waiver allowing in-person instruction. Thank you for submitting a TK-6 Elementary School Waiver application. After both local health officer and California Department of Public …continue reading

Dear Los Alamitos Unified School District Families and Community Members, We received notification this afternoon that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) have approved the CDPH elementary waiver we submitted for our six elementary schools. As part of our submission, we …continue reading

Cypress School District posted a letter from Superintendent Anne Silavs (pdf) regarding the District’s response to COVID-19: March 13, 202 Dear Cypress School District Community: Public health and safety are of the highest importance. At an emergency meeting of the Board of Trustees this afternoon, the Board adopted Resolution 190-16, …continue reading

Tom Umberg

Today, Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) introduced Senate Bill 1025, the California Student Success Act, to automatically grant library cards to all K-12 students. While similar efforts have been introduced in a few localities across the United States, SB 1025 is the first effort to take this initiative statewide. …continue reading


The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: Narrowing California’s K-12 Student Achievement Gaps Student Achievement Gaps Are Large. In 2019, the Legislature tasked our office with convening a work group focused on addressing K-12 student achievement gaps. The group started by examining data on achievement gaps in …continue reading