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featured graphic for Congressman Alan Lowenthal

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) to introduce bipartisan legislation to create a national standard for the labeling of non-flushable wet wipes. This common-sense standard would address the growing problem of these wipes being flushed into and creating obstructions in public sewer, stormwater, and wastewater …continue reading

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The County of Orange announced that it will seek $20 million for the site development for the Veterans Cemetery at the Gypsum Canyon Site. The supplemental agenda item to allocate $20 million exclusively for the site development of the Veterans portion for the Mountain Park Cemetery location in Anaheim will …continue reading

Tom Umberg

In response to news that U.S. Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) and Matthew Gaetz (R-Florida) were hoping to bring their “America First” rally and campaign to Orange County, Senator Umberg issued the following statement: Like many, I’m disheartened to hear that Reps Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz are hoping …continue reading

featured graphic for Michelle Steel, Congresswoman for California’s 48th District, during COVID-19

Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) today announced that her direct funding request language for the Surfside-Sunset & Newport Beach Replenishment Project was included in the Energy and Water Development and Related Agency Funding Bill for the upcoming fiscal year. With the support of Orange County leaders and project stakeholders, Rep. Steel …continue reading

featured graphic for Katrina Foley, 2nd District Supervisor for the County of Orange, California.

In response to a substantial increase in positive cases and hospitalizations in Orange County and throughout California, Supervisor Katrina Foley (District 2) called on the Orange County Health Care Agency to resume daily reporting of COVID-19 information. “Daily positivity rates have surged in neighboring Los Angeles, San Diego, and San …continue reading

covert art for the July 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for July 11 through July 17 include school bus maintenance and land development in Cypress, and a new mobile app to connect OC businesses with customers. Top Ten Stories for July 11 through July 17 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week …continue reading

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State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the July 8th sale of $1.888 billion of systemwide revenue bonds for the Trustees of the California State University (CSU) to provide funding for various capital improvements and refund previously issued debt. The bond sale consisted of three series: $124.2 million Series 2021A tax-exempt bonds, …continue reading

featured graphic for California Senate District 29, represented by Josh Newman, during COVID-19

State Sen. Josh Newman led an effort to secure $7.8 million to sustain and expand the innovative, impactful and successful public safety model developed by The North Orange County Public Safety Task Force (NOCPSTF), officials announced today. The Task Force is a unique collaborative of cities, police departments and Community …continue reading