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In response to four legal claims of sexual harassment within the Orange County District Attorney’s office, Democratic Party of Orange County Chairwoman Ada Briceño today publicly called on the Orange County Office of Independent Review (OIR) to launch an independent investigation of the allegations. The call for an investigation comes …continue reading

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California agencies failed to plan effectively, failed to prepare, and failed to respond quickly or at all to the pandemic, a new report from the Independent Institute shows. Click here to read the report: The Golden Fleece Award for COVID-19 Failures in California When government agencies did respond, they found …continue reading

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In partnership with the Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCDB), Orange County Veterans Service Office, and Orange County Automobile Dealers Association, the County of Orange is collaborating with OC Driven for Success to help provide support to military veterans and transitioning service members. Assistance will include paid training, mentoring, and …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom released the following statement today regarding the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated outdoor masking recommendations: “California has made incredible progress in controlling the spread of COVID-19, resulting in the lowest positivity rate in the country. And we have administered more than 28 million vaccine …continue reading

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The Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCDB) was awarded a Veterans’ Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) grant by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) for the amount of $500,000 to help veterans find jobs. In partnership with the Orange County (OC) Veterans Service Office, OC One-Stop Center, and a consortium of …continue reading

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The Supreme Court of California on Tuesday announced the appointment of 19 commission members who will study the future of California’s Bar Exam. The Joint Supreme Court/State Bar Blue Ribbon Commission on the Future of the California Bar Exam will develop recommendations on whether to make changes to the California …continue reading

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Harmeet Dhillon Comments on Recall of Governor Newsom Qualifying RNC National Committeewoman for California and civil rights attorney Harmeet K. Dhillon issued this statement in reaction to the recall of California Governor Gavin Newsom qualifying for the ballot. “Tested by the fire of a major crisis over the past year, …continue reading