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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

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Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled the 2022-23 May Revision Proposal, which continues to reflect the state’s vision to defend women’s right to choose, expand access to health care for all Californians, and protect the most vulnerable. “We applaud Governor Newsom’s actions to support the whole-child, whole-family framework by investing in children’s …continue reading

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As global inflation and war in Europe drive up costs across the country, California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a $300.7 billion budget to provide relief from rising inflation, ensure public safety, address homelessness, transform public education, and combat climate change. The Governor’s California Blueprint includes an $18.1 billion inflation …continue reading

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Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her proposal to allocate up to $1.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to support Santa Ana Small Businesses impacted by ongoing streetcar construction and the COVID-19 pandemic. “For the last few months, …continue reading

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Ahead of South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration, Reps. Michelle Steel (R-CA) and Young Kim (R-CA) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging them to strengthen the U.S.’s strategic deterrence efforts on the Korean Peninsula, push back against Kim Jong Un’s latest …continue reading

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Below are the monthly updates from the most current 2022 fuel price data ( and February 2022 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration). To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at The latest data continues to reflect the …continue reading

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Juan Carrillo, Palmdale City Councilmember and candidate for California State Assembly District 39, is inviting Rep. Karen Bass, candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles, to visit Palmdale following her offensive proposal to push Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis aside by exporting it to Palmdale. In an interview with the Los Angeles …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congress Members Lou Correa (CA-46), Michelle Steel (CA-48) and 14 House colleagues in introducing the bipartisan “Honor Our Commitment Act” to codify protections afforded to Vietnamese refugees in the United States under a 2008 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. and Vietnam. …continue reading

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Orange County School of the Arts Freshman Doyeon (Jennifer) Kim from La Habra was named the winner of the 2022 CA-39 Congressional Art Competition. Her winning artwork, titled, A Soulful Night Market, will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC for one year. In announcing the news, …continue reading