Politics

Newman (D-Fullerton) piles up five bills - and each of them is designed “to reflect the kind of pragmatic policy [he] came to office to create.”

State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) will introduce two constitutional amendment proposals to increase the number of signatures required to trigger a recall election and to have California’s lieutenant governor finish the governor’s term if a recall is successful. Senator Newman plans to introduce both bills on January 3, the first …continue reading

featured graphic for Nathan Hochman campaign for attorney general

Congresswoman Michelle Steel, who represents Coastal Orange County in Congress, has announced her support for former US Assistant Attorney General and candidate for California Attorney General, Nathan Hochman, as he runs to succeed Newsom appointee Rob Bonta in 2022. In announcing her endorsement, Congresswoman Steel stated: “With crime on the …continue reading

In the evening of September 10, Legislative Democrats passed Senate Bill 357 (Wiener), another ‘criminals first’ bill that will negatively impact California’s ability to combat sex trafficking. Senate Republicans all voted against the measure. In an usual move, the bill’s author held the measure at the Senate desk and it …continue reading

Editorial - Room with a View

Although the news release from Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) blurs the boundary lines, the recognition given to Terry Stapleton by Representative Lou Correa (D-CA46) was in response to her leadership in the fight against COVID-19, for which she should rightly be applauded. That work is …continue reading

featured graphic for Long Beach Republican Women Federated after COVID-19

Presidents go down in history for immortal words uttered during speeches – but who writes those words? Often, it’s speechwriters who take the president’s vision and translate it into phrases that become part of America’s lexicon. The community is invited to attend the Saturday, September 11, 2021, Long Beach Republican …continue reading

cover art for the August 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for August 22 through August 28 include closure of the I-5, the High-Speed Rail, and a new Cypress City Councilman. Top Ten Stories for August 22 through August 28 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Full …continue reading

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, representing Assembly District 65 in California, after COVID-19.

Career classroom teacher and current Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and a large group of community leaders today called on Orange County voters to reject a politically motivated recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Quirk-Silva and the group pointed to the hidden motivations of initiative funders and the dangerous beliefs of the unqualified …continue reading

featured graphic for Nathan Hochman campaign for attorney general

Assemblyman Phillip Chen, the representative of California’s 55th State Assembly District, has announced his support for former US Assistant Attorney General and candidate for California Attorney General, Nathan Hochman, in the race to unseat Newsom appointee Rob Bonta in 2022. In announcing his endorsement, Assemblyman Chen explained: “Whether it be …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

In order to best protect students and staff as California starts the school year fully in-person, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today issued a new public health order requiring all school staff to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week. “To …continue reading