Veterans Legal Institute (VLI) proudly announces its annual fundraising and networking event, Lawyers for Warriors, will be held on November 8, 2021 at the Center Club of Orange County in Costa Mesa, CA from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Join in for an incredible night of storytelling, unlimited wine pours,
Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) reintroduced The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2021. The bipartisan and bicameral legislation directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform clinical research on the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in treating veterans’ post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain.
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
Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced his Senate Bill (SB) 763, which broadens the allowance of veterans suffering from military-related trauma to petition for resentencing, cleared the public safety committee unanimously. SB 763 builds upon 2015 legislation related to incarcerated veterans and their ability to petition for resentencing and removes its
As deaths due to COVID-19 surpass half a million in the U.S., it’s difficult to find someone not personally affected by the pervasive contagion in some way. Daughters lost fathers, brothers lost sisters, and entire families have been destroyed by this pandemic. For one California National Guard Soldier working at
U.S. Navy Lt. John Miller, from Seal Beach, Calif., completes a root canal on Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Charles Norris, from Laurel Hill, N.C., aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) April 6, 2021. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the
The California Employment Development Department (EDD) announced today it has awarded $4.9 million in Veterans’ Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) grants for 11 organizations in 13 counties that will help veterans find jobs. “These grants will help connect our veterans with services, training, skills assessment, and job placement across California,” said
An Anaheim, California, native is serving aboard USS Philippine Sea, a U.S. Navy a Flight II Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. Lieutenant Junior Grade Sarah English is a 2013 Orange Lutheran High School graduate and a 2017 graduate of University of Southern California. Today, English serves as a Surface Warfare Officer.
Top Ten Stories for April 04 through April 10 include a real estate scam, illegal narcotics, and development at Long Beach Airport. Top Ten Stories for April 04 through April 10 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Torrance man
Over the last year, families all over the world have been tested – emotionally and physically – by COVID-19. Frontline workers like our U.S. service members have not stopped throughout this pandemic and this service takes a toll on them as well as their kids. That’s why during this April’s
U.S. Navy sailor Nathan C. Hammond, a native of Orange County, California, was meritoriously promoted to petty officer first class today, during a surprise ceremony. The Meritorious Advancement Program allows command triads to advance their most qualified sailors ahead of each of the semi-annual Navy-wide Advancement Cycles. Hammond enlisted in
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic *** By Appointment ONLY *** We have a limited amount of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Make your appointment now! ELIGIBILITY Veterans regardless of age and enrollment status, their spouses, caregivers and certain beneficiaries. WHEN Saturday, April 10, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE