Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D., president and CEO of MemorialCare, a leading Southern California nonprofit integrated health system, has been named chairman of Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a national alliance of leading healthcare organizations from all health sectors. Under Dr. Arbuckle’s leadership, MemorialCare – with over 200 sites of care and more …continue reading

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The sound of artillery fire will echo across communities surrounding Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) on Saturday, May 15, commemorating the change of command of the California Army National Guard’s 100th Troop Command. The traditional artillery salute by three M119A3 howitzers of the Cal Guard’s Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 143rd …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following post: A Framework for Allocating Federal Recovery Funds In the coming months, the Legislature will face important decisions over how to use California’s share of the state fiscal recovery funds included in the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Estimated at approximately $26 …continue reading

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Garden Grove’s underwater-themed, fully-enclosed children’s play park, Atlantis Play Center, will re-open its doors for the summer on Saturdays and Sundays only, starting on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 29, through Sunday, August 22. Operating hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Atlantis Play Center is located at …continue reading

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Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced his Senate Bill (SB) 408 advanced out of the Senate Governance and Finance Committee today with unanimous, bipartisan support. As new reports indicate small businesses are at risk of being left behind in the economic recovery efforts, the bill establishes a tax credit available for …continue reading

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Challenging conventions and expectations, Black Violin combines classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound called “classical boom.” The Grammy®-nominated violin and viola duo Kev Marcus and Wil B merge string arrangements with modern beats to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic …continue reading

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The Orange County Register has published three articles following the release of a video showing an adjunct professor at Cypress College interrupting and berating a student during his presentation on so-called “cancel culture” that included his support of police. Here’s the video: Watch the latest video at Here are …continue reading

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As the country continues to confront a history of racial injustice, deeply rooted in the legacy of slavery and systemic racism, today, Governor Gavin Newsom appointed five individuals to serve on the newly formed Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The formation of this task …continue reading