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CAL FIRE announced the availability of up to $24 million in grants for projects that support the creation of a robust and diversified wood products market to help meet California’s forest resilience goals. CAL FIRE’s Wood Products and Bioenergy Program, which seeks to maintain and enhance the forestry sector of …continue reading

Cover art for the January 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Art, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for January 09 through January 15 include a Pacific tsunami, COVID-19, and bulky-item drop-off in Garden Grove. Top Ten Stories for JJanuary 09 through January 15 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Tsunami advisory issued for …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal for the 2022-2023 FY. “On Monday, Governor Newsom unveiled his budget priorities for the 2022-2023 FY, and while I commend the Governor for some of his administration’s proposals, I do not believe his budget does …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair of the Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-2023 State Budget: “The Governor’s budget proposal comes as we enter the third year of the pandemic. This is a critical juncture for California— we must continue to …continue reading

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The California Budget & Policy Center, a nonpartisan, research and analysis nonprofit committed to advancing public policies that improve the lives of Californians, released the following statement from Executive Director Chris Hoene following the release of Governor Newsom’s proposed 2022-23 state budget: “Urgent funding and support for the ongoing public …continue reading

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.”

Senator Josh Newman (D-Orange County) introduced Senate Bill 835 to allow family members of a legislative employee who dies before reaching retirement age to remain on the Legislature’s health plan for up to 120 days. For most state employees who die while in state service, the State of California is …continue reading

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching so treat yourself or gift the yummiest candy on earth, while supporting our Soroptimist International of Cypress event at the same time! Shop online here to help Soroptimist International of Cypress reach its fundraising goals. 100% of fundraising profits go towards Educational Grants and Service …continue reading

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Cypress College Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) student Megan Park was one of only two recipients in the nation to receive the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation Sonography Student and Advanced Degree Scholarship, earning $2,500 to use toward her tuition, books, and educational fees. Although Megan is committed to …continue reading

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Modernize and Integrate City’s Business Park Specific Plans Department Community Development Category RFP Community Development RFP Number CD-001-22 Start Date 01/06/2022 8:00 am Close Date 02/04/2022 4:00 pm RFP Post Status Open The City is undertaking the modernization and integration of the Specific Plans which constitute the Cypress Business Park …continue reading

Cover art for the January 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Art, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for January 02 through January 08 include fatal accidents in Long Beach, early release of violent criminals, and COVID-19 closures. Top Ten Stories for January 02 through January 08 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Single-vehicle …continue reading