disaster preparedness

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Working to reduce the long-term risks of natural disasters, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency of Services (Cal OES) announced it is applying for $250 million in federal funding to support local communities. Leveraging federal funds through the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program, Cal OES submitted 14 statewide …continue reading

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As part of California’s nation-leading effort to build community resilience among vulnerable individuals living in the areas of the state most susceptible to natural disasters, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) today announced the release of $125 million in new funding for local partners. The two programs …continue reading

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Last week many schools across the LA County opened their doors and welcomed students back for in-person classes. While the pandemic morphs and changes with different strains, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region reminds students and parents that ensuring your safety includes disaster preparedness. “Parents and kids are both …continue reading

covert art for the July 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for July 04 through July 10 include health care fraud, spotlighting restaurants, and a celebration of Summer. Top Ten Stories for July 04 through July 10 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Medical Imaging Companies CEO …continue reading

featured graphic for news from the City of Seal Beach during COVID-19. City seal courtesy of Seal Beach

The National Weather Service has predicted major rain in our area. The most significant rainfall will occur between Thursday and Friday this week. The City of Seal Beach Marine Safety Department, Public Works Department and Police Department will be monitoring conditions throughout the winter season and will respond appropriately as …continue reading

featured graphic for California Earthquake Authority during COVID-19

Despite a year of record-breaking wildfires, extreme weather, and a pandemic, more than 6.1 million Californians are registered to participate in this Thursday’s (10/15) Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill, also known as International ShakeOut Day. Participants will practice “Drop, Cover, and Hold On,” the protocol recommended by earthquake safety experts …continue reading

earthquake preparedness

St. Irenaeus’ Health Ministry sponsored a very informative workshop on earthquake preparedness on Oct. 21st presented by Susan Trant, owner of Be Ready Earthquake and Survival Products. Susan listed practical plans and products that could help us survive a disaster. The presentation was attended by about 40 people, including Cypress …continue reading