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Top Ten Stories for September 5 through September 11 include unemployment benefits fraud, back to school, and beach bluff improvement. Top Ten Stories for September 5 through September 11 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Former inmate sentenced to …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for August 29 through September 4 include child pornography, a freeway closure, and local police blotters. Top Ten Stories for August 29 through September 4 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange County man once affiliated …continue reading

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Despite the rampant fraud and mismanagement that has plagued the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and cost taxpayers at least $11 billion in fraud, three Republican good-government bills to address those failures were shelved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee Chair. Those bills held in Assembly Appropriations were: SB 39 by …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for August 15 through August 21 include . Top Ten Stories for August 15 through August 21 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Hit-and-run kills woman on foot on 7th Street in Long Beach CHP issues …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for August 08 through August 14 include a blackout in Cypress, a fatal motorcycle accident in Huntington Beach, and the end of unemployment benefits. Top Ten Stories for August 08 through August 14 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading

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Three Inland Empire women have pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges accusing them of using information belonging to other people – including California state prison inmates – to file for pandemic-related unemployment benefits, with each defendant causing at least $350,000 in losses. Paris Denise Thomas, 33, of San Bernardino, pleaded …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) took a solid swipe at eradicating unemployment insurance fraud and identity theft with the passage of Senate Bill 58 (SB 58) from the Assembly Committee on Privacy & Consumer Protection. SB 58 would require the Economic Development Department’s (EDD) to stop including full …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for May 30 through June 05 include COVID-19 vaccines, COVID-19 benefits fraud, and a hot pursuit in Seal Beach. Top Ten Stories for May 30 through June 05 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): County of …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for May 2021 include a fatal pedestrian accident, COVID-19 vaccinations, and clemency from Gov. Newsom. The Top Ten Stories for May 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for May 16 through May 22 include a Social Security Number directive to EDD, a fatal motorcycle accident, and the State mask mandate. Top Ten Stories for May 16 through May 22 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts …continue reading

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Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) took a solid swipe at eradicating unemployment insurance fraud and identity theft with the passage of Senate Bill 58 (SB 58) from the Senate Floor, which requires the Employment Development Department (EDD) to stop including full social security numbers on its correspondence. SB 58 is …continue reading