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cover art for the August 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

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

Top Ten Stories for February 21 through February 27 include a Garden Grove groundbreaking, Long Beach murder arrests, and One Stop job opportunities. Top Ten Stories for February 21 through February 27 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Pavilion …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Building on previous actions to protect California’s front-line workforce, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a host of new safeguards for California workers who face the greatest risk of COVID-19. In addition to support for workers, including agricultural and farmworkers, to isolate and quarantine, Governor Newsom unveiled a robust education campaign …continue reading

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Unemployment benefits paid to workers hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic over the last three-and-a-half months now total $37.5 billion, $4 billion alone just last week – providing critical financial support to families and communities throughout California. According to the latest data, the state’s Employment Development Department (EDD) has processed …continue reading

The US Census Bureau reports in dry terms that the US economy dove off a cliff in April. When reading the numbers, remember that your local government (as well as the State of California) depends in large part on sales tax to keep things running. Also remember that these changes …continue reading

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Members of California’s fitness industry have joined together to form the California Fitness Alliance (CFA) with the goal of safely and responsibly initiating the reopening of clubs and fitness facilities throughout the state. An industry that employs over 180,000 people at more than 4,000 fitness locations across the state, fitness …continue reading