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

Continuing the state’s leadership to redress historical injustices, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the launch of California’s new program to compensate survivors of state-sponsored sterilization, created as part of the 2021-22 state budget package. Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, survivors of state-sponsored sterilization can apply for compensation through California’s Forced or …continue reading

featured graphic for the December 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide (DARTS).

Top Ten Stories for November 28 through December 04 include a big drug bust, a wrong-way driver, and Lakewood’s response to organized theft. Top Ten Stories for November 28 through December 04 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Huntington …continue reading

Cover art for OCB's 2021 November Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 include Red Flag preparations, a big drug bust, and new rules for unemployment help. Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Historical Society, logo courtesy of OCHS, during COVID-19

Corrie ten Boom helped many Jews in the Netherlands escape the Nazis during World War II, was eventually sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp herself, survived, and spent the rest of her life helping others, speaking before large audiences, spreading the Gospel, and writing popular books. She spent her later years …continue reading

featured graphic for Rancho Los Alamitos during COVID-19

On Thursday, May 27th at 11:30 a.m. Rancho Los Alamitos will host a Facebook Live event to honor local leaders Bonnie Lowenthal and John Hancock. This virtual event replaces the Rancho’s Cottonwood Awards Luncheon, an annual business networking event, and fundraiser that honors individuals and organizations for their leadership and …continue reading