Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

Top Ten Stories for February 06 through February 12 include Laguna wildfire evacuation, foodborne illness, and new Amazon jobs. Top Ten Stories for February 06 through February 12 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Immediate evacuation of Irvine Cove …continue reading

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California’s unemployment rate improved to an even 11 percent in September as the state’s employers added 96,000 jobs1, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two surveys. This comes after August’s upward-revised gain of 113,800 jobs (+11,900 jobs from previously reported gain). California has …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) and members of the California Senate Republican Caucus have introduced a legislative package to counteract the job-killing impacts of Assembly Bill 5 (2019). Senate Bill 806, authored by Senate Republican Leader Grove and co-authored by members of the Senate Republican Caucus, would repeal and …continue reading