Orange County CA

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The Unified is continuing its response Tuesday to the coastal oil spill in Orange and San Diego Counties. High winds and elevated swell heights continue to impact Southern California. As predicted, the Unified Command has seen an increase of tar balls along the coasts of Orange and San Diego counties …continue reading

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The Unified Command is continuing its response Sunday to the coastal oil spill in Orange and San Diego Counties. In Orange and San Diego Counties, the public can expect to see Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Teams and contracted cleanup crews equipped in protective gear, monitoring, inspecting, and cleaning the beaches to …continue reading

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A year and a half after the State-ordered pandemic lockdown, Cypress threw a party. The Cypress Community Festival Association set the dates for the 2021 Cypress Community Festival back in April. Breaking with tradition, the Festival Association decided to hold a concert the night before the “regular” Festival. They decided …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for October 03 through October 09 include a religious scam, homelessness and mental health, and free compost. Top Ten Stories for October 03 through October 09 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Ex-pastor of Orange County …continue reading

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Assemblymember Janet Nguyen was joined by Senator Pat Bates in demanding a full investigation by the Office of Pipeline Safety within the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on the recent Orange County Oil Spill. You can view the letter that was sent HERE (pdf). …continue reading

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According to the latest update from the Unified Command leading the oil spill response along the Orange County coastline, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA), and a contracted environmental consulting firm, are conducting community air …continue reading

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The US Coast Guard has issued the following bulletin regarding harbor restrictions related to the oil spill off of Huntington Beach: As of 2 p.m. local time, October 8, 2021, the Captain of the Port of Los Angeles – Long Beach provide the following update on waterways statuses: In cooperation …continue reading