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

While pulling together the Top Ten Stories list on Sunday, April 10, I realized that I have neglected monthly, quarterly, and yearly Top Ten Stores. The last monthly Top Ten Stories article was for September 2021. As part of catching up, here is a list of the Top Ten Stories …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for October 31 through November 06 includes new shopping in Long Beach, trash in Garden grove, and school board turmoil in Los Alamitos. Top Ten Stories for October 31 through November 06 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts …continue reading

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The latest poll from Gallup, pitting whether people are worried about catching COVID-19 versus whether state lockdowns will crush their personal finances, shows a remarkable balance: According to Gallup: Broad concern about these two eventualities — getting the virus and experiencing severe financial hardship — is roughly equal now, with …continue reading

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About 87 million Americans are worried about their credit scores due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to WalletHub’s nationally representative Coronavirus and Credit Score Survey, released today along with tips to protect your credit score during the crisis. Below are additional highlights of the survey, along with a WalletHub Q&A. …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that financial institutions will provide major financial relief for millions of Californians suffering financially as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. “Millions of California families will be able to take a sigh of relief,” said Governor Newsom. “These new financial protections will provide relief to …continue reading