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In the evening of September 10, Legislative Democrats passed Senate Bill 357 (Wiener), another ‘criminals first’ bill that will negatively impact California’s ability to combat sex trafficking. Senate Republicans all voted against the measure. In an usual move, the bill’s author held the measure at the Senate desk and it …continue reading

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, representing Assembly District 65 in California, after COVID-19.

Career classroom teacher and current Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and a large group of community leaders today called on Orange County voters to reject a politically motivated recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Quirk-Silva and the group pointed to the hidden motivations of initiative funders and the dangerous beliefs of the unqualified …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for August 08 through August 14 include a blackout in Cypress, a fatal motorcycle accident in Huntington Beach, and the end of unemployment benefits. Top Ten Stories for August 08 through August 14 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading

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

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Los Angeles Police Department Officer Becky Strong: “Jennifer and I extend our deepest condolences to Officer Strong’s family, friends and fellow members of the Los Angeles Police Department during this difficult time. Officer Strong selflessly dedicated 27 years …continue reading

Theresienstadt concentration camp archway with the phrase Arbeit macht frei (work makes (you) free), placed over the entrance in a number of Nazi concentration camps. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

Robin Itzler, a longtime contributer to Orange County Breeze, explains how Disneyland’s Main Street provides cover for the malicious intents and actions of Communist China in an essay at American Thinker: Disneyland’s fantasy Main Street allows many Americans to ignore that, under the aegis of Disney’s current management, the street’s …continue reading

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

Governor Gavin Newsom today took action to lift pandemic executive orders as the state moves Beyond the Blueprint (pdf) next week to fully, safely reopen. That includes terminating the Stay-at-Home Order that was implemented early in the pandemic to protect Californians and retiring the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Effective …continue reading

featured graphic for Hamilton Place Strategies during COVID-19

With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly in sight, analyses are now being published about the varied responses by the individual States to the pandemic. In particular, Hamilton Place Strategies has published a report looking jointly at two important indicators in order to rank States’ pandemic response: job loss …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for April 11 through April 17 include real estate fraud, a book sale, and returning Summer Concerts. Top Ten Stories for April 11 through April 17 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Torrance man and his …continue reading

featured graphic for We Draw the Lines California Citizens Redistricting Commission during COVID-19

Join the California Citizens Redistricting Commission for a Redistricting Basics presentation with a live question and answer period. CRC Redistricting Basics Presentation Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2 to 3 p.m. Live streamed at: WeDrawTheLinesCA.org Let us know you’re coming: https://www.facebook.com/events/446282249800562 Join us to find out: What is redistricting? What is …continue reading