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While Californians watch reservoirs refill after an extended series of storms in December and January, and Atlanta braces for riots over an in-custody beating of a young Black man by Black police officers, war smolders on in Ukraine. The Institute for the Study of War continues to provide updates and …continue reading

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This video was released by Spirit of America. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment Mason Clark, Kateryna Stepanenko, and George Barros April 14, 7:15pm ET The Russian missile cruiser Moskva, flagship of the Black Sea Fleet, sunk on April 14 after a likely Ukrainian anti-ship missile strike on April 13. Ukrainian forces …continue reading

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On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Supervisor Andrew Do’s divesture resolution, which severs all ties with Russian brokerage firms, banks, and investment companies.  “Orange County stands firmly against Vladimir Putin’s violent aggression and illegal attack on Ukraine,” said Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do. “We are united in …continue reading

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As first reported by Fox News, U.S. Representatives Young Kim (CA-39) and Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) introduced the bipartisan Direct Investigations on China, Take Action to Oppose Russia (DICTATOR) Act of 2022 to investigate whether the Chinese government and affiliated entities are assisting Vladimir Putin’s regime in evading sanctions following Russia’s …continue reading

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Today, the United States, along with Allies and partners, is imposing severe and immediate economic costs on Russia in response to Putin’s war of choice against Ukraine. Today’s actions include sweeping financial sanctions and stringent export controls that will have profound impact on Russia’s economy, financial system, and access to …continue reading

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Following the Russian military invasion of the free and sovereign nation of Ukraine, Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) released the following statement: “I am praying for the people of Ukraine, our allies, and our nation. Vladimir Putin does not get to decide the borders of a free and sovereign country. As …continue reading

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Paul Mitchell (R-MI-10), Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-8), Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2), Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK-5), Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA-2), Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11), Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-9), and Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA-3) released the following statement after news reports …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for April 21 through April 27 include the passing of Darrell Essex in Cypress, murder in Newport Beach, a missionary back in Garden Grove. The Top Ten Stories for April 21 through April 27 stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading

Twenty-year-old Kole Brodowski, from Garden Grove, can’t remember a time that he didn’t want to serve a mission for his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Missionaries are one of the most recognized characteristics of the Church. It’s not uncommon to spot the young men donned in …continue reading