unemployment benefits

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

Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 include Red Flag preparations, a big drug bust, and new rules for unemployment help. Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange …continue reading

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The party may be over, and the bill due, for California residents who applied for and received Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) without proof of prior employment. New federal rules require California to collect proof of prior employment for all those receiving PUA. If a recipient can’t provide proof of prior …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for August 15 through August 21 include . Top Ten Stories for August 15 through August 21 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Hit-and-run kills woman on foot on 7th Street in Long Beach CHP issues …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

Federal authorities this week arrested three Inland Empire residents on fraud charges alleging they used information belonging to California state prison inmates to file for pandemic-related unemployment benefits, with each causing at least $345,000 in losses. The three defendants are charged in separate criminal complaints, and each woman faces two …continue reading

featured graphic for Kevin Faulconer for governor during COVID-19

With California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) in complete disarray, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer – the leading candidate to recall Gavin Newsom – unveiled a proposal based on his experience as mayor to reform the department and its broken unemployment system. “When Californians call for help, Gavin Newsom leaves …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for January 07 through January 16 include eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination, a suspicious death, and affordable housing. The announcement of the eligibility for vaccination of those residents of Orange County ages 65 and older was by leaps and bounds the most-read story of the past week. Let …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for January 03 through January 09 include a fatal pedestrian accident, unemployment, COVID-19, and a new State budget. Top Ten Stories for January 03 through January 09 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Riverside man killed …continue reading