veterans

featured graphic for the December 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide (DARTS).

Top Ten Stories for November 28 through December 04 include a big drug bust, a wrong-way driver, and Lakewood’s response to organized theft. Top Ten Stories for November 28 through December 04 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Huntington …continue reading

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

featured graphic for Seza Barsamian, DDS, Inc., General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, after COVID-19

For the eighth consecutive year, Los Alamitos dentist Dr. Seza Barsamian’s office will host their annual Veteran’s Day Free Service for Retired Veterans. This event will take place Thursday Nov. 11, 2021 at their location at 4022 Katella Ave., Suite 206 in the city of Los Alamitos. Veterans will have …continue reading

featured graphic for Michelle Steel, Congresswoman for California’s 48th District, after COVID-19

On Friday, September 17th, Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) hosted a roundtable event at Heroes Hall in Costa Mesa with House Veterans Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost, members of the Orange County Veterans Cemetery Coalition and Rep. Steel’s Veterans Advisory Board. The participants discussed issues facing the veterans’ community in …continue reading

featured graphic for Thomas Umberg, California State Senator for District 34, during COVID-19

Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D – Santa Ana) announced that two of his measures impacting California veterans were approved by Assembly policy committees yesterday. Senate Bill 665, which allows private employers to establish, and maintain, a written veteran’s preference employment policy and hiring program, passed out of the Assembly Labor …continue reading

featured graphic for VA Long Beach Healthcare System during COVID-19

Recent legislation signed into law by President Biden now allows the VA to vaccinate all Veterans, enrolled or not, with any discharge status other than Dishonorable or Bad Conduct. Additionally, it also allows for spouses of Veterans and certain Veteran caregivers enrolled in VA caregiver support programs to be vaccinated. …continue reading

featured graphic for Thomas Umberg, California State Senator for District 34, during COVID-19

Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced that his Senate Bill 498, which expands legal services to veterans on disability, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee with a unanimous, bi-partisan vote. The Senator used the opportunity to debut his Veterans Legislative Package for the year, as well. “We have a moral …continue reading

featured graphic for Veterans Affairs during COVID-19

Veteran COVID vaccination is now open to all enrolled Veterans, regardless of age. Eligible Veterans may call 562-826-5300 to schedule their vaccination appointment. Our Call Center operates Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For caregivers enrolled in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) program, …continue reading

featured graphic for Federal Trade Commission during COVID-19

During the past four years, the FTC logged more than 378,000 reports from veterans — and nearly 161,000 were fraud-related. More than 24,000 of those reported a loss (with total losses of $205 million). Veterans had a median loss of $755, compared to active duty servicemembers who reported a median …continue reading