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

Governor Gavin Newsom visited a fuel break made possible by executive action in 2019 that helped firefighters respond to last year’s devastating Creek Fire, and highlighted the agreement on a $536 million legislative package to accelerate fire prevention projects that protect communities. “Perhaps nowhere is the threat of wildfires caused …continue reading

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The new documentary THE WEST IS BURNING premiering next month in Southern California on KCET, examines the history of forest management and litigation to raise awareness of the current conditions of forests in the western U.S. As summers get hotter, longer and drier, catastrophic megafires – wildfires that decimate over …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for October 2020 include unemployment, CHP activity near Los Alamitos, and Lou Correa on Amy Coney Barrett. The Top Ten Stories for October 2020 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of November 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): Unemployment benefits paid …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for October 25 through October 31 include Amy Coney Barrett, wildfire evacuations, and more COVID-19 edicts from Gov. Newsom. Top Ten Stories for October 25 through October 31 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Congressman Lou …continue reading

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Over 5,600 firefighters continue to battle 22 wildfires in California. Yesterday, firefighters responded to 29 new wildfires, all of which were quickly contained. More cooperative weather continues to aid firefighters in their efforts towards containment on the on-going wildfires. In fact, as good progress has been made in Orange County, …continue reading

featured graphic for Bike for Humanity fundraiser wildire relief during COVID-19

With wildfires raging throughout the Western United States, Bike for Humanity, the global initiative co-created by Basketball Hall of Fame member Bill Walton, will return to the streets on Halloween Day, Saturday, Oct. 31, with a socially-distanced / virtual ride to raise much-needed funds for wildfire relief efforts in both …continue reading