Irvine’s Great Park Could Become Orange County’s Next Super Vaccination Site 

Irvine city council will decide Jan. 26 whether to designate the Orange County Great Park as the region’s next major COVID-19 vaccination site. If approved, the proposal will license the County of…

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Orange County Supervisors Slam Othena App for Vaccines

SANTA ANA (CNS)—Orange County supervisors Jan. 26 offered blistering criticism of Othena, the county's app and website for COVID-19 vaccinations, as they raised concerns about a shortfall in the medicine…

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Police Training Facility to be Renamed in Former Sheriff’s Honor

A name change to the Orange County Sheriff’s Katella Training Facility in honor of a former sheriff who died in early January was approved Jan. 26 by the Orange County…

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Orange County Streetcar Project is Over Budget, and Behind Schedule 

The county’s first modern, electric streetcar will cost more than originally anticipated, and take longer to complete, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) officials said during a Jan. 25 meeting. The news…

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New Round of Small Business Grants Rolls Out in Irvine

The City of Irvine received more than $722,000 from the County of Orange to help small businesses affected by COVID-19, city officials announced Jan. 19. However, at least one councilmember said that even…

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Campaign Filing Deadline Approaches for Open Orange County Supervisor Seat

The clock is ticking for those hoping to appear on the ballot for the upcoming Orange County Board of Supervisor’s special election. The filing deadline for candidacy is Jan. 25,…

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Doctor Questions Orange County’s Approach to Assuaging Vaccine Fears

The Orange County Board of Supervisors (OCBS) has hired a public relations firm to help ease the public’s COVID-19 vaccination concerns, but the move is not sitting well with everyone.…

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ACLU Settles Public Comment Dispute with Orange County Board

SANTA ANA (CNS)—The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Jan. 12 to approve a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that will make some minor changes in the…

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Orange County Voters Will Elect New Supervisor in March

A date has been officially set for the Orange County Board of Supervisors (OCBS) second district special election. The election will be held March 9. The seat became available after of former OCBS…

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More Orange County Entertainment Centers Tapped to Host Vaccine Super Sites

SANTA ANA (CNS)—Orange County supervisors have reached a deal to host a second super site for vaccines at Knott's Berry Farm, shortly after confirming Disneyland would be used as its…

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