Costa Mesa: Be Safe On July 4 And Avoid Injuries

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. Be Safe On July 4 And Avoid Injuries

Beginning June 30 through July 4, safe and sane fireworks will be available for sale and for use in the city of Costa Mesa. While the city encourages residents to purchase the legal fireworks, which supports local non-profit groups, there will be zero tolerance for anyone caught using the illegal versions.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez Statement on Scotus Split Decision on U.S. V. Texas

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ STATEMENT ON SCOTUS SPLIT DECISION ON U.S. V. TEXAS
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), co-chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s Immigration Task Force, released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 4-4 split decision on U.S. v. Texas, which was a lower-court challenge to the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs. This deadlocked case affects millions of citizens and non-citizens, many of whom are Latino. “I am deeply disappointed by Supreme Court’s abject failure to provide millions of immigrant families with clarity and guidance as their stability hangs in the balance.

UC Irvine Suspends College Republicans at UCI for a Year for Hosting Gay Conservative Speaker, Milo Yiannopoulos

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. For Immediate Release
June 21, 2016
Contact: UCI College Republicans President
Ariana Rowlands aerowlan@uci.edu

 
UC Irvine Suspends College Republicans at UCI for a Year for Hosting Gay Conservative Speaker, Milo Yiannopoulos
UCI administrators requested to meet with Ariana Rowlands, College Republicans at UCI’s President, under the guise of debriefing the planning process of the College Republicans at UCI (CRUCI) hosted event, “Social Justice is Cancer by Milo Yiannopoulos” which took place on June 2nd. Only hours after the conclusion of that meeting CRUCI execs were emailed by a UCI administrator from the UCI Student Center, informing the club almost a full month after the event but 4 hours after meeting with administration, that not only is CRUCI suspended for the concluded Spring 2016 quarter, but the next three quarters as well (a full academic year at UCI).

Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen Demands Immediate Stop Of Deportations After United States v. Texas Decision

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Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen Demands Immediate Stop Of Deportations After United States v. Texas Decision
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 23, 2016
Contact: Ender Ho
(714) 642-2120
info@bao2016.com

Anaheim, CA - In response to the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Texas the case in which 26 Republican governors are suing to block the deferred action programs, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen called on President Obama and DHS to put a moratorium on deportations. Mayor Nguyen is running for Congress in California’s 46th district, which is 67% Latino.

Have Some “Fun in the Sun” at OC Animal Care’s Annual Pet Fair

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2016

Contact: Katie Ingram at katie.ingram@occr.ocgov.com
(714) 796-6413

 
Have Some “Fun in the Sun” at OC Animal Care’s Annual Pet Fair
(Orange, CA) OC Animal Care will be hosting its annual Pet Fair event this Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at 561 The City Drive South, Orange.  The event, which is sponsored by Supervisor Shawn Nelson and 4th District, will feature free adoptions for all pets adopted from OC Animal Care.  The free adoption does not include the cost of the microchip or licensing.  In 2015, 87 shelter pets found their new forever home during Pet Fair.  This year, we aim to adopt more than 100! In addition to discounted adoptions, visitors of all ages will enjoy the following:

Visit more than 50 animal rescue groups and pet related vendors
Spin and Win great pet care prizes
Tour the SCVVC Mutt Medics Mobile Spay/Neuter Vehicle
Meet Therapy dogs and learn about responsible pet ownership during the Katy Cares presentation
Watch trainers demonstrate positive reinforcement techniques that work on a variety of pets
Meet exotic reptiles during a So Cal Herp Association and Rescue demonstration
Fuel up and cool down at the Classic Taco and Kona Ice food trucks
Take a free “Fun in the Sun” photo with your family and/or furry friends

“We invite animal lovers of all ages to celebrate this wonderful day with us,” said Shawn Nelson, 4th District Supervisor.  “Pet Fair 2016 will be a great opportunity for us to welcome our community, promote responsible pet ownership, highlight the many services we provide, and most importantly, find loving homes for the many animals in our care.”

For more information on this event or available pets, call 714-935-6848 or visit our website at www.ocpetinfo.com.

OCCORD Denounces Supreme Court Rulings on DAPA and Expanded DACA

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. OCCORD Denounces Supreme Court Rulings on DAPA and Expanded DACA
ANAHEIM, CA - The Supreme Court of the United States ruled 4-4 on Mondayin a split decision that upholds a lower court's ruling against President Barack Obama's proposed immigration policies, DAPA and expanded DACA, which sought to provide deportation relief to million of immigrants across the country. We are extremely disappointed in the Supreme Court decision today."

Briceño: Dark Robed Justices Robbed Justice for Four Million People

History will not be kind in its memory of this week's Supreme Court ruling on immigration, writes Unite Here Local 11 leader Ada Briceño, calling this week's immigration ruling a travesty of justice rooted in the same racism and classism that has always informed the most shameful rulings of the highest court in our land.

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County’s Top Technology Officer Quits

Christina Koslosky, who tendered her resignation last Friday, is the second IT department head to abruptly leave in just over two years. She exits as the department continues to face criticism for cost overruns and efforts to centralize technology systems.

Sales Tax Increase to Go Before Westminster Voters

After a contentious meeting packed with residents and employees in support of putting a tax increase before voters, the City Council voted to approve the ballot measure on the condition that any tax increase expire after six years.

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