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Voice of OC Publisher Norberto Santana, Jr., joined a discussion on KCRW today. Santana and Kate Mather of the Los Angeles Times were guest speakers on a KCRW segment discussing the Anaheim incident between an off-duty police officer and teenagers in Anaheim. Click here to listen to the segment on KCRW.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the nation’s leading journalism funder, has chosen Voice of OC to join a select group of nonprofit newsrooms across the country eligible for a month-long matching grant challenge.
From now until Veterans Day, Voice of OC will publish a special series in our opinion section that showcases the heroic actions of Orange County veterans who received the highest honors bestowed upon soldiers who served in combat.
Norberto Santana Jr., Voice of OC’s founder and publisher, was elected last week as a board member of the Institute for Nonprofit News, which supports the work of over 100 nonprofit news organizations.