Officials in at least three cities are looking to convert motels to address the need for affordable housing in Orange County under Project Homekey.
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The complaints come as Santa Ana officials are expected to address environmental issues this month by revisiting their foundational planning document for the first time in decades.
The innovative musician will perform Russian compositions and play an improvised score to a silent Chaplin film Sunday at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.
City officials don’t talk very often in public about how more than a billion dollars in Wall Street debt spent on the city’s resorts has paid off.
Experts say it will take a lot of work to see real shifts toward sustainable transit in a city that still relies on the car.
A narrow majority of OC supervisors ignored concerns from a regional hospital association when they made a CalOptima board appointment last week.
Parents continue to protest the state’s expected vaccine requirements for students as some districts call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to rescind the mandate.
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DAILY: The Monday, Nov. 29 report includes 1,226 new holiday weekend reported cases, 35 new reported death (5,710 cumulative) and 181 current hospitalizations (+2 since Wednesday) with 43 of those in the ICU (-2 since Wednesday), according to the OC Health Care Agency.
VACCINES: As of the most recent vaccine data through Nov. 18, a total of 2,217,711 people are fully vaccinated (+17,218 since Nov. 10) and 2,426,486 people have had at least one dose (+36,792 since Nov. 10), according to the OC Health Care Agency.
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