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CORONAVIRUS

As of the daily update on Monday, June 21, the OC Health Care Agency reports 112 new cases, 4 new deaths (5,107 cumulative) and 54 current hospitalizations (14 of those in ICU). As of the most recent vaccine data through June 16, 1,676,071 people are fully vaccinated (52.4% of OC’s population) and 1,959,943 people have had at least one dose (61.2% of OC’s population).

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ARTS & CULTURE

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NORBERTO SANTANA, JR.

A pioneering leader in the nation’s rising nonprofit news movement and an award-winning journalist. Santana has established Voice of OC as the county’s civic news leader, uncovered the truths across Southern California governments for more than two decades and reported on Congress and Latin America.

ANNE MARIE PANORINGAN

Voice of OC’s food columnist — reporting on industry news, current events and trends. Panoringan has been writing about food for 8 years — interviewing more than 330 chefs and industry professionals. She has been recognized by the OC Press Club and is a recurring guest on AM 830’s SoCal Restaurant Show.


JULIE LEOPO

An award-winning photojournalist and visuals director. Leopo has captured a wide array of photographs visually documenting the news and soul of Orange County local government and community. Her work has also appeared in Vice, KCET, Ed Source, The California Endowment and OC Weekly.

PAUL HODGINS

An award-winning arts journalist, co-founder of Voice of OC’s Arts & Culture section and a USC professor. He was previously, an arts writer and critic at the OC Register and San Diego Union-Tribune. He holds degrees from USC, the University of Michigan and the Royal Conservatory of Music.