Children’s Hospital of Orange County staff said they’re slammed with new cases, so adult beds elsewhere are being converted to treat kids. RSV typically doesn’t peak until January or February.
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When evaluating the harder-to-adopt dogs at local animal shelters, three trends seem to emerge: size, age and perceived behavior problems
While the project has been in the works for nearly a decade, council members are set to meet on Dec. 5 to consider approving new condos at a site where previous ones were crushed.
AirBnb and other short-term rental options will cease further operations in the city.
Judges are among the most powerful officials in Orange County. Yet there’s little information about the people running.
Results show that the county is becoming solidly purple, with a mixture of Republican and Democratic leadership throughout many smaller cities.
Voice of OC’s arts and culture writers pick out the best in culture, visual arts, dance, theater, classical music and food for the holiday season.
Today at the Honda Center in Anaheim a free Thanksgiving meal will be served to any resident who wants one from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.
Three Thanksgivings into the pandemic, OC food banks seek financial support as the need for food in Orange County continues to remain above pre-pandemic levels.
Will an incoming City Council expand the panel’s power in the coming years, or has it already hit the ceiling?
DAILY: As of Wednesday, November 16: 1,172 new weekly cases, a 5% 7-day positivity rate, 14 new deaths (7,555 total) and 112 hospitalizations with 20 in ICU, per OC Health Care Agency data.
VACCINES: As of the most recent vaccine data through Wednesday, November 16, 2,360,214 people are fully vaccinated and 2,577,016 people have at least one dose, according to the OC Health Care Agency. The agency shows 1,415,511 residents have a booster dose.
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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.
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.
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.
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.