Nguyen: The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Refugee

Tung Nguyen shares his personal journey from Vietnam, reminding that April 30th is the commemoration of the end of the Vietnam War and the beginning of the Vietnamese refugees arrival in the US and Orange County.

Holzmann: Let’s Cooperate and Move Forward

Matt Holzmann, long time resident of Orange County and Chair of Government Relations for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, writes that we need to come together to discuss solutions to end homelessness.

Reiff: Healthcare Exec Favors Drug-Ad Ban, Fewer Hospital Procedures

Barry Arbuckle, CEO of MemorialCare Health System, is in the trenches of healthcare delivery. He runs five hospitals and about 200 other centers, doctors offices and other locations. He’s an adviser on both state and national healthcare policy. He discusses what’s happening in health care in Orange County, California and the nation, assesses “Obamacare” and “Trumpcare” and makes some recommendations — including a ban on pharmaceutical ads. He also discusses what moves by Amazon, Walmart and other corporate giants may mean for the healthcare industry.