U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal noted medically vulnerable inmates could die if safety measures, like increased sanitation and access to more soap, aren’t implemented.
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The novel coronavirus is impacting Latinos at disproportionate rates statewide and in OC, because of a lack of access to health care, preexisting health conditions and crowded housing.
Westminster Faces $17 Million Future Deficit, Faces Potential Heavy Cuts to Police, Parks, Preservation
Without an extension of a voter-approved sales tax increase, Westminster officials say there’s a $17 million budget deficit on the horizon -- one they can only sate with an equal amount in spending cuts.
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This weekend’s earthquake, centered in the community of Ridgecrest, is a stark reminder that we are all behind in terms of being ready for the big quake. Voice of OC has been working on a disaster page project this summer, with the aim of providing readers with solid coverage and resources on disaster prep and response across Orange County. Help us source and fund the page.
When they review their contract with the Red Cross Tuesday, county supervisors will get a chance to confirm the budgets, staff and volunteers the charity has in place in Orange County for large disasters.