Palumbo: What Does it Mean to Be Pro-Black in Orange County, and Beyond?
Acknowledgement of the history of our Black Community and the present reality is part of the work to be Pro-Black in the pursuit of racial justice and liberation, and another part of the work is to proactively build multi-racial solidarity and community.
Kriz: April Homeless Death Toll Decreases (to 2020-2021 levels) While Officials Still Prefer to Keep our Homeless People Where They Are — Homeless
While 34 people died “without fixed abode” on our streets in April, this actually brought us down to 2020-2021 levels. Still the County’s Commission to End Homelessness seems largely unimaginatively stuck on keeping our County’s homeless population sleeping on our streets.
Duncan: In San Clemente, Bipartisanship is the Only Way Forward
Once again, San Clemente finds itself down a councilmember. Gene James abruptly resigned two weeks ago, creating another vacancy on the City Council. The Council has 60 days to appoint a member or it will go to a Special Election in March 2024. San Clemente is a city with a bright future, but currently faces…
González: Santa Ana City Council Must Include a Youth Center in this Year’s Budget
Santa Ana is one of the youngest cities in Orange County, with 1 in 4 residents being less than 18 years old, and yet we have no city-funded youth center. City Council must include a youth center in the upcoming budget, which will be approved in mid-June.
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