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ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: State legislators hear Orange County ideas for fixing homelessness

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Excerpted from Orange County Register

By Theresa Walker

A first-of-its-kind legislative hearing in Buena Park Tuesday covered a wide range of issues related to homelessness in Orange County, from the cost of operating emergency shelters to support for medical-based treatment for jailed addicts to the dynamics some people face for being viewed as ‘resistant’ to accepting services.

DAILY PILOT: Around Town: Federal, state and local lawmakers to speak at breakfast for female business owners

Monday, November 4, 2019

Excerpted from Daily Pilot

By Daily Pilot Staff

Female business owners will meet Friday with state, federal and local elected officials to discuss national issues with significant effects on small businesses.

Honoring 12 Real Life Heroes - Our Veterans

Friday, November 1, 2019

LA Times: Ceremony honors area veterans at Heroes Hall museum in Costa Mesa

Friday, November 1, 2019

Excerpted from Los Angeles Times

By Luke Money

The 10 people who assembled in front of the Heroes Hall veterans museum Friday morning hailed from diverse walks of life. Their experiences and expertise are wide-ranging, as are their interests.

Despite their differences, they all share a love of country and a willingness to serve it as part of the armed forces.

ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Public hearing on addiction treatment: What actually works?

Monday, October 28, 2019

Excerpted from Orange County Register

By Teri Sforza

COSTA MESA — After a legislative session that sent a quartet of reform bills to the governor’s desk, Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris will hold a hearing on California’s still-loosely-regulated addiction treatment industry at Costa Mesa City Hall at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

DAILY PILOT: Around Town: H.B. company named Small Business of the Year

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Excerpted from Daily Pilot

By Daily Pilot Staff

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) has named Huntington Beach-based Vegware as her district’s Small Business of the Year, according to a news release.

Vegware manufactures plant-based compostable food service packaging — such as drink cups, takeout boxes and containers — out of renewable, recycled or lower-carbon materials.

CALMATTERS: California pursues a holy grail: high-tech data to predict how wildfire will spread

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Excerpted from CalMatters

By Julie Cart

On a recent day at an expansive National Guard airfield in Los Alamitos, local fire officials put on display what $4.5 million can buy: planes crammed with high-definition cameras, radar and infrared equipment that peers through smoke. This eye in the sky can provide commanders on the ground with a broad picture of a wildfire in its infancy, the most critical time for decision-making. 

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