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RELEASE: Bill to Increase Access to Domestic Violence Services Signed Into Law

AB 689 Will Modernize Hotline Services to Include Text and Chat

SACRAMENTO – Legislation to expand access to domestic violence services, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, has been signed into law. AB 689 will allow for survivors of domestic violence to seek help via text and other computer-based technologies.

RELEASE: Smart Parke Honored – Small Business Spotlight

SACRAMENTO – Smart Parke has been selected as part of the Small Business Spotlight for August in Assembly District 74. This Laguna Woods-based small business was founded in 2020 and provides dog/cat daycare and boarding services. From the safe suite structure to the spacious, clean interior and tons of outdoor space, Smart Parke was designed with a pet’s enjoyment in mind!

08.20.21 Orange County receives $7 million from state to fund mental health initiatives

Excerpted from the Daily Pilot

By Lily Nguyen

Orange County officials announced Friday $7 million in state funding has been secured to support county mental health initiatives — namely, Be Well OC, which provides mental health support to residents and runs the first mental health and wellness campus countywide.


About $5 million will be allocated toward the construction of an additional Irvine campus and the remaining $2 million will be put toward a data integration system that officials are currently building.



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