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City Of Santa Ana Enacts A Local Mandatory Mask Order

Santa Ana City Manager Kristine Ridge signed an executive order requiring the use of face coverings in public spaces on Dec....

Life Management Course To Be Offered Throughout All UC Campuses

Life 101, a life skills and self-care management course developed and taught by UCI pharmaceutical sciences professor Dr. Mahtab Jafari, will...

Randy’s Donuts Iconic Sign Is Coming To Costa Mesa

Randy’s Donuts is projected to open their new Costa Mesa location in January after stalled approval for the store’s sign disrupted...

Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers Urges Return to Remote Learning in Secondary Schools

Following a continued rise in COVID-19 cases in Orange County, the Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers (NMFT) sent an open letter to...

Regional Stay-At-Home Order Triggered In Southern California Following Drop In ICU Capacity

Orange County will implement the newly-instated Regional Stay-at-Home Order on Dec. 6 after ICU capacity in the Southern California region dropped...

City Of Irvine Allocates Over $2.5 Million From CARES Act Fund To Nonprofit Organizations

The City of Irvine has announced plans earlier this month to allocate $2,581,977 in funding toward nonprofit organizations in the area...

Bond Fire Erupts Overnight in Orange County, Second Fire to Scorch Silverado Canyon in a Month

Mandatory evacuations were once again called for Foothill Ranch and parts of Portola Hills as a structure fire in the Silverado Canyon...

Orange County Considers Renewable Public Energy Option

The City of Irvine has officially initiated the implementation of the Community Choice Energy (CCE) plan within Orange County after the...

Orange County Moves to Purple Tier Amid Second Wave Of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases have reached record highs in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that Orange County would immediately be moved to...

Orange County Announces Plan For At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits

The Orange County Board of Supervisors announced plans to distribute at-home testing kits for COVID-19 on Nov. 17, partnering with Ambry...

Huntington Beach Union High School District Reopens Schools for In-Person Instruction

After several months of remote instruction due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) granted...

Election 2020: Proposition 18 Voted Down By California Voters

Proposition 18, which proposed an amendment to the California state constitution that allowed 17-year-old citizens who would be 18 by the...

OPINION

Banning Simps Won’t Get Rid of Harrasment On Twitch

Twitch, a popular video live streaming platform, is a hub for all gamers where they can make connections with their audience and...

A New Way to Look at Cancel Culture

“Cancel culture,” or call-out culture, is a term that has gained a lot of traction these past few years. New York Times...

Why California Must Reinvest in the UC System

On July 1, CA Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature instituted a $300.8 million budget cut to the University of California...

ENTERTAINMENT

Taylor Swift’s ‘Evermore’ Ventures Further Into the Whimsical Woods of ‘Folklore’

Taylor Swift surprised fans again by releasing her ninth studio album “evermore” on Dec. 11. “evermore” comes less than five months after...

UCI’s “She Kills Monsters” Delights with Dungeons and (Digital) Dragons

For the past nine months, a healthy dose of escapism has seemed like a prescription that would benefit anyone. The UCI Claire...

“I May Destroy You” Wins IFP Gotham Award, Harbinger For Upcoming Awards Season

Michaela Coel’s limited series “I May Destroy You” took home the “Breakthrough Series Short Form” award at the 2020 Gotham Independent Film...

SPORTS

NFL Blows 10 Month Lead to COVID-19

The beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown in March marked a sudden end to youth, collegiate and professional sports mid-season, either suspending or...

Joshua Lane’s Sports Journey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Joshua Lane, aged 18, imagined his senior year of high school to go the opposite way it ended. Throughout...

Anteaters Win in Clutch Time, 62-60, Against the Highlanders

UCI Women’s Basketball beat the UC Riverside Highlanders, 62-60, with a comeback in the final seconds of their non-conference game at the...