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Orange County COVID-19 survivor returns home after three months, warns those not cautious of virus

After battling COVID-19 for nearly three months and doctors estimating his chances of survival at less than 5%, David March was going home. → Read More

Santa Ana activist group calls to 'defund the police,' invest in community's youth

The Santa Ana People's Budget organization is calling on the City Council to defund the city's police department, and instead invest in the community and its youth programs. → Read More

DACA decision: OC 'Dreamers' relieved by Supreme Court ruling, but want broader protections

Two Orange County DACA recipients are relieved after the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling, but say the program is not enough because millions still live in the shadows. → Read More

Orange County youth sports practices restarting with restrictions

Orange County is allowing youth sports to begin practicing again with new safety guidelines. → Read More

Faith, business and labor union leaders request renewed mask order in Orange County

Supporters of the use of face coverings in Orange County showed up Tuesday, planning to ask the Board of Supervisors to once again make mandatory the use of masks in public. → Read More

Face masks no longer required in Orange County as more businesses like gyms get OK to reopen

Days after Orange County's chief health officer resigned amid criticism over her order requiring the public to wear face masks, the new interim health officer lifted that requirement as other businesses were given the green light to reopen. → Read More

Peaceful sit-in protest and march held in downtown Long Beach

Peaceful protesters held an emotional sit-in on the steps of Long Beach city hall and then marched downtown to honor the life of George Floyd. → Read More

Protests planned in Orange County, including 4 in Newport Beach

Protests over the death of George Floyd and police violence are expected to be held in Orange County as demonstrations continue in Southern California. → Read More

UCI medical school student is first undocumented immigrant to graduate from program

A dream 13 years in the making was finally coming true for the first undocumented student to graduate from the University of California Irvine School of Medicine. → Read More

Orange County sheriff says he won't enforce public mask order

The Orange County sheriff on Tuesday made it clear he will not enforce an order issued over the weekend requiring people to wear cloth face coverings in public. → Read More

COVID pandemic prompts changes to Memorial Day ceremonies at cemetery in Santa Ana

For 25 years, Fairhaven Memorial Park cemetery has hosted one of Orange County's largest Memorial Day ceremonies. But the coronavirus has forced organizers to plan a new way to mark the national holiday. → Read More

UCI physicists say Blu-ray diode lasers could be used to help sterilize COVID-19

Physicists at the University of California Irvine said the next weapon against COVID-19 may be sitting in your home inside your Blu-ray Disc player. → Read More

Santa Ana Unified serves 1 millionth meal amid coronavirus school closures

The Santa Ana Unified School District hit a milestone by serving its one millionth meal to the community amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Citing economic strife, 2 OC restaurants are reopening despite statewide COVID-19 restrictions

Two restaurants in Orange County are reopening, despite statewide orders, noting that the establishments can no longer take the economic hit. → Read More

7 high-risk sex offenders released from Orange County jails; DA's office issues community warning

The Orange County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that seven high-risk sex-offenders were recently released early from county jails. → Read More

Coronavirus: Face coverings required for essential workers in Orange County after supervisors pass mandate

Orange County supervisors passed a mandate on Tuesday requiring face coverings for workers in grocery stores and food preparation businesses, a week after passing a resolution strongly recommending them. → Read More

Orange County seeing more protests of stay-at-home orders

Orange County has seen several recent demonstrations protesting orders to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

UC Irvine students developing app to trace path, keep track of COVID-19 exposure checkpoints

TrackCOVID can potentially to trace the path of COVID-19, while also maintaining the identity of the individuals who use it, and it's the works at UC Irvine. → Read More

Coronavirus Orange County update: OC Fair canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

How many cases of coronavirus are there in Orange County? Get updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting Orange County. → Read More

Easter weekend traditions throughout SoCal shut down amid pandemic

Many parks and recreation sites in Southern California will be closed on Easter Sunday to prevent large crowds from gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More