Roxana Kopetman, O.C. Register

Roxana Kopetman

O.C. Register

California, United States

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Recent articles by Roxana:

Elections 2022: 9 candidates, different goals in Orange County Board of Education races

Big money is pouring into the OCBE races, with the California Charter Schools Association contributting $225,000 so far to the three incumbents. → Read More

Anaheim council members ask mayor to step down

The city announced Wednesday that Mayor Pro Tem Trevor O’Neil and councilmen Steve Faessel and Jose Diaz have reached out to Sidhu through his attorney to make the request. → Read More

Anaheim council members call news of investigation into mayor ‘devastating’ – Orange County Register

One councilman called for Sidhu’s resignation and another asked for a series of investigations. → Read More

Dogs pair with school police to support students’ mental health in Garden Grove Unified – Orange County Register

Nellie and Misha, two support dogs, are making the rounds in Garden Grove Unified’s schools, offering students another layer of social-emotional support. → Read More

Orange County Board of Education loses lawsuit against Superintendents Mijares, Thurmond

“The other winner is the public. They don’t have to keep paying for (attorneys.)” → Read More

Elections 2022: Meet the candidates in the open 70th Assembly District race

During redistricting, AD-70 was shaped to ensure much of the county’s Vietnamese community could be clustered together and retain political clout. → Read More

Lawsuit claims Yorba Linda High junior ‘expelled’ over mesh facemask – Orange County Register

The legal fight over an incident that took place in January is supported by a group that pushes against vaccines. → Read More

Judge temporarily bars Tim Shaw from his Orange County Board of Education seat

The court ruling comes as the school board trustee seeks re-election this June. → Read More

Willowick development plans scrapped after Santa Ana says it wants land for parks

Garden Grove ends negotiations for the golf course space it owns in the neighboring city, which has ultimate control over the land. → Read More

Santa Ana council approves higher developer fees, wants local union workers on the job

After Jan. 1, 2026, all development projects are expected to have at least 30 % of its workers designated as “skilled and trained” and at least 35 % of the workers must be local residents → Read More

Santa Ana council offers blistering rebukes to police who play Disney songs to thwart public video

There’s no reasoning to ever behave this way with members of the public, especially if you’re an officer with a badge and a gun.” — Councilman Johnathan Ryan Hernandez → Read More

Santa Ana proposes to increase developer fees, push for local workers

A proposed ordinance would increase in-lieu affordable housiing fees from $5 to up to $15 per square foot . → Read More

Santa Ana police blasted Disney songs to prevent a resident from filming them

Santa Ana police chief called the tactic concerning and said an investigation is underway → Read More

California school board bans critical race theory

The resolution stating that the district “will not include Critical Race Theory as a framework in any course offerings” passed by a 3-2 vote, at least momentarily ending a fiery debate about race, … → Read More

Placentia-Yorba Linda School Board bans critical race theory

School Board adds language to resolution to say AP and other honors classes will not be affected. → Read More

Orange County Board of Education might cut superintendent’s pay – Press Telegram

“I don’t want to speculate on their motives.” Al Mijares, superintendent for the Orange County Department of Education → Read More

Ukrainians arriving in U.S. through Tijuana

The number of Ukrainians arriving at the U.S.-Mexican border has gone from 20-30 a day to hundreds. An encampment is growing at the Tijuana border. → Read More

Placentia-Yorba Linda board will propose a ban against critical race theory

“Banning the teaching of systemic racism is actually a perfect example of systemic racism.” Brooke Harper, a Black mother of two elementary-aged children in the Placentia-Yorba Linda di… → Read More

Santa Ana bans flavored tobacco sales in the city

“This is a critical first step to protect kids from the dangers of tobacco,” said one advocate. There are no exceptions for hookahs, leading to complaints. → Read More

Plenty of challengers sign up for Orange County Board of Education races

Several candidates argue that the conservative-leaning board has wasted money on lawsuits. → Read More