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Orange County approves $7.7 million for mental health services

Orange County is improving mental health services and expanding training for how law enforcement should handle psychiatric emergencies. “Patients are facing barriers when they try to access mental health services,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, who has made improving the county’s mental health care one of his top priorities on the Board of Supervisors. Last Tuesday,…

Man with terminal cancer missing in Santa Ana

Missing person Mark John Rodenbeck (61) is a patient of the Carehouse Healthcare Center (1800 Old Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana). He was under hospice care as a result of being diagnosed with terminal cancer and uses a walking cane in order to walk. On 10/17/2019 at approximately 3 PM, he was granted a 4-hour day…

First O.C. mosquitoes test positive for the Saint Louis Encephalitis virus

Garden Grove, CA. The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District (OCMVCD) has confirmed the first mosquito samples to test positive for Saint Louis encephalitis (SLE) in Anaheim and Westminster. The mosquitoes were collected from Old Bolsa Chica Road in Westminster and in the area of Dale Ave and Orange Ave in Anaheim. OCMVCD has…

Will you take part in this morning’s Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill?

You are invited to join millions of people who will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” on October 17th at 10:17 a.m. in the 2019 Great California ShakeOut! Why is “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” important to practice? You may only have seconds to protect yourself in an earthquake before strong shaking knocks you down, or…

Bacerra for Ward 4

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