SANTA ANA, Calif. – John Wayne Airport (JWA) anticipates a busier-than-normal travel period from Thursday, August 31 through Tuesday, September 5 during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More than 169,000 passengers traveled through JWA during the same period in 2016 with the busiest travel days being the Thursday and Friday before and the Tuesday following Labor Day.
Join the Orange County Labor Federation to celebrate Labor Day, on Monday, Sep. 7, 2015, at 10 am. They will be honoring their Labor Warriors with the unveiling of a Workers Memorial Monument at the Orange County Fairgrounds, located at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa.
The Orange County Labor Federation represents more than ninety local unions from every sector of the labor movement with a membership of more than 200,000 working men and women. Click here to see the list of their affiliated unions. Continue reading
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Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
SUMMER/LABOR DAY AVOID DUI CAMPIGN – FINAL REPORT
SANTA ANA, Calif. (September 2, 2014) – The Summer/Labor Day Holiday DUI Campaign crackdown on drunk and/or drugged drivers has ended and resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests countywide over the past 18 days. The enforcement was part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, to save lives and make our roadways safer.
From 12:01 AM Friday, August 15, 2014 through Midnight Monday, September 1, 2014 officers representing 38 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 775 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. In 2013, 793 DUI arrests occurred during the same time period. Tragically, there was a death attributed to an impaired driver on Labor Day in Huntington Beach. Last year there were 4 alcohol and/or drug impaired related deaths during this same time. (**NOTE: These numbers are only provisional with same agencies yet to report**) Continue reading
John Wayne Airport
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JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT PROVIDES LABOR DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL TIPS
SANTA ANA, Calif. – John Wayne Airport (JWA) anticipates a busier-than-normal travel period from Thursday, August 28 through Tuesday, September 2 during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More than 145,000 passengers traveled through JWA during the same period in 2013 with the busiest travel days being the Friday before and Labor Day.
Visitors to JWA during this holiday period can check the Airport homepage, www.ocair.com, for real-time flight status and the most up-to-date construction activities around the Riley Terminal. Drivers are encouraged to exercise caution when navigating Airport roadways and to follow posted speed limits. Continue reading
The Orange County Labor Federation is hosting their 6th Annual Labor Day Celebration at the Santa Ana Zoo’s Ampitheatre park area on Saturday, August 30. The Santa Ana Zoo is located at 1801 E. Chestnut, in Santa Ana, at Prentice Park.
This event is for union members and their families from all across Orange County. Continue reading
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Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock (714) 647 7042/Gail Krause, (714) 647-1840
Summer / Labor Day Holiday Avoid DUI Campaign – Final Report
SANTA ANA, California – (September 3, 2013) – The Summer/Labor Day Holiday DUI crackdown on drinking drivers has ended and resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and routine patrols in Orange County during the past 18 days. Continue reading
Join your brothers and sisters of the Orange County Labor Federation at the Santa Ana Zoo this Saturday, Aug. 31, from 10 am to 3 pm, for a Labor Day Celebration, as we celebrate the value and highlight the struggles of everyday working people.
We’ve got hot dogs, goodie bags, jumpers, raffles and tons of fun planned for the day! Bring your family and friends along for the biggest labor day celebration in the county! Continue reading
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Lt. Jeff Hallock (714) 647-7042
Gail Krause (714) 647-1840
Summer / Labor Day Holiday Avoid DUI Campaign – Week One Update
SANTA ANA, California – (August 24, 2013) – The Summer/Labor Day National Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special “Avoid the 38” DUI deployments during the first week of the period. Continue reading
All dishes have a chance to win a $40 bar tab for the night or future night at Proof. Theo Hirsch & Jessica DJ Noodles will buy the best dish a $40 drink tab. They will also buy shots for all Kamikaze singers. And they will buy PBR or wells drink for all potluck participants. Continue reading
Labor Day is coming up fast. If you are looking for things to do in and around Santa Ana, on Labor Day weekend, here you go:
- O.C. Labor Day Celebration on Sep. 3, from 10am to 3 pm, at the Santa Ana Zoo, located at 1801 E. Chestnut Ave., in Santa Ana. All the Democratic politicians in the O.C. will be there.
- Santa Ana Labor Day Festival, on Sep. 2-5, at Madison Park.
- Orange International Street Fair from Sep. 2-4.
- The Great Labor Day Cruise, in Costa Mesa, at the Fair Grounds, from Sep. 2-4
- Equality Beyond Borders – LGBT Inclusive Immigration Reform Workshop, on Thursday, September 1 · 6:00pm – 8:00pm, at the HERE Labor Hall, located at13252 Garden Grove Blvd., in Garden Grove.
- THE WRECK HALL @ THE BLUE LOT, on Saturday, September 3 · 5:30pm – 11:00pm, at Blue Lot, located at 119 N. Bush St, in Santa Ana.
Meet your local Legislators at the O.C. Labor Day Celebration, on Sep. 4, at the Santa Ana Zoo
Are you looking for something to do on Labor Day weekend, in Orange County? There is a lot to do on Labor Day here in Orange County. Here are a few ideas:
- Meet California gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, at the Orange County Labor Day Celebration, at the Santa Ana Zoo, on Sep. 4. Free admission! Click here to read more about this annual fun event in support of our working families.
- Check out the 9th Annual Santa Ana Labor Day Festival, at Madison Park, on Sep. 6, at 11 am. Click here for more information.
- Visitors to the Bowers Musuem can enjoy free access to the museum, Kidseum, and all activities on the first Sunday of every month, thanks to the Target Corporation. Right now you can enjoy the California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos (1768-1848) exhibit, which features displays of California and Orange County history that are must-sees for California students and residents alike. Click here to visit their website.
- Enjoy a free screening of Disney’s “Brother Bear,” at the Old Orange County Courthouse, on Saturday, Sep. 4. Click here for more information.
- Santa Ana residents can visit the Discovery Science Center for FREE on the first Monday of the month, which just happens to fall on Labor Day, September 6. Click here to check out their website. Their current exhibits include Grossology, based on the popular book.
- Santa Ana residents can also visit the Orange County Heritage Museum for free on the first Sunday of the month, which falls on September 5, which is part of Labor Day weekend. They have a lovely picnic area where you can enjoy one of our Family Packs! Click here to visit their website.
- Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center (125 N. Broadway 714.567.7233 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 714.567.7233 end_of_the_skype_highlighting) in the Santa Ana Artist Village is always free to the general public. Click here to visit their website.
Why not pick up one of El Pollo Norteno’s Family Packs and have a picnic, or go to the beach? Click here to see their Labor Day specials!
Local politicians lined up to greet those at today’s Labor Day celebration at the Santa Ana Zoo
My son Jacob and I visited the Orange County Labor Federation’s special Labor Day celebration at the Santa Ana Zoo today.
They had a great turnout – and a lot of fun for the families in attendance. There was a jumper and a sport-themed inflatable attraction; cotton candy, snow cones (raspados!), hot dogs, soda and chips, and plenty of games.
And, as one might expect, a whole bunch of local elected officials and political candidates showed up to greet the attendees. Continue reading