The Orange Coast College Speech and Debate team took home the bronze medal in overall achievement at the Phi Rho Pi National Speech, Theatre, and Debate tournament last weekend.
Associated Students of Orange Coast College is holding the 2021-2022 Student Senate Elections next week. Due to COVID-19, OCC students can cast their ballots, up to six times, virtually starting April 19 to 23 at OCCVotes.com.
Starting today April 15, California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that anyone 16 and older is now eligible to be vaccinated in the state. This opens the eligibility to college-aged residents.
Orange County Health Care Agency Director Clayton Chau and members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors addressed fears and clarified details about the digital passport testing program announced by OC Health Care agency online.
White supremacists and counter protesters clashed on April 11 when White Lives Matter rallies were planned to occur in multiple cities across the United States, including downtown Huntington Beach.
The annual Orange County Fair is scheduled to take place July 16 through August 15, and the Orange County Fair and Events Center is altering capacity, ticket purchasing and event features during the pandemic.
Another resident at The Harbour, Orange Coast College’s on-campus housing complex, overdosed and survived after being revived by Costa Mesa Fire and Rescue on March 18.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley held a press conference on March 26 in which he talked about several topics, including new resources on the way for Orange Coast College students, the wave of Asian American and Pacific Islander hate incidents, reopening plans, subst…
Orange Coast College Speech and Debate Club took home five medals, including one gold, competing against other California community colleges in the California Community College Forensics Association (CCCFA) State Championships.
Orange Coast College students were honored in the Giles' T. Brown Research Symposium awards ceremony on March 19. Awards were given in the categories of best poster, exhibit/performance and oral presentation.
Coast Community College District and state leaders are stepping forward to renounce pandemic-induced hate crimes and racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that is growing across the country, Orange County and even impacting students at Orange Coast College.
Coast Report, Orange Coast College’s student newspaper, was recognized at both the state and national levels at the Spring National College Media Convention March 18-20.
Orange Coast College Honors Students’ work is being featured in the 2021 Giles T. Brown Research Symposium and at the UCI Community College Student Honors Research Conference.
Orange Coast College students have high hopes of transitioning to in-person classes this fall following a year of online classes, as COVID-19 cases decrease and vaccinations against the virus climb.
Disneyland and other theme parks announced they plan to reopen to California residents in late April with reduced capacity. This created mixed feelings among Orange County residents regarding whether or not it is safe to enter the parks and if any precautions are needed prior to visiting them.
Commercial cannabis was legalized in Costa Mesa in November 2020 after half of the city’s residents voted ‘yes’ on Measure Q, and actions towards this measure were taken by the Costa Mesa City Council during their meeting on March 2 when they agreed to provide the adequate funding needed in …
The Harbour student housing complex at Orange Coast College hosted a workshop titled “Drug Education and Awareness Event,” in partnership with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and OCC Public Safety, on March 9.
The Harbour, the newly built student housing complex on the Orange Coast College campus, has evicted a resident for suspicion of dealing drugs. This follows the deaths of two students from suspected overdoses within 12 hours of each other in February
Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley has won the special election against opponents John Moorlach, Kevin Muldoon, Michael Vo, and Janet Rappaport for the 2nd District Orange County Board of Supervisors seat. Foley is the first Democratic woman to serve in this role.
The ASOCC (Associated Students of Orange Coast College) meeting included brief discussions about several upcoming events available for OCC students to attend remotely.
Orange Coast College Public Safety has released two images of a person of interest involved with two thefts from cars that occurred on campus yesterday.
It’s been a little over three weeks since two Orange Coast College students died within 24 hours of each other in suspected drug overdoses at The Harbour, the newly opened, on-campus housing complex. Since then, Harbour residents have taken to social media, and other means to voice their con…
The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 17 to increase tuition for international and out-of-state students.
The Orange County election to replace newly-elected Congresswoman Michelle Steel’s 2nd District seat on the OC Board of Supervisors will take place during the special election on March 9. Mail-in ballots have already been sent to OC registered voters. The election will be certified on Apr. 8…
The Coast Community College District will be holding its Student Leadership Conference on Feb. 26 via Zoom from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. The conference will consist of multiple leadership workshops and feature former NFL star, Alex Molden, as the keynote speaker.
Costa Mesa is offering $10,000 grants to small restaurants and personal care businesses that have been negatively affected by COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.
Orange Coast College and The Harbour on Saturday paid tribute to the two students who died of apparent drug overdoses last week at the on-campus student housing facility.
Pirates’ Cove food bank will host a series of events distributing food boxes to students in need at Orange Coast College. The next drive-thru event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 9-10 a.m. in Lot G on the OCC campus.
The Giles T. Brown Student Project and Research Symposium is celebrating its fifth anniversary at Orange Coast College. The symposium is all about showcasing students' hard work and excellence, so they’ve decided to let OCC’s students design the logo. On top of showcasing their work, the stu…
Two students have been found dead from suspected overdoses within 24 hours at Orange Coast College’s student housing The Harbour.
Orange Coast College sent an email to students this afternoon that there have been two suspected overdose deaths at The Harbour student housing this week.
Orange Coast College President Angelica Suarez said there is no threat to the campus community following today’s death of a student who resides at The Harbour campus housing.
National Safety Transportation Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt announced today that the NTSB has named pilot disorientation the likely cause of the crash that killed Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri, his daughter Alyssa, as well as basketball superstar Kobe Bry…
Orange Coast College’s scholarship office will be hosting a series of workshops through February to help students apply for OCC scholarships.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley announced in a Jan. 26 press conference that students could be back on campus as early as summer, with new emergency assistance and resources available.
In Orange County, more COVID-19 restrictions threaten local businesses. The unemployment rate in OC remains at 7.5%, as many of the people in the hospitality and amusement park industry feel the impacts the hardest. This includes the 20,000 students at Orange Coast College who have faced har…
The year was 1963. John Upton was working as a commercial photographer, with one studio in La Habra and another on Balboa Island. He had gone to Balboa Island to pick up some equipment when he discovered one of his employees had been stealing money from the studio, which annoyed him.
In the midst of a worldwide pandemic and a second state stay-at-home order, the annual tradition of the Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade lives on starting tonight through Dec. 19. As the end of 2020 is nearing, the people of Newport Beach have come together to keep a 112-year tradition g…