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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.

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Ramadan 2021 began Monday night following mosques around the world announcing that the crescent moon has been sighted. The first day of fasting began the following day.

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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 …

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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. 

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Orange Coast College and other community colleges throughout California have experienced a decline in enrollment rates for spring semester. 

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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…

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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…

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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…

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An Orange Coast College student residing at The Harbour campus housing has died, according to an email from OCC President Angelica Suarez.

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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. 

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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…

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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. 

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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…