GUIDELINES KEEP THEME PARKS CLOSED, IGNORING SCIENCE AND DATA:*
The State's new theme park guidelines relegate Disneyland to remain indefinitely closed. With $23 million lost each day and $8.5 billion per year, it is time to #ReopenOCNow. Disneyland Resort has proven they can responsibly reopen, with science-based health and safety protocols strictly enforced at theme park properties around the world. Visit ReOpenOCNow.com to oppose the current guidelines.
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR OCBC AND CSUF'S ECONOMIC FORECAST CONFERENCE:*
Registration closes today for the 26th Annual Economic Forecast Conference. Join OCBC on Thursday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. to hear from Cal State Fullerton’s experts on the economic trends shaping Orange County. A special thank you to Title Sponsor, U.S. Bank! Register here.
UBER PRICES WILL DOUBLE IF PROP 22 IS REJECTED SAYS UBER CEO - VOTE YES ON PROP 22:*
OC APPROVES $5 MILLION CARES ACT FUNDS FOR CHILD CARE PROGRAM:*
Grant funds will be allocated for staff payroll, supplies, environmental safety improvements, mortgage payments and rental costs for licensed child care providers.
PROTECT DIALYSIS PATIENTS - VOTE NO ON PROP 23:
- Put forward as a union power play rather than legitimate protection for California’s 80,000 dialysis patients, Prop 23 would require a doctor present when patients are treated in addition to existing medical staff, a policy that is too costly for many clinics to afford and will end up harming patients.
CALIFORNIA RECEIVES AN ‘A’ FOR COASTAL PROTECTIONS:*
The Surfrider Foundation assigned an ‘A’ grade for the State's preventative coastal planning and limited urban development established by the Coastal Commission and Coastal Act.
LOOKING FOR A SAFE RESTAURANT TO VISIT? CHECK THIS OUT!
Restaurants in your community that received a SafeDineOC grant have made significant efforts to ensure the health and safety of their guests! View the lists.
OCBC EVENTS YOU CAN'T MISS
OCBC'S VIRTUAL ELECTION DAY LUNCHEON - DON'T MISS THE BEST POLITICAL HUMOR IN TOWN!:*
Join OCBC on November 3 for the November Virtual Election Day Luncheon. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the fun and good humor with acts from Peter Buffa, Brian Calle, Don Hansen, Kate Klimow, Curt Pringle and a performance from OC's Got Political Talent winner, Dirissy Doan! Register here.
JOIN OCBC'S TURNING RED TAPE INTO RED CARPET AWARDS FOR A HAPPY HOUR HONORING LOCAL AGENCIES!:*
OCBC's 10th Annual Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet virtual awards on November 19 will highlight leadership from local governments across the County that have stepped up during the pandemic with creative solutions to support businesses and the economy. Register here.