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July 13, 2015  County Public Health Officer Eric Handler Named 2015 Physician of the YearCounty of Orange Public Health Officer Eric Handler, MD, is the 2015 Physician of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Orange County Medical Association. The award recognizes physicians for being hard-working, exhibiting extraordinary professional competence, serving as an educator and mentor for associates and nurses, being a strong motivator and displaying good rapport with patients. Handler was selected from among 40 nominees.
July 13, 2015  Supervisors Meetings Now Viewable on Mobile DevicesBeginning Tuesday, live streaming and archived videos of Orange County Board of Supervisors meetings will be accessible on mobile devices, including phones and tablets, thanks to a series of webcasting upgrades provided through GovTV. Viewers also will be able to watch Board meetings in higher resolution with improved image quality and a 16 x 9 wide-screen viewer experience.
July 9, 2015  OC Zoo Welcomes New BearThe OC Zoo will introduce its newest animal – a young California black bear – at a special event Saturday, July 25. The female bear, named Elinor, is believed to be a little more than one year old. Her official welcome will take place at 1:30 p.m. during the OC Zoo's Zookeeper Appreciation Day event. Elinor was found last year wandering alone in Humboldt County as a young cub and is believed to have been hit by a car. The cub recovered, but would not have survived in the wild.