The same day the Newport Beach City Council voted to declare May 26 as John Wayne Day in honor of the late actor's birthday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors presented a proclamation to Wayne's family commemorating his life and legacy.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Orange County supervisors and the Newport Beach City Council each took time to honor John Wayne - a month after the state Assembly defeated a resolution to mark the day the late actor was born after debate over decades-old racist comments.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The City Council of the city of Newport Beach, California and County of Orange officially adopted a resolution today declaring May 26, the birthday of the enduring American icon John Wayne, as "John Wayne Day." Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Muldoon was instrumental in delivering the accolade in the late actor's name.
The Vice Chair Michelle Steel of the Orange County Board of Supervisors proposed a resolution that was unanimously supported by her fellow Board of Supervisors to officially designate each April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. The reoccurring event will be dedicated to commemorating those who perished during the Armenian Genocide from 1915 to 1923.
Orange County supervisors took the first step Tuesday towards repealing a decades-old, and apparently never-enforced, law requiring dogs to be leashed at a popular spot between Huntington Beach and Newport Beach, known by many as "Dog Beach."
Unanimous city approvals of agreements to allow continued acceptance of out-of-county trash through 2025 at local landfills will provide the revenue needed to fully repay the remaining creditors from the County’s 1994 bankruptcy. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the pact on Tuesday.
Jako, an 8-year-old silver Labrador, splashed into a pool along the mouth of the Santa Ana River late Friday morning, then returned to the sand with a green tennis ball for his owner to toss. The game of fetch went back and forth until Jako stopped to greet another dog and the two ran off to play.
On Monday, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m., Seal Beach resident Michelle Steel will be sworn in as Orange County’s newest member of the Board of Supervisors, in the historic courtroom of the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana.
On Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at 2 p.m., the Honorable Michelle Steel will be sworn in as Orange County’s newest member of the Board of Supervisors, in the historic courtroom of the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana. Steel, who won the November 6th general election with more than 62 percent of the vote, will replace termed-out Second District Supervisor John Moorlach. Steel will be sworn-in by the Honorable Judge James E. Rogan.
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