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By November 17, 2021COVID-19

Rise and shine, Orange County! Let’s get you all caught up to start this day off on an informed note. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening today in your town and around the county.

First, today’s weather:

Low clouds may break. High: 73 Low: 55.

High tide in Orange County is at 7:59 a.m. at 5.91 feet.
Low tide will be at 2:39 p.m. at 0 feet.

Sunrise is at 6:23 a.m. and sunset is at 4:46 p.m.

Here are the top stories in Orange County today:

  1. It was hit or miss for large-scale surf competitions in the height of the pandemic. Now, the Kneeboard Surfing USA Competition has promised to return to Huntington Beach in 2022 (Orange County Patch)
  2. Love to paint? Orange County Public Libraries is continuing their online programs with a Virtual Paint. Find out where to get your supplies at one of these OC Public Library Branches (Orange County Patch)
  3. It has been 10 years since Orange County has had a Latino supervisor. Will redistricting change that? (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Who are you rooting for? Here is your Orange County high school football schedule for the CIF-SS semifinals (OCRegister).
  5. Movember fundraiser, held by Orange County Sheriff Harbor Patrol, raising awareness for men’s health.(Orange County Patch).
  6. An inmate at the Orange County Intake Release Center died on Nov. 14. (

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Today in Orange County:

  • Lunch Mob – Placentia Chamber of Commerce (11:30 AM).
  • Marines – Information Booth – Anaheim High (11:44 AM).
  • 1st & 3rd Wednesday Leads Group – Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce (11:45 AM).
  • Business Networking Group – Orange Chamber of Commerce (12:00 PM).
  • ACT WorkKeys: On-Site – Anaheim Workforce Connection (1:00 PM).
  • One-Stop Orientation: On-Site – Anaheim Workforce Connection (2:30 PM).
  • #athletics: Girls Soccer @La Quinta HS (3:00 PM).
  • Girls Basketball (FS) – Rancho Alamitos (3:00 PM).
  • ILT Meetings – Middle College High School (3:00 PM).

Orange County Patch Notebook

  • Orange County Register: “In a repeat of last month’s statewide-coordinated walkouts, parents throughout Southern California kept their children home from school on Monday, Nov. 15, to protest COVID-19 vaccination mandates.” (Facebook).
  • German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County: “4-month-old Peppermint Pie (Left) is a sweet, lovable little girl. Her mother is a GSD and her father was a dark, handsome boy. She is housebroken, loves kids and other dogs. She is well socialized and is friendly to all she meets. Let u…” (Facebook).
  • Orange County Fire Authority: ” Multi-Alarm Fire Last night your #OCFA firefighters were able to save multiple buildings from burning down when a blaze broke out in a 1 story commercial building.” (Facebook).
  • Orange County Register: “Members of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified school board will consider a resolution Tuesday to prevent critical race theory from being taught anywhere in the district.” (Facebook).
  • Orange County Rescue Mission: “This month, we’ll spend a lot of time talking about thankfulness and gratitude. As we gather to celebrate our blessings, there is another way YOU can show your thankfulness this season! Right now for $1.48, you can provide a meal for som…” (Facebook).
  • LGBTQ Center Orange County: “THIS THURSDAY MORNING! Learn some of the challenges projects across the state are facing with engaging LGBTQ community participation in cessation and community education. Featuring LGBTQ Program Manager from CA LGBTQ HHS Network!! ” (Facebook).
  • South Orange Public Library: “Storytime Program Announcement: Effective 11/16/21: All storytimes for the rest of the year (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays) will be held in the Meeting Room, with an option to stream on Facebook live. ” (Instagram).

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Ashley Ludwig

About me: Ashley Ludwig has been a columnist and online news editor since 2007. Prior to joining Patch, she worked as a staff writer for Southwest Riverside’s Valley News Newspaper–in print and online. She was a co-founder of the southern California news conglomerate,–and prior to that, a freelance journalist for such publications as the North County Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, and Southwest Riverside News Network (, and still owns the local southern California Wine Country blog: Ashley Ludwig has worked as a writer on the web since the late 1990s. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Wife, and mother of two daughters, she is the author of multiple romantic suspense novels.

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