Recent Streetsblog CALIFORNIA posts about Orange County

More than forty participants attended the kick off for Latino Health Access safe mobility campaign. Photos by Kristopher Fortin.

Santa Ana Safe Mobility Campaign Launches

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A local community-based organization in Santa Ana launched a safe mobility campaign today that is aimed at improving pedestrian and vehicle safety. Santa Ana residents will lead the outreach and education effort. Latino Health Access received a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance for the yearlong traffic safety campaign. At today’s kickoff event at Advanced […]
Members of Orange County Partnerships to Improve Community Health (OC PICH) speaking at a forum earlier this month. PICH is a grant source from the Center and Disease Control and Prevention that funds programs that aim to combat the causes of chronic diseases. Photos by Kristopher Fortin.

Community Groups Showcase Disease Prevention at Orange County Forum

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Orange County received $4.1 million from the CDC to support government, education, and nonprofit entities working in Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and Anaheim on disease prevention. The projects that came out of these partnerships ranged from traditional—nutrition education and physical activity promotion—to boldly forward-thinking—funding the installation and design of a bicycle boulevard.