Orange County Social Services Office Compromises Applicant Personal Information

The Orange County Social Services Office accidentally sent out a list of 30 welfare applicants, complete with their Social Security numbers and other personal information to an applicant for HEAP heating assistance. Joseph Vetimiglia, who had been turned down for a heating grant, had asked for his file so that he could appeal the decision.…

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Panera Continues to Support Hoag Foundation with $25,000 Donation

For the second year in a row, Panera Bread has helped raise money or the Hoag Hospital Foundation. The restaurant and bakery chain donated $25,000 in support of the Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center, with the help of a dozen Orange County Panera location participating in the fundraiser. The Allen Diabetes Center, which is…

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What Does Obamacare Offer Retirees?

Senior Citizens – and many retirees already benefiting from Social Security Retirement – come October 1st will be quickly enrolling for Medicare. But, hey, what happens if you’re already a retiree on Medicare?  What does the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, mean to you?  Matthew Eyles, executive vice president of a healthcare consulting…

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