OCEA Media Brief: California Prepares for Energy Shortfalls in Hot, Dry Summer


Associated Press: California prepares for energy shortfalls in hot, dry summer
California likely will have an energy shortfall equivalent to what it takes to power about 1.3 million homes when use is at its peak during the hot and dry summer months, state officials said Friday. Threats from drought, extreme heat and wildfires, plus supply chain and regulatory issues hampering the solar industry will create challenges for energy reliability this summer, the officials said.

CA.gov: California launches workforce development fund to train workers for jobs of the future
The state’s workforce programs will now be supported by an $18 million philanthropic fund for careers of the future and workforce development.



AFL-CIO: Economy gains 428,000 jobs in April; unemployment steady at 3.6%
Fortunately, the share of the unemployed who have been unemployed more than 27 weeks is declining.



OCEA.org: Hot Dog Wagon Schedule!
We'll see you 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Irvine - Operations Support Facility, 6427 Oak Canyon in Irvine.



OCEA.org: Knott's Berry Farm Summer Adventures
Knott’s summertime fun will begin with the return of Ghost Town Alive! The interactive daytime family fun experience takes you throughout the streets of Ghost Town interacting with the many citizens that inhabit this bustling community. The summertime adventures extend through the night as Knott’s brings back your favorite Knott’s Summer Nights bands and DJs.

OCEA.org: Catalina Express
Catalina Island is just an hour away with year-round boat transportation and up to 30 departures daily!

Publication Date: May 6, 2022