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Americana Awards 2020

The 2020 Americana Awards celebrates the finest instincts in civic and community service across eight West Orange County cities . . .and a Man of the Year from one of those cities. This annual event, showcased in the Grand Ballroom of the Disneyland Hotel, took place on February 29, 2020, also featured a fast paced live auction, as well as performances by Cypress College students and staff, and was sponsored by the Cypress College Foundation.

About the author

John Underwood

John Underwood is an award-winning community television producer and lifetime professional journalist. His experience includes 13 years working for National Public Radio as a reporter in LA. He was employed locally for several years as a contributing reporter for OC Weekly and the Orange County Register. When John is not busy documenting the homeless persons' struggle throughout Orange County, he works as a Production Coordinator for Los Alamitos Community Television, where he produces a talk show named Backstory - an investigative program that tackles the contentious issues of the day. His current documentary series NO FIXED ABODE focuses on channeling the voices of the OC homeless.