November 10, 2017

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Orange County

Voice of OC: Backers of Veterans Cemetery Near Center of Former El Toro Marine Base Turn In Signatures For Election

But backers of the strawberry fields site said they turned in the signatures of 2,800 people who said they wanted to take their names off the petition to build the cemetery near the center of the old Air Station and predicted many other signatures may not be valid.


LA Times: Following allegations, Orange County Democrats grapple with sexual harassment in politics

The issue is coming into focus as Democrats are gearing up for big electoral fights in the midterm elections, and as scrutiny of alleged sexual misconduct in Hollywood and political circles intensifies.


LA Times: ‘I’m on my way out.’ Homeless along river trail in Fountain Valley prepare to leave as county readies to clear the area

Roughly 150 homeless people who have set up camp in the past year along the quiet trail overlooking the Santa Ana River in Fountain Valley feel they’ve found safety and camaraderie there.


Daily Pilot: Outside investigator tapped to handle internal Huntington Beach City Hall complaint

City Attorney Michael Gates said the complaint and its allegations do not involve him, the city attorney’s office or the city manager’s office. He added that he has not retained an attorney for himself in response to it.


OCGOV: County Social Services Agency warns of text messaging scam

County officials say a text messaging scam is targeting CalWORKs, Cal FRESH and general relief clients. The message directs callers to a bogus Social Services Agency phone number where an automated system request personal financial information.


Voice of OC: Ridership up on OCTA’s improved bus routes

The agency conducted its largest ever overhaul of bus routes last year. It generally cut service in south county and shifted those resources to busier routes in north and central Orange County, where the majority of the system’s riders are concentrated.



LA Times: California Senate Democrats ask Congress to preserve low-income housing funding

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and 18 other Democratic state senators are urging congressional leaders to preserve low-income housing funding in any attempt to overhaul the nation's tax system.


Publication Date: November 10, 2017