November 1, 2018

Orange County

OCEA: Free community celebration coming up on November 10th: “Salute to Veterans”

This free, family event is open to the entire community and includes live music, free hot dogs a veterans resource fair and all kinds of activities for kids. Location: OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.


Voice of OC: Fight fake news by funding local news

Voice of OC reporters applied their expertise this election season, by partnering with the New York Times and KPCC, to offer community members great reporting along with polling and discussions around this historic vote. That’s the kind of coverage this newsroom consistently brings Orange County, going on for a decade now.


Voice of OC: Tax increases go before voters in seven OC cities

In the 2016 election, voters in Fountain Valley, La Palma, Stanton and Westminster approved one percent sales tax increases. La Habra voters approved a half-cent sales tax increase in 2008, a measure which will sunset in 2028.


OC Register: The ‘roomie’ effect: How Southern Californians are cutting their high rents

While Californians debate housing politics at the ballot box Nov. 6, don’t forget: crammed rental units aren’t just a landlord-tenant issue.


LA Times: Early voting is blowing the doors off this midterm election, but it's unclear what that means for Tuesday

Election day is less than a week away, but nearly 25 million Americans are apparently so psyched or angry or frightened or inspired or whatever drives people to the polls that they have already cast their ballots.



Labor 411: GM notifies employees of possible layoffs right after it reports better-than-expected earning

Depending on how many workers take the offer and other cost-cutting efforts, GM will re-evaluate doing an involuntary program after the first of the year.



OC Register: US stocks rally again, but finish October with steep losses

Stocks began sinking on Oct. 3 as interest rates rocketed higher. Even after those gains eased, investors kept selling stocks as they worried about the trade dispute and other factors that could also hurt economic growth and company profits.


Publication Date: November 1, 2018