November 2, 2018

Orange County

Voice of OC: Two main factions battle for power in Tuesday’s election

The Nov. 6 election comes as the city faces an ever-worsening financial crisis, pulling $10 million in one-time money this year to make ends meet. The funding gap is projected to grow to a $32 million next fiscal year.


OC Register: Eva Kilgore: Check out Veterans Day deals for vets and active military — from free gasoline to a discounted haircut on Nov. 11

In appreciation of our military, Nuvision Federal Credit Union will fill up your gas tank (up to 20 gallons per car) on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, for those with a valid active military or veteran ID. Nice


OC Register: The downside of moving your company out of state

Lack of usable industrial building space, skilled labor shortages and the weather make moving operations out of California very tricky.


OC Register: Construction starts on Placentia Veterans Village, an apartment complex with services to help homeless vets

Orange County community leaders and supporters of homeless veterans are hoping a development of 50 new apartments in Placentia will lead to success stories like that of Danny Sisneros, a former Marine who bounced back from homelessness.


OC Register: Gas tax is needed to meet key freeway projects, California emissions goals, bipartisan group says

Both Republicans and Democrats came together in Diamond Bar this week to argue for continuation of gas tax and vehicle license fee hikes imposed by state lawmakers last year, saying the monies from SB 1 are earmarked for key freeway and light-rail extension projects.



OC Register: US adds robust 250,000 jobs; pay growth fastest since 2009

Friday’s employment report from the government pointed to a consistently robust job market that shows no sign of flagging even with the economy in its 10th year of expansion.



LA Times: Most Americans aren't financially healthy despite booming economy, survey finds

But a new survey from USC and the nonprofit Center for Financial Services Innovation makes the case that, despite an overall healthy-looking economy, many Americans are struggling to save, pay bills and remain on firm financial footing.


Publication Date: November 2, 2018