November 8, 2018

Orange County

Daily Pilot: O.C. fairgrounds to hold ‘Salute to Veterans’ on Saturday

Salute to Veterans — presented in collaboration with the Orange County Employees Assn. — will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and feature live entertainment, a hot dog lunch, free health screenings, child-friendly activities, a blood drive, veterans resources and a job fair.


Voice of OC: Wrapping up a purple shaded Election Day in OCV

Chapman University Political Science professors Mike Moodian and Fred Smoller talk about the unprecedented voter turnout and election results from across Orange County, noting the end of OC GOP dominance and the advent of a more competitive political landscape.


OC Register: Winners? Losers? So many ballots aren’t counted in Southern California that we might not know for weeks

But in Orange County, home to four closely-watched House races, 420,000 ballots still aren’t counted, amounting to nearly 40 percent of all votes cast. Similar proportions of uncounted ballots exist in Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.


OC Register: First elected mayor? First female majority? First Latino representation? Youngest councilman? New Costa Mesa council could be ground-breaking

Incomplete election results show Councilwoman Katrina Foley winning the mayor’s seat and candidates Andrea Marr, Manuel Chavez and Arlis Reynolds as the top vote-getters in district 3, 4 and 5, respectively.


OCGOV.COM: National Park Service awards OC Parks with grant to restore an “American treasure”

OC Parks will use the grant for the second-phase restoration of the Joseph Pleasants Stone Building, the oldest building on the National Historic Landmark grounds at Arden: Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens in Modjeska Canyon.


LA Times: Strong Santa Ana winds expected this week, triggering fire fears

Strong Santa Ana winds are expected to blow through the Southland this week, which, paired with low humidity, could bring critical fire weather conditions to the region.



NY Times: Google workers reject Silicon Valley individualism in walkout

At the beginning of their protest near the company’s San Francisco offices, the organizers even expressed support for Marriott workers on strike in the city.


Publication Date: November 8, 2018