April 10, 2018
Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido Monday stepped up his legal action against a plan to put district elections on the June ballot, with little time left for City Council members who support the measure to ask the courts to let voters decide the issue.
Two attorneys representing Anaheim resident Mark Daniels said they will pursue an expedited appeal of the ruling, and hope for an answer by April 13, the deadline for the county Registrar of Voters to begin printing ballots.
Garden Grove’s fire department is 92 years old, and it may not make it to 100. At Tuesday’s meeting of the City Council, the first public steps were taken toward possible replacement of the Garden Grove Fire Department with services from the Orange County Fire Authority.
Exploding out of pocket costs for medical care is crushing workers and their families; deductibles have increased six times faster than wages since 2010. Desperate families are skipping health care as a result.
A separate Southern California News Group investigation last year showed eviction rates in the region and have been dropping steadily since the peak of the Great Recession.
The new legislation, Assembly Bill 3152, would give nonprofit housing developers property tax exemptions on homes in high-cost areas that are rented at a discount to those with moderate incomes.
In the days since the Trump administration took control of the nation’s consumer watchdog agency, it has not recorded a single enforcement action against banks, credit card companies, debt collectors or any finance companies whatsoever.
Publication Date: April 10, 2018