May 9, 2018

Orange County


Voice of OC: Over 60 of OC’s sickest homeless people to be housed with Health Services

County health officials will choose the homeless people, based on assessments of their health vulnerabilities, and they will receive housing and services through a nonprofit that specializes in helping homeless people move from the streets into housing with on-site support services, and then into permanent housing.


OC Register: Santa Ana Zoo plans $70 million in upgrades, new animals and attractions – fundraising campaign to start

Redesigned exhibits, welcoming new species of animals and more visitor attractions are part of an estimated $70 million plan for the zoo’s evolution over the next 20 years.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa Sanitary District moves toward changing election system that lawyer says disenfranchises Latinos

Costa Mesa Sanitary District board members unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday morning signaling their intent to change the voting method used in district elections.


Daily Pilot: Newport settles ageism and sexism claim by former assistant city attorney for $150,000

Leonie Mulvihill, who worked for the city from December 2009 to January 2017 before leaving for a similar job in Anaheim, alleged ageism and sexism during what she said were years of mistreatment and retaliation from City Attorney Aaron Harp.


OC Register: Tustin looks to expand its pedestrian-friendly Old Town environs to bordering streets

Next month, on June 19, the Tustin City Council will consider a broad, long-term plan to invite more visitors to picturesque Old Town – and, concurrently, make nearby streets picturesque and walkable, too.



Seattle Times: Boeing’s $9.5 billion Iran deals, always uncertain, are now effectively dead

Following President Donald Trump’s scrapping of the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday and his imposition of what he called “powerful” sanctions, Boeing’s prospective sale to Iran of jets worth $9.5 billion is effectively dead for the foreseeable future.


OC Register: Southern California jobs could be collateral damage in Trump’s trade war with China

Some 41,000 people in Los Angeles County work in the vulnerable industries, along with 10,700 in Orange County, 8,400 in Riverside County and 6,400 in San Bernardino County, Brookings’ county-by-county survey found.


Publication Date: May 9, 2018