July 6, 2018

Orange County

OC Register: OC Animal Care bursting with runaway dogs frightened by booming fireworks

Between July 4 and the morning of July 5, OC Animal Care saw its residency grow by 29 dogs. Yet that is just a fraction of canines counted as Independence Day runaways, Berg said. The designation stretches from July 1 through July 6, when people buy and set off firecrackers.


OC Register: Summer’s first heat wave descends on Southern California

Humidity levels will dip to between 3 and 10 percent Friday, increasing to 7-15 percent Saturday. At the same time, highs of 100-110 degrees are expected Friday and 98-108 Saturday.


Daily Pilot: Divided Costa Mesa council uproots plans for the Plant commercial-residential project

Though council members tried several times Tuesday night to hammer out language that would move the project forward, they couldn’t find a solution that most them supported. After a lengthy and at-times testy debate, they voted 3-2 to reverse a March decision by the Planning Commission.


OC Register: You’re updating your home to get ready for a sale. What could go wrong?

Here’s a “rule” you’ll want to be aware of – each subcontractor is responsible for taking away his or her own trash. When a the kitchen demo team puts their trash on top of the bathroom demo team’s trash, the bathroom guys can’t get to their trash until the kitchen guys take their trash away.



Labor 411: 'If you can’t come to work that’s you quitting," boss says to mom with son on life support

The worker said she was contacted by Folk Oil’s corporate office following the viral post. The office told her to take as much time as needed, and the manager was terminated following an investigation.


NY Times: Can airport workers pull out of a financial nosedive?

Real wages for the men and women who do much of the work at airports declined by 14 percent between 1991 and 2011, according to a study by the Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California, Berkeley. While airline profits have become robust since that period.



OC Register: U.S. adds a solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct.

Still, average hourly pay rose just 2.7 percent in June from 12 months earlier, meaning that after adjusting for inflation, wages remain nearly flat. The low jobless rate has yet to force employers to offer higher wages to fill job openings.


Publication Date: July 6, 2018