August 6, 2018
Firefighters were battling a brush fire that broke out in the Trabuco Canyon area Monday afternoon, and spread to more than 100 acres, officials said.
The issue centers on “ad hoc” committees, in which supervisors appoint two of their five members to meet in secret on a particular policy issue – like mental health services, overhauling the county Civic Center, and general county real estate issues.
Orange County cities got their marching orders for dealing with the area’s homeless crisis at a court hearing on Friday, Aug. 3.
OC Register: Median home price surpassed $1 million in 16 Orange County ZIPs. That’s double in a decade!
Just how many is that? Well, a year ago, there were just 11 ZIPs zips with a seven-figure median. And a decade ago, 2008 started with just seven million-dollar ZIPs.
The added significance of this "stunning pay" is that this involves a closely-watched corporate icon that has been a managerial trendsetter. Workers everywhere — from other unions to individual employees to other Disney employees — should feel empowered to nudge bosses on pay.
“Everybody wants to move as one. That’s why you look at the comments [on the video] and see black people saying, ‘Yeah, that’s what we need to do,’ said Antoine Dangerfield, the man who shot the video.
LA Times: Gig-economy giants asks the state to save them from a ruling turning contractors into employees
In the months since, business leaders have been pleading their case to state officials including members of Gov. Jerry Brown’s Cabinet, Brown’s presumed successor Gavin Newsom, and members of the state Legislature.
Publication Date: August 6, 2018