August 7, 2018

Orange County

Voice of OC: Irvine Planning Commission expedites veterans cemetery reports

The commission voted 4-1 Aug. 2 to direct staff to research a 2012 environmental study of the entire area and work with the city attorney to review any contractual obligations the city has on the land.


OC Register: Firefighters continue to battle Holy fire amid excessive heat warning

A few dozen people were evacuated from about 50 cabins Monday, according to authorities. Rodriguez said at least one structure in the Trabuco Canyon area was burned and said authorities are assessing the damage caused by the fire.


LA Times: Costa Mesa council to weigh local ban on needle and syringe exchanges

Costa Mesa City Council members Tuesday will discuss whether to adopt an urgency measure prohibiting the establishment or operation of hypodermic needle and syringe exchanges in the city.


OC Register: Nomination deadline nears for 2018 Top Workplaces program

What were the common themes? A friendly, team-first spirit. Leadership. Training and support.


OCEA: Give the gift of life on Thursday, Aug. 9 and sign-up for the OCEA-American Red Cross blood drive

Every member who donates will be entered in an opportunity drawing to win theme park tickets.



Cal Labor Fed: Weakening of unions is directly related to exploding inequality

Unions are still raising the standards for all workers and bridging the gap of income inequality. It’s simple, really. When working people stand together, we have some power to fight against an economy rigged by the wealthy few.


AFL-CIO: 'Working people are taking matters into our own hands'

The fact is working people are taking matters into our own hands. We’re looking inward to position ourselves to shape the future of work and the labor movement. We’re organizing. We’re mobilizing. And we’re winning.


Publication Date: August 7, 2018