August 8, 2018

Orange County

Voice of OC: OC needle exchange plans to open in September, as County asks Court to block It

Needle exchange representatives confirmed Monday they plan to start in September. But Dallas Augustine, a board member at the needle exchange, said claims of postponement are “inaccurate,” because the needle exchange already planned to start in September.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa passes urgency ordinance barring needle exchanges in the city

Needle-exchange programs are now banned in Costa Mesa — for the time being, at least — after the City Council adopted an urgency ordinance Tuesday prohibiting the establishment and operation of such services anywhere in the city.


OC Register: Disneyland still world’s No. 2 theme park, but Universal Studios Hollywood’s attendance surges

Disneyland had 18.3 million visits during the annual reporting period. Despite price increases, increases and a 2016 dip in attendance, visits to the Anaheim park climbed 2 percent last year.



Springfield News-Leader: Missouri 'right-to-work' law rejected by popular vote

The vote totals were 385,767 no and 228,685 yes by 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to the website. Ballots in hundreds of precincts had yet to be reported, but the Associated Press had called the race.



OC Register: These photos show devastation of Northern California wildfires — now the largest in state history

The Mendocino Complex Fire has become the largest wildfire in recorded California history with no end in sight.



Washington Post: Women just broke a record: The most female nominees for governor in a single year

Nowhere is there a stronger gender disparity in U.S. politics than in governor’s mansions. Right now there are a grand total of six female governors. Tuesday may go down as a day that helps change that dismal number.


Publication Date: August 8, 2018