December 4, 2018

Orange County

Voice of OC: Sheriff and DA officials knew for 2+ years about attorney-client recordings

While officials can record inmate calls to track illegal behavior and investigate crimes, attorney-client conversations are sacrosanct in the American legal system and protected to ensure a person’s constitutional right to a fair trial.


OC Register: Anaheim buys building near Bridges at Kraemer Place for $3.95 million for temporary homeless shelter

The site was a last-minute shift from earlier plans to buy a building on La Palma Avenue that some nearby business owners had opposed.


OC Register: Kraft Heinz Lunchables facility in Fullerton shutters, leaving 248 out of work

When Kraft Heinz announced the pending closure of the Fullerton plant in 2015, it was one of seven the company said it would be closing and shifting production to other plants — a move that would affect 2,600 jobs.


Daily Pilot Opinion: Newport could learn a thing or two from Costa Mesa about political activism

I’ve felt for a long time that Costa Mesa voters were far more sophisticated and engaged in the political process than their neighbors in Newport. 2018 proved that once again. Costa Mesans continued to clean house.



NUHW Strike: Kaiser mental health clinicians authorize 5-day statewide strike

From December 10 to 14, thousands of psychologists, therapists, social workers — along with other medical professionals — will stage pickets outside dozens of Kaiser facilities from San Diego to Sacramento.


OC Register: Employee files lawsuit against UCI officials alleging they did nothing when she complained of sexual harassment

“When I brought this to my supervisor’s attention, she let me know that because he was a fundraiser it was a sensitive issue and we needed to make sure we kept a friendly relationship with him,” the victim alleged at a news conference on Monday.



Capital & Main: Measuring charter school performance

An upcoming Stanford Law & Policy Review article attributes the rapid growth to the fact that many states have been prodded by lobbyists and foundations to lift caps on the number of charter schools contained within states.


Publication Date: December 4, 2018