July 10, 2018
Orange County Transportation Authority officials on Monday approved changes to the funding plan, taking the additional money needed from Measure M2, a local sales tax earmarked for public transportation projects.
Countywide occupancy was 79.5 percent, up from 79.3 percent a year earlier. A key measure of hotel cash flow known as “RevPar” for Anaheim increased 7.4 percent from a year earlier.
OC Register: Homebuying up 55% since the bubble burst in Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, La Palma, Placentia, Yorba Linda
Countywide, we have reached a $710,000 median selling price, up 38.4 percent. Orange County sales totaled 7,800 residences, existing and new, vs. 4,419 a decade ago, a gain of 76.5 percent. Prices rose in 79 out of 83 Orange County ZIPs and sales were up in 76 out of 83 ZIPs.
Friday will bring the start of the 128th annual Orange County Fair and, with it, a renewed focus on the agrarian history embedded in the DNA of the county’s signature shindig, as its appropriately rustic theme would imply.
Every OCEA member who donates blood will get plenty of treats to keep those energy levels up. Donors are also automatically entered in an opportunity drawing for free tickets to one of Southern California’s premiere attractions. The blood drive will be held at OCEA headquarters.
Powerful new insights come from a working paper, “Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data." A team of economists establish that unions have constrained income inequality far beyond their own membership ranks.
Publication Date: July 10, 2018