July 11, 2018

Orange County

Voice of OC: Veterans cemetery location in Irvine still unclear

The Irvine City Council directed staff to review some sites. The Council’s move comes two weeks after the Orange County Board of Supervisors directed staff to begin studying roughly 280 acres of county-owned land for a veterans cemetery in Anaheim Hills.


OC Register: Homeless night shelter at Orange County armories comes to an end this weekend

Those staying there will be transported to the Santa Ana armory on Flower Street, which will continue providing shelter through Sunday night. Outreach workers will be available to discuss “options” at the Santa Ana armory from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday,


OC Register: 36 percent of IE families struggle to stay afloat financially, report says

Inland Empire families often have to stretch their dollars further due to the lack of high-earning job opportunities in the region. Median household income in both San Bernardino and Riverside County are at least $10,000 below the state average..


OC Register: From healthful to hardy and from arty to absurd, the fair has something for everyone

“We want people to find a way to connect with agriculture in a modern, urban environment – whether that’s raising chickens in the backyard or tomatoes on the patio,” said fair spokeswoman Terry Moore.



Labor 411: Auto workers threaten strike after company spends $115 Million on soccer player

ESPN reports that an Italian trade union has announced that Fiat workers in the southern town of Melfi will go on strike over Cristiano Ronaldo's €100 million move to Juventus.


New York Times: Fresh proof that strong unions help reduce income inequality

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 11, 2018