December 13, 2018

Orange County

OC Register: New 91 Freeway westbound lane OK’d from western Corona to 241 toll road

A regional transportation panel gave the green light Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, to add a new westbound 91 Freeway lane stretching from Green River Road in Corona to the 241 toll road in Orange County.


City News Service: Wave of emailed bomb threats puts law enforcement, schools and businesses on alert in Southern California

In Orange County, Garden Grove police said the agency received several calls around 11:15 a.m. “from local businesses reporting a bomb threat by email.” The threat demanded cash in Bitcoin or they would blow up the business.


OC Register: Bring hope to a needy family through annual Adopt A Family Program

This holiday season marks the 49th year of the Share Our Selves (SOS) annual Adopt A Family program. The organization connects struggling Orange County families with generous community members who provide gifts and food for the holidays.


Daily Pilot: Recount kicks off in Newport council race decided by 36 votes

Orange County elections workers started manually recounting ballots Wednesday in the nearly dead-even Newport Beach City Council race between incumbent Marshall “Duffy” Duffield and challenger Tim Stoaks. OCEA members are working hard to make sure our voting system is accurate and timely.



Courier Journal: Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down pension reform law

"We declare the enactment of SB 151 was contradictory to the Kentucky Constitution and is hereby void and of no effect," Justice Daniel J. Venters wrote for the court.



OC Register: FCC decision deals blow to California’s proposal to tax text messages

On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission in a 3-1 decision declared wireless Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) are “information services” similar to email under the Communications Act — and not a telecommunications service which would be within the scope of the California Public Utilities Commission.


Publication Date: December 13, 2018