December 14, 2018

Orange County

OC Register: In rapid fashion, much has changed for Orange County’s homeless population

It was only 16 months ago when I wrote that the homeless situation was completely out of hand, that residents were afraid to use parks, afraid to use the Santa Ana River Trail, afraid of the area around Orange County’s civic center.


Daily Pilot: Residents air concerns about dust, odors, traffic and health effects of upcoming cleanup at former Ascon Landfill

In September this year, the commission granted coastal development and conditional use permits needed to begin an estimated 18-month cleanup, called the Final Remedy, including excavating a portion of the contaminated materials at the site.


Daily Pilot: O.C. Fair Board says no to raising ticket prices as it approves new budget

The Orange County Fair Board approved a new budget Thursday that includes funding to create additional staff positions and bankroll the anticipated relocation of a Vietnam War-era jet to the Costa Mesa fairgrounds.



Labor 411: Philadelphia passes fair workweek legislation

The Center for Popular Democracy, which works to implement Fair Workweek practices throughout the country, has conducted extensive research within the service and retail industry.


Associated Press: Artificial intelligence’s rise exposes gaping gender gap

The challenges of making the technology industry a more welcoming place for women are numerous, especially in the booming field of artificial intelligence.



OC Register: Riverside Amtrak workers gain support to keep center open

California’s two U.S. senators have added their names to a growing list of elected officials who are urging Amtrak to change its plans to shutter its Riverside reservation center next month.


Publication Date: December 14, 2018