December 17, 2018

Orange County

OC Register: Salvation Army unveils plans for Anaheim ‘Center of Hope’

In about two years, Orange County Salvation Army officials hope to begin welcoming people to a new Anaheim campus that will offer housing, mental health and addiction counseling, job placement and other services for the homeless.


Voice of OC: Voice of OC donors help young journalist fuel change

OCEA was part of a consortium that launched the Voice of OC as a way of bolstering investigative journalism in Orange County. We made a bet that if a news outlet took an honest and objective look at the issues, working families were going to come out ahead every time.


OC Register: Concern for Dana Point, as big surf threatens to further erode beach this week

This week’s swell, combined with a winter high tide each morning of about 6 feet — and nearly 7 feet by the weekend — will cause strong surf to slam the already-damaged area.


OC Register: Here’s why Southern California oil refineries will soon be required to closely monitor air quality

The new systems will analyze pollutant concentrations that can be compared with air-quality standards and provide better — and easier-to-understand — information on the health effects of such pollutants.


OC Register: Where north Orange County residents can get marriage licenses – and even married – changes next year

The county has so much demand from residents getting official documents or wanting to tie the knot it needs to move its north Orange County satellite office into a bigger space. The move will take the Orange County Clerk-Recorder branch out of downtown Fullerton and move it to 222 S. Harbor Blvd., in Anaheim.



AFL-CIO: Support restoring Overtime Pay Act

The previous administration’s overtime update gave millions of working people overtime pay who otherwise would have never seen a pay increase. That has been taken away. New legislation recently introduced - Restoring Overtime Pay Act - puts overtime protections back in place for millions of working people. Fill out the form to add your name in support of the Restoring Overtime Pay Act.



OC Register: California ranks dead last for driving, commutes and costs, report says

The financial website said California’s ranked poorly because of its high percentage of bad roads, long commutes and high rates of theft and fatal crashes. Help is on the way in the form of voter approved taxes to pay for infrastructure repair and upgrades.


Publication Date: December 17, 2018