February 1, 2019

Orange County

Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa officials hear questions and concerns about proposed homeless shelter during community meeting

About 200 people cycled through the Costa Mesa Senior Center on Wednesday to ask questions and air concerns during a community open house about the city’s proposal to open a temporary 50-bed homeless shelter at a Westside church.


Daily Pilot: Special Saturday council meeting to cover Newport’s issues in year ahead

The city’s financial health, service level enhancements across departments, and significant capital projects will be covered along with updates on homelessness and relations with John Wayne Airport.


LA Times: After denial from Ocean View district, charter school seeks approval from county

The proposal, the resolution said, also lacks a comprehensive description of qualifications of all school employees and an indication that classroom teachers could provide activities such as woodworking, string instruments and world languages.


Irvine: Taco Bell commits to staying in its Irvine headquarters

Taco Bell has been in Irvine for more than 40 years and moved into its current home, a sleek five-story office building in the Irvine Spectrum business complex, nearly a decade ago.


OC Register: OC Fair 2019: 6th Annual Brew Hee Haw will return in July with more craft beer and ’80s music

The two-day craft beer tasting typically sells out well in advance and this year is changing its location on the fairgrounds.



NY Times: Success of Los Angeles teachers strike rocks charter schools, and a rich supporter

When the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti, announced a deal between the teachers’ union and the school district after the weeklong strike, the fate of charter schools was part of the bargain.



OC Register: California could insure many more people – but it will come at a price

A report analyzes how to provide more generous consumer subsidies to pay for costly health insurance, subsidies for insurance companies and a state penalty on residents who fail to maintain health coverage.


Publication Date: February 1, 2019