February 4, 2019

Orange County

OC Register: Keep those umbrellas handy, more wet weather coming to Southern California

With a few more days of wet and cold weather expected in Southern California, keep those umbrellas and galoshes nearby. Another storm is moving through the region, the first part of the week.


OC Register: Nuclear waste burial fund grows to $43 billion, but DOE has not buried an ounce of spent fuel

The Department of Energy piggy bank, dubbed the Nuclear Waste Fund, is invested in securities and earmarked for permanent disposal of spent fuel generated by commercial reactors such as San Onofre and Diablo Canyon.


OC Register: Investigation continues into Yorba Linda plane crash that killed 5

Just around the corner from the crash site, workers covered with tarps broken windows of a home in the 19700 block of Crestknoll Drive that were shattered when the engine and the propeller of the small Cessna smashed into it.


Daily Pilot: 224-bed homeless shelter opens in Anaheim

The 2-acre site, located at 1455 South Salvation Place, features an open-air campus with 10 dormitories, a dining building, administrative spaces, a laundry room, bathrooms with showers, a dog run and an outdoor recreational area..


Daily Pilot: Huntington Beach duels over local control as it files legal complaints against state housing laws

The city of Huntington Beach is dueling with the state over housing laws and local control through two legal complaints, the latest of which was filed Friday in the California Supreme Court.



OC Register: California’s creative economy generates $604.9 billion annually, but wage gaps persist

The 2019 report, prepared by Beacon Economics, shows that creative industries throughout the state support 2.6 million jobs, $227.8 billion in labor income and $604.9 billion in annual economic output.



Capital & Main: The housing affordability crisis has happened in tandem with Wall Street’s home buying spree.

The analysis from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve found that after the collapse of the housing market a decade ago, investors such as Blackstone, Cerberus Capital and Golden Tree seized on the opportunity to buy up homes and convert them into rental units.


Publication Date: February 4, 2019