February 5, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: $25 Million in Santa Ana Police raises up for City Council approval

The raises amount to a 13.6 percent to 19.3 percent increase in base pay for each officer and sergeant between now and July 2020, according to the city.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa council to consider hiring Mercy House to operate local homeless shelter

Under the proposed agreement, the city would pay the Santa Ana-based nonprofit up to $1.457 million annually to run the temporary 50-bed “bridge shelter” planned for Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene at 1885 Anaheim Ave.


Daily Pilot: Huntington Beach to consider changing fees and fines for false-alarm burglary calls

According to a staff report, the Police Department responds to more than 4,000 alarm-related calls each year, and less than 1% are crime-related.


OC Register: The meaning of the Women’s March and the teachers strike

At the Orange County Women’s March, participants showed up with their own reasons for marching. And through their signs, their art, and their advocacy, they educated the other sisters and brothers in attendance about their struggles.


OC Register: OC Fair 2019: Rick Springfield and Ramon Ayala will headline 2 pre-fair shows at Pacific Amphitheatre

“Jessie’s Girl” singer-songwriter and actor Rick Springfield will headline another pre-OC Fair gig on Thursday, July 11, performing with the Pacific Symphony as he blasts through hits like “I’ve Done Everything For You,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “Affair of the Heart” and more.



Labor 411: Breaking through the barriers with Unite Here’s leader

Ada Briceno says it fitting that the protest took place days after our nation celebrated the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. She cited the words of Howard Zinn: “Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.”



OC Register: Hey, Californians! Do some of these unclaimed billions belong to you?

California Controller Betty Yee is urging folks to search the state’s online database for unclaimed property, where more than 48 million items worth $9.3 billion await, ready to find their rightful owners. Matchmaking begins at claimit.ca.gov.


Publication Date: February 5, 2019