February 8, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Media wins right to intervene against deputy union bid to quash release of misconduct records

While Deputy County Counsel Laura Knapp attended the hearing, county officials offered no arguments – in keeping with the abrupt about-face on the case ordered publicly by county supervisors with close ties to the deputies’ union last month.


Voice of OC: On OC: The quest for a veterans cemetery in Orange County

Nick Berardino – president of the Veterans Alliance of Orange County and Heroes Hall Foundation – talks about the challenges facing what he calls America’s most disrespected minority, veterans, as well as the quest for a veterans cemetery in OC.


OC Register: Federal dollars — $75 million – sought to ease 91 freeway crunch in Corona

Inland commuters could get a little relief if a transportation agency persuades the federal government to put up $75 million to improve the notoriously congested 91 Freeway in Corona.


OC Register: Faster bus route between Huntington Beach and Fullerton gets rolling Feb. 11

The buses will make 13 stops, compared to the regular route’s 34 – cutting average travel time by 10 minutes, Orange County Transportation Authority officials said.


OC Register: Former LA Times building could house one of Orange County’s biggest food halls yet

The Press is a $200 million project to turn the former Los Angeles Times Orange County newsroom and printing plant into offices for up-and-coming creative businesses and shared work spaces.


Daily Pilot: Need to call 911 in O.C.? You can now send a text instead

The Text to 911 service, which launched Wednesday, can be initiated like any other direct text message by typing “911” into the recipient field.



Splinter: One of the world's most iconic craft breweries Is unionizing

If successful, the maker of the iconic Anchor Steam beer will be one of the first craft breweries in the country to become a union shop, and the most significant.


Gallup: Nurses again outpace other Professions for honesty, ethics

More than four in five Americans (84%) again rate the honesty and ethical standards of nurses as "very high" or "high," earning them the top spot among a diverse list of professions for the 17th consecutive year.


Publication Date: February 8, 2019