March 5, 2019
OC Register: Rain, snow expected to persist through Friday as two storms pass over Southern California
The area from Fullerton to the Inland Empire could receive as much as 1.5 inches of precipitation, while communities further south should average about an inch.
District elections could be implemented in Orange, following a voting rights lawsuit claiming the city’s current at-large election method disenfranchises the Latino electorate and hinders the election of Latino candidates.
There has been tremendous growth in transportation logistics, with a greater need for long-haul truckers and for people to deliver online orders. That creates a smaller pool of employees for transit.
Orange County builders had 2,334 homes under construction in the fourth quarter down 653 in a year or off 22 percent, according to MetroStudy.
Under the settlement, the city will pay $7,500 to plaintiff Melissa Fields to use for housing and $24,000 in attorney fees to the Santa Ana-based Elder Law and Disability Rights Center, according to a news release.
Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey said some provisions of the 2016 law violated the state constitution including those that would authorize union employees to stop paying dues.
The lack of private sector unions is having a dramatic effect on all American workers – because the decline in union density suppresses wages for all workers, it accounts for about one-third of income inequality over the past several decades.
Publication Date: March 5, 2019