March 14, 2019

Orange County

OC Register: ACLU report alleges abuse, unsanitary conditions common at Orange County homeless shelters

The report — released to the public and Orange County officials early Thursday — relies heavily on interviews with dozens of unnamed homeless people, volunteers, advocates, and one shelter staff member.


OC Register: Newport Beach commits $1 million to services for the homeless and will form task force

The City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to a contract with nonprofit City Net to enhance the social services provided by the Police, which already partners with the Orange County Health Care Agency to help homeless people with social, health and housing needs.


OC Register: Irvine tightens restrictions on boarding houses, despite opposition from UCI students

The City Council agreed to establish a housing committee to include the mayor, a council member, the Irvine Co., Five Point Communities and leaders from UC Irvine. The goal would be to hash out a long-term plan for accommodating future student housing needs.


OC Register: Sage Hill School board of trustees members resign following indictments in college admissions scandal

Two Sage Hill School board of trustees members indicted this week in nationwide college admission bribery case have resigned their positions with the exclusive Orange County college preparatory school, the Orange County Register has learned.


OC Register: Rent costs in Los Angeles, Orange counties rising at fastest pace in 11 years

It’s the largest rent hike in February among two dozen metro areas tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, just ahead of Atlanta’s 5.2 percent and San Diego’s 4.9 percent.


Voice of OC: Republican Wagner strengthens lead in key OC Supervisor race

Board members oversee the sprawling $6 billion-per-year county government in charge of law enforcement budgets and contracts, homeless services, mental health programs, child protective services, county regional parks, among many other duties.



Atlantic: Where have all the men without college degrees gone?

There has been a sharp decline in employment among non-college-educated men compared with those who have college degrees—or even those who have spent some time in college.


OCEA: Don’t miss out on discount tickets to April 4, 2019 Angels v. Rangers game!

Offer expires March 22. Save an estimated $16 per person for tickets in the Lower MVP Section. Special prices are also available for the Left Field Pavilion.


Publication Date: March 14, 2019