April 8, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: CalOptima unveils medical care street teams for homeless

Homeless people across Orange County will begin receiving medical treatment on the street Wednesday after CalOptima rolls out its first medical field teams amidst pressure from U.S. District Judge David O. Carter.


OC Register: Residents want more limits on flights at John Wayne Airport as county looks at upgrades

Proposals wouldn’t affect commercial flights, which are subject to a one-of-a-kind agreement that caps the number of flights at the airport annually and sets overnight curfews for takeoffs and landings.


OC Register: 3-mile stretch of I-5 through Santa Ana will gain a second carpool lane in each direction

To make room for the added carpool lanes, the I-5 carpool ramps on Main Street in Santa Ana will be demolished this summer. The ramps originally were established so drivers could seamlessly enter and exit the carpool lanes.


OC Register: Just in time for O.C. property taxes: A new app for that

Mello.ocgov.com is meant to give homeowners quick access to property information where the taxes and fees are going, including revenue for cities, counties, and special districts, such as school, library and water districts.


OC Register: Felicity Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Centered in Orange County, these cases are the biggest college admissions case ever prosecuted by the Justice Department. The scandal embroiled elite universities across the country and laid bare the lengths to which status-seeking parents will go to secure their children a coveted spot.



Post and Courier: Meet the South Carolina teachers working 2nd and 3rd jobs to pay the bills

At public forums and in interviews, teachers have lamented that second jobs are now the norm, not the exception, for people who spend their days educating children.



OC Register: Here are the bills to watch in 2019 on health care affordability and access

This summation of pending health care bills is compiled by the USC Center for Health Journalism News Collaborative – which involves print and broadcast outlets across California, all reporting together on the state’s uninsured.

Publication Date: April 8, 2019