April 12, 2019

Orange County

OC Register: Orange County Sheriff’s Department honors 26 employees in annual Medal of Valor ceremony

Troy Chavers was at the right place at the right time on June 5, 2018 when he and his wife, Christine Wilhelm, entered a business building in Tustin. He wound up saving a man from a suicide attempt. Troy was among four OCEA members, along with many others, recognized for their efforts in serving the public.


OC Register: Orange County’s toll road agencies will audit some, but not all, of its consultant contracts

The current audit – which some board members were not made aware of until the meeting – wasn’t enough to quell concerns from San Clemente representatives who called for suspending all TCA contracts while they are audited by a third party.


OC Register: Six Orange County cities add to lawsuits against opioid makers

Costa Mesa, Irvine and Santa Ana are among those seeking damages and future funding to cover impacts such as public safety response and homeless addicts


Daily Pilot: ‘We just needed more time’: Huntington Beach delays vote on buying warehouse to create homeless shelter

Huntington Beach City Manager Fred Wilson said Thursday that the city needs more time to finalize a plan to buy a warehouse building near Springdale Street and McFadden Avenue and turn it into a 75- to 90-bed homeless shelter.


OC Register: Just 4% of Los Angeles-Orange County rental units empty, 7th tightest U.S. market

L.A.-O.C.’s limited supply and soaring rents may help explain why Inland Empire rentals are filling up: vacancies in Riverside and San Bernardino counties fell to 5.1 percent in 2018, a 17-year low.


OC Register: Young and old pay tribute at traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Costa Mesa

The Vietnam War lasted from 1954 to 1975 and left more than 58,000 American servicemembers dead or missing. Their names are etched into the D.C. memorial and its replicas.

Publication Date: April 12, 2019