April 15, 2019

Orange County

OC Register: Rents in Los Angeles, Orange counties up 5.6%, biggest hike since 2007

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the slice of the CPI tracking the cost of renting show this expense in Los Angeles and Orange counties rose at a 5.6% annual rate in March vs. 4.8% a year earlier. The last time rent inflation was greater in any March was 2007.


Voice of OC: Eighteen more homeless died in OC in March

According to published reporting (Jill Repogle, Laist, March 6), last year, the County was able to place 300 previously homeless people into permanent housing. Yet we memorialized here 244 who died “without fixed abode” during the previous year as well.


OC Register: Chef Bruno Serato serves 3 millionth pasta meal to Orange County kids

A red carpet showed the way past tables where servers in white aprons stood behind steam trays at the Anaheim White House. The VIPs arriving Thursday, April 11, wore T shirts and sneakers, but were treated as politely as restaurant patrons would be.


OC Register: Shaffer Park in north Orange reopens after its first major renovation

A beloved park in north Orange re-opened Saturday, April 13, after its first major face lift in more than 50 years. The $7.5 million, 19-month renovation of Shaffer Park includes a rebuilt community center and a new LED lighting and an exercise circuit.


OC Register: OC Fair 2019: The Damned, Brothers Osborne, The Fab Four and America are coming to Pacific Amphitheatre

The OC Fair has also added two nights of Motorhome Madness Demolition Derby (Aug. 7 and 9), two nights of Orange Crush Demolition Derby (Aug. 8 and 11) and a special night of Damsels of Destruction Demolition Derby (Aug. 10) in the Action Sports Arena.



OC Register: On Tax Day, here’s what Americans think about taxation

The total tax burden across states varies considerably due to differing tax policies and the progressiveness of the federal tax system.

Publication Date: April 15, 2019