May 7, 2019

Orange County

OC Register: 2 new measles cases reported in Orange and Los Angeles counties involve infant and UCI grad student

Orange County’s health care agency confirmed two new measles cases on Saturday – one involving a 7-month-old infant, too young to be vaccinated, and the other a vaccinated UCI graduate student who lives in Long Beach.


Daily Pilot: Republic Services may no longer be Huntington Beach's trash collector — in 2037

On a unanimous vote Monday night, the City Council directed the city manager to send a letter notifying Republic of the city’s intent to leave its “evergreen” contract with the company, which includes automatic annual extensions.


OC Register: Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa home sales tumble 27% to start 2019

Not only did CoreLogic stats show the lowest countywide sales count for any first three months of a year since the Great Recession, it was the third-slowest-selling first quarter in the real estate tracker’s database that dates to 1988.


OC Register: New PAC hopes to energize Asian American voters in Orange County

The group was there to cheer the official launch of Asian Americans Rising, a new political action committee designed to recruit and support Asian American candidates as well as non-Asians who support the community.



Washington Post: Strike by Uber and Lyft drivers Wednesday has potential to disrupt travel for thousands

Getting an Uber or a Lyft may be impossible — or take longer and cost more — Wednesday when drivers for both companies plan to strike in major U.S. cities to protest what they say are unfair wages and poor working conditions.



OC Register: For working moms, California ranks 40th overall, 49th for childcare quality

You’re a working mom. You get up early to help get the kids ready. And then you get in your car (and, possibly, fill it up with $4-a-gallon gas) and head out to do battle in the business world. You have a frontline view of what it’s like to be a working mom in California.


Publication Date: May 7, 2019