May 14, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Recall attempt stalls against officials who oppose $25 Million police raise

An effort to recall two Santa Ana City Council members who voted against a $25 million raise for police officers has apparently stalled, after the city rejected paperwork required to start the signature-gathering process.


OC Register: Red Cross reports critical shortage of type O blood, urges donations

The Red Cross has less than a two-day supply of type O blood available for emergency rooms, where the need is most critical. This means only six units of type O blood are available for every 100,000 people.


OCEA: Are your kids going to college in the fall?

Applications are being accepted now for the 2019 OCEA Board of Directors Scholarship! Applications must be submitted by July 19, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the August meeting of the OCEA Board of Directors.


LA Times: California could bring radical change to single-family-home neighborhoods

A proposed state measure that would require California cities and counties to permit duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes on much of the residential land now zoned for only single-family houses.


OC Register: Listings jump 22% as Southern California homeowners rush to sell

Southern California had 35,491 existing residences listed for sale as of May 2 — 6,373 more than a year earlier, or a 22% increase.



CWA: Despite promises on jobs, AT&T announces California layoffs

The latest layoffs affect 368 technicians represented by CWA. While the cuts impact locations across the state, they are concentrated in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas.


r 411: The Good Fight: LA Times forms guild

Spurred on by the Los Angeles Times Guild Organizing Committee, last January the daily newspaper’s staff voted to form a union for the first time with a resounding 248 to 44 vote—85% Yes!


Publication Date: May 14, 2019