May 23, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Anaheim negotiators could make more money from Angels

The Angels sold over $100 million in tickets last year, according to Forbes. The team made nearly $350 million in total and it spent $206 million on players, according to the numbers updated in April.


OC Register: Transit agencies in Orange, Riverside counties headed for showdown over 241, 91 toll lane connection

Caltrans is poised to approve the project’s environmental study and start design, but OCTA and RCTC say the connection would worsen traffic if built too soon.


Voice of OC: Under court pressure, OC says mental health spending will increase by $85 million

The expansion was approved as part of a new three-year spending plan for Mental Health Services Act dollars. It includes funding for a mental health treatment campus, permanent housing and supportive services.


Voice of OC: San Clemente to move its homeless population to a City Lot

Homeless people in San Clemente will be moved to a roughly half-acre city maintenance yard Friday after the City Council unanimously voted on an urgency ordinance banning sleeping on public property.


OC Register: Memorial Day weekend: 3.4 million Southern Californians will hit the road, airways

The Auto Club defines a holiday trip as one at least 50 miles away from home; the Memorial Day holiday travel period runs from Thursday, May 23 through Monday, May 27.


OC Register: Irvine places in U.S. top 10 among cities ranked for parks quality, access

Irvine ranked sixth, the only Californian city to place in the top 10, a four-position improvement from last year’s 10th spot. Elsewhere in Orange County, Anaheim ranked 57th.



OC Register: California Assembly OKs cap on consumer loan interest rates

State regulators say lenders issued around 745,000 loans in that range during 2017 and more than one-third had interest rates of 100 percent or higher.


Publication Date: May 23, 2019