May 29, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: OC Veterans Cemetery location remains uncertain

“There’s got to be an end here, either the city council says ‘yes’ or ‘no’,” said Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva. “That’s kind of where we’re at.”


OC Register: Will Orange County’s spellers make the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee?

Members of the Orange County contingent will find out this afternoon — Wednesday, May 29 — if they will be finalists in the nation’s premiere spelling contest.


OC Register: Analysis: What the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge means for Disneyland, Anaheim

With 30,000 cast members, Disney-speak for employees, the Disneyland Resort is one of the largest employers in Southern California. Galaxy’s Edge added another 1,400 jobs to the park. More than 6,000 construction workers built the new Star Wars land, with as many as 4,000 tradespeople on the site at a single time.


OC Register: Southern California home prices bounce back from March drop, report shows

Southern California’s home prices boomeranged back in April from a rare price drop in March as lower mortgage rates and an increase in the number of homes for sale lured more home shoppers back into the market.


Daily Pilot: Public comments sought on scope of environmental report for proposed residential, retail and office project in Costa Mesa

As the environmental review process ramps up for One Metro West, a mixed-use community proposed for northwestern Costa Mesa, residents are invited to give their thoughts on how to shape that analysis. An opportunity to do so is coming June 5, when the city will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m.


Daily Pilot: Huntington Beach commissioners signal denial of proposed residential-commercial development

Project manager Jeff Herbst of Irvine-based MCG Architecture described the new development in a letter dated May 1 as “an enhancement to the community by adding a modern, environmentally friendly and small-scale mixed-use complex with unit pricing sized to suit the average consumer.”



Labor 411: The Good Fight: The struggle for trucks port drivers and warehouse workers rights

Truck drivers and warehouse workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California are at the gateway of the U.S. supply chain where nearly $300 billion in cargo passes through annually. They’re also at the center of a dire worker’s rights struggle.


Publication Date: May 29, 2019