June 4, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Grand Jury finds lack of Sheriff’s Department oversight in illegal jail phone recordings

A lack of oversight allowed the illegal recording of more than 30,000 phone calls between inmates and their attorneys inside county jails, according to the Orange County Grand Jury.


OC Register: Anaheim may give chamber $425,000 contract to help attract, expand businesses

Anaheim’s relationship to the city’s chamber of commerce was off during the last years of the former mayor’s tenure, but if a proposed one-year $425,000 contract is an indication, things are definitely on again.


OC Register: Investigation is underway after 140-plus dogs seized from Orange foothills home

The grandiose, multi-story home in the Orange foothills showed on Friday, May 31, little trace of what happened there the day before – when animal-control officers in hazardous-materials suits carried off more than 140 dogs from inside the house that seemed so tidy on the outside.


OC Register: Nominate your business to Top Workplaces 2019 program

We’d like to know all about these best places to work. The Orange County Register has launched its 12th Top Workplaces program, inviting the best of the best to show the county what makes them No. 1.


OCEA: Are your kids going to college? Apply now for the OCEA Scholarship

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.



Labor 411: The Good Fight: IBEW 11 – Bringing Jobs Back to the Community

When California Senate Bill 54, a refinery work safety law proposing sweeping changes in the state’s refineries, passed in November of 2016, it marked the end of a long fight taken up by the state’s building trades. For IBEW 11 organizers, the fight was just beginning.


Capital & Main: “We’re facing extinction” – Why UC workers are striking

Critics of outsourcing say the rush to replace the wages and benefits of public employees with lower-paying, private-sector jobs has taken its toll on America’s middle class.

Publication Date: June 4, 2019