June 6, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Grand Jury says a simple vitals check could prevent inmate deaths

The latest findings come after last year’s grand jury found almost half of deaths in Orange County jails could have been prevented through low-cost diagnosis and treatment of medical issues.


Voice of OC: Santa Ana Council deadlocks on its $450,000 City Manager overruns

The new city manager, Kristine Ridge, said her office doesn’t have enough money in its budget when accounting for the council-approved $400,000 severance payout to predecessor and top aides.


OC Register: Where will you go to vote in 2020? Help the county decide locations for new ‘vote centers’

Starting this weekend, Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley is hitting the road to explain plans for new vote centers, which will replace precinct polling stations next year. He’s collecting input that will help the county decide where to locate the centers.


OC Register: $300 million MainPlace Mall transformation plan approved by Santa Ana leaders

The vision owners have for transforming Main Place Mall to reverse declining business has secured the Santa Ana City Council’s support to get started.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa City Council approves outreach and design contract for proposed bike trail, over some resident objections

The council voted 5-2 Tuesday — with members Allan Mansoor and Sandy Genis opposed to award a contract to Newport Beach-based BKF Engineers to take on community engagement and conceptual engineering design for the project.



OC Register: Union: No progress in contract talks with grocery leaders, vows to ‘do what they have to do’

If there isn’t any progress after those sessions, which are being moderated by federal mediators, the union would have to move the conflict to another level, said Greg Conger, president of UFCW’s Local 324.


OC Register: California has 4th best state economy, by two measurements

WalletHub’s top three were Washington, Utah and Massachusetts while U.S. News had Colorado, Utah and Washington rated highest.

Publication Date: June 6, 2019