June 11, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Proposed 200 homes for mentally ill homeless at Fairview prompts local debate

Fairview, which was opened in 1959, once housed about 2,700 people with intellectual and development disabilities on its sprawling campus of about 60 buildings, including residential living areas, a main kitchen, auditorium, and park.


Voice of OC: OCTA proposes cuts to bus routes as ridership hits low mark

OCTA officials continue to grapple with the challenge of finding ways to increase the number of people using the bus system while at the same time absorbing cuts to bus service that have triggered serious declines in ridership.


OC Register: Homebuying in Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa tumbles 20% in worst O.C. slump since ’12

For nine consecutive months through April, CoreLogic housing stats show countywide sales failing to top the year-ago period. We wanted to see how these lethargic sales trends played out at the neighborhood level knowing that homebuying declined in roughly eight of nine local ZIP codes.



OC Register: Stalled labor talks prompt grocery union to plot strike vote

The announcement of the strike authorization vote came late Monday after a round of contract negotiations between leaders of the seven United Food and Commercial Workers locals and representatives of Vons, Albertsons, Pavilions and Ralphs.


MIT: Get ready for the low-wage worker revolution

Low-wage workers make up a sizable portion of the U.S. workforce. Helping them adapt to automation protects their interests — and your business.



LA Times: Online charter schools in L.A. and San Diego counties to close after indictments

Eleven people have been indicted on criminal charges of conspiracy, personal use of public money without legal authority, grand theft and financial conflict of interest in connection with a network of California charter schools.

Publication Date: June 11, 2019