July 8, 2019
With this recent earthquake, I also will be turning attention to disaster issues with this column in addition to the usual focus our newsroom gives disaster prep and response.
Daily Pilot: More air-quality testing planned at Edison High after mounting concerns about nearby defunct landfill
More air-quality testing is planned in coming months at Edison High School in Huntington Beach after mounting concerns from parents that students are being exposed to dust and odors from the nearby defunct Ascon landfill.
More than 1.4 million people checked out the OC Fair last year, and that’s a lot of cars heading to the Costa Mesa fairgrounds.
The Orange County Labor Federation, which represents some 250,000 workers in Orange County from 90 unions, has made 10 such presentations since April; five of which were held in the last week.
According to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 23% of workers, including nearly 2 in 10 of those over 50, don’t expect to stop working. Roughly another quarter of Americans say they will continue working beyond their 65th birthday.
Over the last few years, Amazon workers in Europe have gone on strike during big shopping days like Prime Day and Black Friday. Now that activism is spreading to the United States.
School-based health programs have been around for decades, and although California has extended Medi-Cal to financially stressed children — regardless of their legal status — the role of such programs is more pivotal than ever.
Publication Date: July 8, 2019