July 9, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Judge declines emergency block of San Clemente’s anti-camping law

At the same time, U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson called on the defendants – five south OC cities and the county – to work with homeless people’s lawyers “in a cooperative manner” to address concerns about an alleged shortage of adequate homeless shelter.


OC Register: Toll lanes likely coming to 91, 60, 215 freeways in Riverside County

Possible scenarios include two express lanes in each direction on the 91 from the 15 Freeway in Corona to the 60/91/215 interchange in Riverside, a distance of 14 miles, by converting carpool lanes and constructing toll lanes.


OC Register: Assemblyman Bill Brough, facing accusations, also will face GOP challenger in 73rd

With accusations of sexual misconduct swirling around GOP incumbent Bill Brough, another familiar Republican just entered the 2020 race for the 73rd State Assembly District race: Mission Viejo Councilman Ed Sachs.


OCEA: Are your kids going to college this fall?

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.


OC Register: Irvine, Tustin home sales fall 11%; countywide pace slowest since 2014

CoreLogic homebuying stats show May was the 10th consecutive month Orange County home sales failed to beat the pace of the year-ago period. It was also the slowest-selling May countywide in five years as sales ran 13% below their historical monthly norm.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa Planning Commission backs making local needle exchange ban permanent

Despite some concerns that the justification was flimsy, the Costa Mesa Planning Commission agreed Monday that the city should make its ban on needle exchange programs permanent.



Rewire: Why young workers are embracing labor unions

A 2018 Gallup poll showed that 66 percent of people ages 18 to 34 approve of labor unions, compared to 60 percent of people ages 35 to 54 and 62 percent of people ages 55 and older.


Publication Date: July 9, 2019