August 28, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: A tale of two cities – Fullerton and Anaheim respond to mobile home park seniors

Seniors threatened by rapidly rising rents forced council discussions in both cities after they began lobbying for help in March because the mobile home park straddles the border of Fullerton and Anaheim.


Voice of OC: County Supervisors undeterred after 3rd Court ruling against Esperanza Hills project

The County says solar panels won't work for a proposed development project. But the most recent ruling on Esperanza Hills, by an appeals court in May, warned that if the county doesn’t act in “good faith” to provide evidence for considering solar panels as not feasible, the entire development would be canceled until it complies with state environmental law.


OC Register: Placentia crews clean up homeless encampment on Crowther Avenue

The project included clearing out tents and other makeshift homes, power-washing the pavement and painting easy-to-see markings to help keep sidewalks accessible for disabled residents – but it doesn’t mean the end of the encampment.


OC Register: Angel Stadium: Anaheim mayor weighs in on priorities for Angels lease talks

Mayor Sidhu wants “fair market prices” for any land sold or leased to team owner Arte Moreno for development, and community benefits such as affordable units, parks and open space, a grocery and other neighborhood businesses to serve the Platinum Triangle.


Daily Pilot: Stretch of 55 will be named after Costa Mesa firefighter, fatally struck by motorist

A Costa Mesa fire captain who authorities say was fatally struck while riding his bicycle by a suspected DUI motorist is set to get a stretch of the 55 Freeway named in his honor.


OC Tribune: Coyote plan gets OK, council funds don’t

Tuesday night, the council heard and approved on a 7-0 vote the proposed Coyote Management Plan. The wild canines have been spotted all across the city, and incidents of sighting and attacks on pets have become more commonplace. Setting aside money for each council district got a thumbs down.



Associated Press: OxyContin maker negotiating settlement worth a reported $12 billion

Under the proposal now on the table, drug makers would contribute $3 billion of their own money toward the total, and the company would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and transform itself into a “public beneficiary trust,” with all profits from drug sales going to the plaintiffs.


Publication Date: August 28, 2019