August 29, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: First time: Anaheim City Council speaks publicly about potential stadium negotiations

The Anaheim City Council, for the first time this year, publicly laid out potential provisions it would like to see in a new stadium lease with Angels baseball, with Council members agreeing on fair market rent or sale of the land.


Voice of OC: Countywide interest grows in Westminster council recalls

Efforts to unseat the Westminster City Council majority are one step closer to an election, amid a recall movement marked by robocalls to residents, political support from a Forbes-listed billionaire, and interest from elected officials and political groups across Orange County.


Daily Pilot: Sewage spill likely to keep part of Huntington Harbour closed to swimmers through Labor Day, officials say

The spill, which totaled about 60,000 gallons of waste water, originated with a sewage line backup in Stanton, officials said. Sewage flowed out a manhole and into a nearby storm drain.


OC Register: Chapman proposes donating $400,000 received from foundation associated with college admissions scandal figure

Chapman University plans to donate $400,000 it received from a nonprofit associated with William “Rick” Singer, the alleged mastermind of a college admissions bribery scheme unveiled by federal prosecutors early this year, university officials said.


OC Register: Worker injured when metal plate fell on him at Disneyland dies

A 37-year-old worker struck by a metal plate while working on an HVAC system at Disneyland early Thursday, Aug. 29, died later that day.


OC Register: Orange is trying to protect Handy and Hart parks before leases with Caltrans expire

Caltrans for nearly 50 years has leased Orange 9 out of 41 acres in Hart Park and 6 out of 7 acres in Handy Park. But in 2017, the agency notified the city it will not renew the leases, which expire in 2023 for Hart Park and 2024 for Handy Park.



OC Register: Kaiser workers to protest on Labor Day as strike nears

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente workers, along with patients, clergy, elected leaders and community allies, are preparing to gather at Los Angeles City College on Monday, Sept. 2 to protest staffing shortages, wages they say are too low, and the high pay company executives are earning.


Publication Date: August 29, 2019