August 30, 2019

Orange County

OC Register: Closure lifted at Huntington Harbour, after tests show no sewage contamination following 60,000-gallon spill

There are currently no water quality warnings or advisories in Huntington Harbor. Laboratory analysis of water samples collected yesterday confirms that the water meets acceptable standards, the Health Care Agency announcement reads.


OC Register: Placentia removes 15 dumpsters of waste from homeless encampment

Residents of the encampment were allowed to return after the Aug. 27 cleanup effort because of a court decision that requires cities to offer adequate shelter before they can enforce public camping bans, officials said.


Daily Pilot: Newport Beach eyes three potential sites for temporary homeless shelter

The City Council will convene Wednesday to discuss starting negotiations with three property owners who could be landlords for a temporary shelter.


OC Register: What’s closed, what’s not on Labor Day

Mail delivery: Post offices will be closed and regular mail will not be delivered. Stores: Most commercial businesses and malls will be open. Some will have different hours than normal. Libraries: Orange County libraries will be closed. Public transportation: The OCTA and Metrolink will run on a Sunday schedule.


OC Register: State is investigating Assemblyman Bill Brough’s use of campaign funds

Assemblyman Bill Brough is under investigation by the state agency charged with regulating government ethics in California after a complaint alleged he’s spent roughly $200,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses over the past four years.


OC Register: New eats and treats landing at John Wayne Airport

Construction is expected to start within the next few months on spots for two new casual dining choices – Orange County-based Taps Fish House and Greenleaf Gourmet ChopShop, which has six other locations in Los Angeles and Orange counties.


Daily Pilot: Disputed Ellis Avenue residential-commercial project to return to Huntington Beach council

The Huntington Beach City Council on Tuesday is expected to vote on a controversial proposal that would develop 48 residential units and a coffee shop in a mixed-use project at the corner of Beach Boulevard and Ellis Avenue.


Publication Date: August 30, 2019