Sept. 11, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: OC rejects requests to back up promise of capping jet space at John Wayne Airport

The battle over whether small planes will be replaced with larger private jets at John Wayne Airport took a new turn Tuesday, as supervisors declined a series of requests by nearby residents, mayors and small plane owners seeking to preserve the existing mix of aircraft.


Daily Pilot: Supervisors OK search for general aviation search providers at John Wayne

Orange County can begin searching for hangar management, fueling and other service providers for the soon-to-be-updated general aviation portion of John Wayne Airport.


OC Register: Facing criticism, Westminster Mayor Tri Ta proposes resolution condemning ‘abettors’ of communism

The city council agenda for the Sept. 11 meeting is packed with high-profile issues, including a resolution by Mayor Tri Ta that condemns “political disruption and misinformation” intended “to foment disorder in the city.”


Voice of OC: Westminster city council to consider monthly meetings

Westminster city council members Wednesday will consider a plan to cut their public meetings down to just once a month. The changes claim to be staff driven, drafted by city manager Christine Cordon.



Daily Pilot: Republic workers delay trash service in H.B. and F.V. to support colleagues in Massachusetts labor dispute

Trash service was temporarily delayed in two local cities Tuesday as Huntington Beach-based employees of Republic Services participated in a work stoppage to show solidarity with colleagues involved in a contract dispute in Massachusetts.



CBS: California approves bill that will turn gig workers into employees

California lawmakers have passed a bill that would provide new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft. Such app-based businesses, worth tens of billions of dollars, have vowed to fight the measure.


NBC: California governor signs bills to crack down on fraudulent vaccine exemptions

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations. The Democratic governor acted less than an hour after lawmakers sent him changes he demanded as a condition of approving the bills.



CNN: America remembers 9/11

Family members of those killed in the 9/11 terror attacks gathered in New York City this morning at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. The names of the victims were read and the crowds observed two moments of silence — for when each of the planes struck the World Trade Center.

Publication Date: September 11, 2019