October 23, 2019
Orange County supervisors on Tuesday finalized a new labor contract with a majority of county employees, who will get 2.5-percent annual raises for most of the next three years.
The full county plan for the jail mental health changes is 69 pages long and does not include the words doctor, nurse, psychiatrist, or psychologist. It mentions deputy sheriffs 28 times, largely in reference to providing deputies with additional training about mental health and substance use disorder.
In the face of growing concern over the rising homeless population in Newport Beach officials are trying to establish a new homeless shelter. Dozens of residents protested outside City Hall during a council meeting earlier this month, expressing concerns about the locations under consideration.
Huntington Beach is continuing its search for a place to house its first homeless shelter after not being able to open one at a site the city bought earlier this year for nearly $2.8 million.
After months of bargaining, the city’s two largest labor unions reached a tentative contract agreement with the city Monday — just before one of the unions was set to vote to authorize a strike.
Nearly 50,000 General Motors employees are in the process of voting on a tentative labor deal that could end their five-week strike. The early results are mixed.
Two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, pleaded not guilty to federal campaign finance crimes during a brief appearance in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday.
Publication Date: October 23, 2019