October 24, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: How did a former city manager get a ride home from police after drinking and crashing car?

City Manager Joe Felz retired December 2016, a month after the crash, and was charged with driving under the influence in early 2017. But that charge was lowered and he pleaded guilty to one count of reckless driving December 2017.


Voice of OC: Anaheim seniors could get rent relief in January

Anaheim City Council members are moving forward with a rent-relief safety net program for all local seniors after debating – and rejecting – a rent relief program specifically for seniors living in mobile home parks.


OC Register: Orange County toll roads: Here’s what you need to know with the recent switch to sticker transponders

Accountholders have been receiving a bandage-sized FasTrak sticker in the mail to replace their ubiquitous hard-cased transponders. Discounts have changed. And every car now must sport a license plate with unique numbers.


Daily Pilot: Newport Beach seeks operator for planned homeless shelter

Officials say the bidding for an operator and design work doesn’t mean Newport has committed to or abandoned any of the three options it has most actively pursued in the past two months to find beds for people living on the streets and beaches.


Daily Pilot: Want mosquitoes to buzz off? Remember to ‘tip and toss,’ officials say

Suffering from red welts that seem worse than usual? If so, it’s possible that an Aedes mosquito — pronounced “aid-dees,” like the decade — just got a sip of your blood.



OC Register: California startups grab 57% of venture funding nationwide

The big investors betting on young companies must have missed the chatter about California’s purportedly poor business climate as they continue to pour an outsized share of money into the state’s startups.


Publication Date: October 24, 2019