October 25, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Fullerton city officials target bloggers in lawsuit to search private computers

Fullerton city attorneys are heading into Orange County Superior Court Friday (today) to ask a judge for a temporary restraining order against resident Joshua Ferguson and a local blog to keep them from deleting city records they obtained and also asking a judge to appoint someone to comb through electronic devices for the records.


Voice of OC: Fate of OC fairgrounds ceo unclear after fundraising controversy

For much of Thursday morning, Orange County fairgrounds officials couldn’t say whether their CEO, Kathy Kramer, was still employed by the state-run agency.


OC Register: La Habra surprised to be in state auditors list of top-20 cities in financial risk

A new tool that ranks California cities based on their financial health placed La Habra among the Top 20 cities in a potentially risky fiscal position, but city officials disputed that characterization of their finances.


OC Register: How Dana Point is grappling with its beach being swept away by erosion

It’s a question communities increasingly are faced with as beaches along the Southern California coast and beyond are dwindling: What is the best way to maintain — or re-create — a battered and disappearing beach?



USA Today: GM-UAW strike voting results expected today

By Friday evening, more than 46,000 UAW members at General Motors will find out if they will return to work after a six-week nationwide strike — or if they will enter week seven on the picket line.



KTLA: Tick fire evacuations force residents to flee homes

A flare-up Friday morning in the 4,000-acre Tick Fire has prompted authorities to place more Santa Clarita area neighborhoods under mandatory evacuations. The fire, which began Thursday in the Auga Dulce area, was just 5% contained. Overnight winds allowed the fire to surge as flames jumped over the 14 Freeway in the Sand Canyon area of Santa Clarita.


KTLA: PG&E admits its electrical equipment may have sparked destructive kincade fire in Sonoma county

California’s biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a wildfire burning in wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes. Meanwhile, a wind-whipped fire destroyed homes near Los Angeles.


Publication Date: October 25, 2019