October 29, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Placentia Leaders setting up homeless shelter for North Orange County

Placentia city leaders have approved a $1.6 million per year contract for a nonprofit to run a professionally managed homeless shelter, a facility that will serve 13 northern Orange County cities. People Assisting the Homeless, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit, will operate and manage the 100-bed shelter, dubbed the Navigation Center, at 731 S. Melrose St.


Voice of OC: How much is Anaheim’s baseball stadium really worth?

The full stadium appraisal currently sits in a binder in the city manager’s office and only the City Council is supposed to see it.


Voice of OC: Six candidates want Santa Ana’s Ward 4 Seat in a Nov. 5 Special Election

A vacancy in the Santa Ana City Council’s Ward 4 seat — formerly held by Roman Reyna before he stepped down earlier this year amid allegations of election fraud — has attracted six candidates vying to win the upcoming November special election to fill his now vacant seat.


Voice of OC: OC judge orders Fullerton blog and resident to stop publishing secret city hall documents

Local blog Friends for Fullerton’s Future and contributor Joshua Ferguson have been ordered to stop publishing confidential documents they may have after an Orange County Superior court judge partially granted Fullerton’s request for a temporary restraining order on Friday.



Daily Pilot: Getty fire licks edges of Getty Museum, but art is safe

The raging Getty fire has licked the edges of the Getty Center campus and threatens to encroach on the tram arrival platform, but the art and archives are safe, the museum said.


KCAL9: Fire breaks out in Sepulveda Pass

A fast-moving wildfire which broke out on a hillside on the west side of the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass — near the Getty Center museum — in the early morning hours Monday exploded to 500 acres and was moving southwest, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.


Publication Date: October 29, 2019