October 30, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: Anaheim city council shuts down effort to release Angel Stadium appraisal

Anaheim’s City Council is not interested in publicizing the value of their public stadium and also doesn’t want the public to have much time to look over potential stadium deals before they are approved. On Tuesday night, the Anaheim City Council voted against releasing the Angel Stadium appraisal, despite repeated calls by the public and some Councilmembers to release it.


Voice of OC: OC Fairgrounds CEO sacked

Orange County Fair Board Directors have ousted their embattled CEO, Kathy Kramer, following recent controversy over her relationship with a private Christian college and news she’s leaving the county for a fair agency in Washington early next year.


Voice of OC: Anaheim to consider 14 million restoration of La Palma Park

The Anaheim City Council is set to vote Oct. 29 to submit a revised grant application to help pay for a $14 million restoration and expansion of La Palma Park. The city’s Community Services Department is seeking an $8.5 million grant from the Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program to expand and renovate the park.


OC Register: ‘Rising tide’ of tenants getting 60-day move-out notices in advance of statewide rent cap

A “rising tide” of California tenants have been getting preemptive, 60-day “notices to vacate” their apartments in advance of AB 1482, the state’s new rent cap law, as landlords take advantage of a window that closes Thursday to raise rents before the law kicks in on Jan. 1, tenants rights groups report.


Voice of OC: Brush fire in Diamond Bar shuts down 57 freeway

Authorities closed part of the 57 Freeway in Diamond Bar and Brea due to a brush fire that has burned five acres. The fire was reported around 11:50 a.m. on Brea Canyon Road and is headed toward Orange County.



Wall Street Journal: California fire threatens Reagan library, complicated by Santa Ana winds

Strong winds are expected to continue in Southern California, complicating efforts to contain a new 1,300-acre blaze, as the threat of even more wildfires rattles a state already on edge.


Sacramento Bee: Updates on Kincade fire; PG%E blackouts, air quality in Northern California

With the red flag alert lifted, PG&E officials say their crews are out inspecting power lines Monday in hopes of getting electricity back on for many of the million-plus Northern California residents still without power.


Publication Date: October 30, 2019