November 18, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: 2020 candidates for OC supervisor come into view

A field of candidates is emerging for two high-stakes Orange County supervisor elections, as the Dec. 6 filing deadline for the 2020 primary election approaches.


Voice of OC: Santa Ana residents say landlords are evicting them ahead of new state law; city council balks on emergency protections

Santa Ana housing advocates are ringing alarm bells that local landlords are rushing to evict tenants or raising rents to get ahead of a new California rent control law, and calling on the City Council to follow other cities across the state in enacting protections for tenants until the state law takes effect.


Voice of OC: Outgoing Costa Mesa police chief claims retaliation at city hall

Retiring Costa Mesa Police Chief Robert Sharpnack says City Hall is pushing him out in retaliation for his challenging of “improper interference” by city officials into the police department and its resources, according to a legal claim obtained by Voice of OC.


OC Register: Operator of defunct OC drug rehab centers indicted for fraud

The owner of Morningside Recovery, a now-defunct chain of addiction treatment centers in Orange County, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of attempting to bilk millions of dollars from Affordable Care Act programs in several states, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday



The Tribune: Dust from Oceano Dunes SVRA causes health risk

The California Department of Parks and Recreation has known for decades that off-road vehicle activity at its park on the Oceano Dunes contributes to a plume of dust that’s a health risk to downwind communities.


USA Today: What we know about the Sunday night shooting in Fresno, CA

Four people were killed and six people were injured after "unknown suspects" snuck into a "friend and family gathering" on Sunday in Fresno, California, police said. Their identities remain unknown.


Publication Date: November 18, 2019