November 22, 2019

Orange County

Daily Pilot: Newport Beach water rates to climb by over $3 a month for typical residents

The City Council this week approved an increase that will fund higher costs to purchase and pump water, operate the system and cover infrastructure repair and replacement.


Daily Pilot: O.C.’s ‘homeless czar’ to become Costa Mesa’s assistant city manager

During her time with the county, Susan Price “designed, developed and implemented 600 emergency shelter beds to help address the encampment crisis, influenced a culture change in the county to effectively address homelessness and created unique strategies,” according to a Costa Mesa news release.


Voice of OC: OC Museum of Art moves forward with its new, $73 million building

On Sept. 20, the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) and its supporters celebrated the groundbreaking of its new, 53,000-square-foot building, to be constructed on a long-designated site at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.


OC Register: Judge rejects San Clemente football’s bid to be reinstated to playoffs

A judge declined to issue an injunction on Friday morning that would have reinstated San Clemente’s football team to the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.



Daily Pilot: Wildfires are costing the state more and that raises big equity issues, Stanford expert says

The number and intensity of wildfires in the Golden State have increased with deadly consequences. Eight of the 10 most destructive fires in California history have occurred in the past 12 years.


OC Register: Metrolink train crashes into RV parked on tracks in Santa Fe Springs

Part of a Metrolink train burst into flames Friday morning after it slammed into an abandoned recreational vehicle on the tracks in Santa Fe Springs, with the people who had been with the RV scattering and only minor injuries reported, authorities said.



ABC News: Tesla announces ‘Cybertruck’ - new pickup truck

Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled the Cybertruck, the company's new pickup, at a typically grand event and is already letting consumers sign up to buy and put down deposits on it even though the Cybertruck won’t be on the road until late 2021.


Publication Date: November 22, 2019