December 5, 2019

Orange County

Voice of OC: District Attorney and Sheriff clash over secret booking audits

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer and Sheriff Don Barnes continued to take aim at each other this week, in the wake of an evidence-booking scandal that has already triggered four fired and seven disciplined deputy sheriffs along with four ongoing probes inside the Sheriff’s department.


OC Register: Is potential Angel Stadium deal fair for both sides, or ‘laughable’? The debate is on

The topic of debate is a potential agreement through which the city would sell the 153-acre Angel Stadium property, stadium included, for $325 million; the buyer is a business entity in which team owner Arte Moreno is a partner.


Voice of OC: Who’s running for public office in Orange county this March?

Here’s a rundown as of this morning who have started the process of running in the March election, and which had qualified for the ballot.


OC Register: Rain prompts Garden Grove to reschedule ‘Winter in the Grove’ for Dec. 12

The event will feature local choirs and dance academies, a car show, a holiday craft boutique, inflatable bounce games, the lighting of a 24-foot Christmas tree and some 60 tons of snow.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa council signs off on renovations to its chamber and fire station construction

The Costa Mesa City Council voted Tuesday night to approve the final steps in renovations of the City Hall council chamber and construction of the rebuilt Fire Station No. 1.



OC Register: Uber reports 3,000 sexual assault claims last year

The ride-hailing company released an 84-page safety report Thursday, seeking to quantify the misconduct and deaths that occur on its system and argue that its service is safer than alternatives.


KTLA: San Diego offers up to $50K incentive toward home down payment

San Diego’s chronic police officer shortage has prompted the city to start a home-buying incentive that will give officers as much as $50,000 toward a down payment if they buy a house in the city.


Publication Date: December 5, 2019