January 31, 2020

Orange County

OC Register: First coronavirus case confirmed in Santa Clara County

County Health Officer Sara Cody said the man recently traveled to Wuhan, returned Jan. 24 to Mineta San Jose International Airport and then became sick. He has been “self-isolating” at home since returning and only left to seek outpatient medical treatment on two occasions.


OC Register: Orange County’s incumbent 3rd District supervisor faces one challenger on March 3 ballot

Voters in Orange County’s third supervisorial district are choosing between two candidates: incumbent Supervisor Don Wagner, a former Irvine mayor who won the seat in a March 2019 special election, and Ashleigh Aitken, a former federal prosecutor who sits on the OC Fair board.


Voice of OC: Garden Grove puts stricter controls on interactions with feral animals

The Garden Grove City Council has unanimously approved a new law prohibiting citizens from feeding feral animals and implementing a “trap-neuter-return” program.


Daily Pilot: 30 years ago, miles of O.C. beaches were fouled by a devastating oil spill

On the afternoon of Feb. 7, 1990, the oil tanker American Trader ran over its anchor in relatively shallow water off Huntington Beach, spilling nearly 417,000 gallons of crude and fouling popular beaches along the Orange County coast.


OC Register: Successful Aging: Are older Americans a drag on the economy — or a boost?

A 2019 report from AARP entitled, “The Longevity Economic Outlook” brings us up to date on the most recent facts on how our older population affects the U.S. economy.



OC Register: California’s economy gets nation’s No. 2 immigration boost, by this math

Analysts at online financial information firm WalletHub looked at 23 economic and demographic factors to rank states by how much benefits immigrants provide. The report did not look at the legal status of immigrants.



Associated Press: Stocks sink on fears coronavirus outbreak will dent the economyl

The Dow Jones Industrial Average skidded more than 600 points Friday as the outbreak continued to widen, stoking fears that the travel restrictions and other uncertainties caused by the health emergency in the world’s second-largest economy could dent global growth..


Publication Date: January 31, 2020