February 3, 2020

Orange County

Voice of OC: City of Santa ana challenges County in Court over homeless dumping

U.S. District Judge David O. Carter is deciding whether to order the county to reimburse Santa Ana for millions in extra police, fire and security costs the city says is caused by a concentration of homeless services there.


OC Register: Working Wardrobes headquarters in Irvine ‘a total loss’ after 4-alarm fire

The facility also is a warehouse for the nonprofit, which has provided attire and other help to many thousands of people so they could find jobs.


Daily Pilot: Navy breaks ground on $154 million project at Seal Beach to reconfigure Anaheim Bay, replace ammunition pier

For the first time, the planned pier and causeway will be able to accommodate 844-foot-long amphibious assault ships or simultaneously service two guided-missile destroyers.


Voice of OC: Aide gets $75K to drop corruption allegations against DA

Melanie Eustice, who served as Spitzer’s chief of staff as a county supervisor and then followed him to the DA’s office after he was elected in 2018 as his Chief of Administration and Public Affairs, abruptly left the DA’s office in October after a series of private confrontations with Spitzer.



OC Register: AT&T to cut another 200 technician positions in California

AT&T has slashed nearly 38,000 jobs over the past two years, and the company’s remaining employees are working extra days and longer hours to pick up the slack, a union representative said.



OC Register: California’s economic power may surprise you

Fresh federal stats for 2018 give a glimpse of this heft: California is home to 14 of the nation’s 100 largest county economies, when measured by a key business output metric — gross domestic product.



Associated Press: 2 dead in shooting at university residence hall in Texas

Last October, two people were killed and a dozen others injured in an off-campus shooting at a homecoming and Halloween party involving Texas A&M-Commerce students.


Publication Date: February 3, 2020