February 6, 2020

Orange County

Voice of OC: Santa Ana disbands public safety board amid police union critics

Santa Ana City Council members this week took the controversial step of disbanding their public safety board after the local police union demanded that two council critics be removed from the panel.


Voice of OC: Secrecy around sheriff evidence misconduct records heads to court Thursday

An ongoing crisis over widespread evidence problems at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department is heading into court Thursday, as a judge decides whether to unseal records about a deputy who was found to have falsely stated in 74 different reports that he had booked evidence.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa recovers $61,000 in attorney fees from defending sober-living home ordinance against lawsuit

“We will reinvest those funds in continued efforts to enforce our laws, protect our neighborhoods and patients from unscrupulous sober-living operators and prevail in court so other communities can enact similar laws,” Mayor Katrina Foley said in a statement.


KCAL9: California senator calls for terrain warning systems in wake of Kobe Bryant accident

Following last month’s tragic helicopter crash which killed Lakers star Kobe Bryant and eight others, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is the latest to demand that all choppers be equipped with terrain warning systems.



KCAL9: Proposed California bill would allow drivers to take up to 3 photos

If the DMV camera never gets your good side, a new bill would make it possible to get multiple shots for that perfect driver’s license photo.



Associated Press: Chinese doctor who sounded the alarm about the virus dies

A Chinese doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak died Friday after coming down with the illness, a hospital reported.


Publication Date: February 6, 2020