August 9, 2017

Orange County

Voice of OC: County supervisors vote to pay Voice of OC $121,396 in legal costs after losing public records case

Under California law, when a court rules that a local government improperly withheld public records, the government agency must pay the legal bills of the person or group that sued.


OC Register: Santa Ana Zoo has appeal denied following loss of accreditation after monkey habitats deemed ‘outdated’

Gerardo Mouet, director of Santa Ana’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency, said the plan is to reapply in the spring, but that summer 2018 might be more realistic.


OC Register: Tustin District getting a food, retail overhaul as it hits 10-year anniversary

Smaller tenants have struggled to survive at the Vestar-owned center, which suffered as the Great Recession hit. Shoppers also have criticized the odd layout of the parking lots, a maze-like system that triggers parking gridlock during peak hours.


OC Register: Laguna Niguel council to consider removing Jerry Slusiewicz as mayor at Aug. 14 meeting

The City Council will discuss whether to remove embattled Mayor Jerry Slusiewicz from his position while keeping him in office as councilman at a special meeting Aug. 14.


Daily Pilot: OC Fair's G Force ride passes safety inspections and will reopen today.

KMG, which manufactures G Force and the Ohio fair’s Fire Ball ride, signed off on safety inspections and declared G Force safe to operate, OC Fair & Event Center spokeswoman Terry Moore said Wednesday morning.


New York Times: Hot spot for tech outsourcing: The United States

As brands pour energy and money into their websites and mobile apps, more of them are deciding that there is value in having developers in the same time zone, or at least on the same continent.


CBS News: The U.S. economy is "broken" -- here's the proof

From 1946 to 1980 incomes were growing at roughly the same pace for everybody, showing that it is possible to have an economy that is both dynamic and equitable.


Publication Date: August 9, 2017