August 30, 2017

Orange County

Voice of OC: County used rock riprap, sand to make Santa Ana Riverbank “less desirable for occupation”T

The presentation by Phil Jones, former manager of the design division of the Orange County Public Works Department, conflicts with court documents in which the county only said the riprap was for flood control.


OC Register: Homeless encampment a growing problem for Fountain Valley residents who say police, government ignore

The homeowners also say that despite their many complaints, including appearing at a recent Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting, their pleas have fallen on deaf ears both with government and law enforcement officials.


OC Register: Orange County temps near triple digits with no relief in sight

The excessive heat warning will be in effect until 10 p.m. Friday in the Orange County inland areas, including the cities of Santa Ana, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Fullerton, and Mission Viejo.


OC Register: Placentia spending $155,000 on remodel of City Council Chambers

In July, the City Council added another $118,000 to previously planned technology upgrades to also give the chambers a makeover with new carpet, new seating, new wall coverings and a new dais and staff tables.


OC Register: Crews working to restore water service after series of water main breaks in Costa Mesa

Mesa Water District crews were working Aug. 30 to repair a series of water main breaks that caused a hole in one street and left residents without water for hours.


LA Times: Huntington Beach is ready to battle for $72 million owed by the state, city attorney says

In 2014, Costa Mesa was granted $10.3 million after filing suit and Irvine recouped $292 million in a settlement with the Department of Finance.



LA Times: Judge invalidates law that would have allowed public financing of political campaigns in California

Judge Timothy M. Frawley in Sacramento ruled that the financing law, which was signed last September, "directly contradicts" Proposition 73, an initiative approved by voters in 1988 that bans use of public money for campaigns.


Publication Date: August 30, 2017