September 5, 2017

Orange County

Voice of OC: Santana: Orange County faces a public safety leadership crisis

Sheriff Sandra Hutchens recently announced her retirement, amidst a deepening crisis over the department’s use of jail informants where Judge Thomas Goethals all but called her a liar over her department’s stonewalling of records.


Daily Pilot: Prosecutors ask to dismiss Costa Mesa spying case against P.I., who died in July

Scott Impola and another private investigator — former Riverside police detective Christopher Joseph Lanzillo, 47, of Lake Arrowhead — faced charges of false imprisonment and conspiracy for their alleged activities during the highly contentious 2012 City Council election


OC Register: Has the IRS called you, threatening arrest for missing payment? Hang up; you’ve been scammed

The Internal Revenue Service has sounded the alarm that, once again, old and new tax-related scams continue to hit taxpayers across the nation.



Capital & Main: Hard as Nails: Battling toxic chemicals and low wages in California’s salons

A 60-40 split between spa owners and technicians is a common industry practice. For an hour-long $23 mani-pedi, this could work out to $9.20 to be shared between two workers.



Voice of OC: States skimp on Valley Fever awareness

When it comes to valley fever, state and local agencies in both locales have historically struggled with support for one of the most important aspects of combatting the disease: warning the public of its existence.



The Globe and Mail: Canada demands U.S. end ‘right to work’ laws as part of NAFTA talks

The request is part of a push by Ottawa to get the U.S. and Mexico to adopt higher labour standards under the deal. Mexico, meanwhile, is campaigning to include its oil and gas sector in the deal.


OC Register: Who gets to work from home? And more facts about telecommuting in the United States

According to the American Time Use Survey, the share of workers doing some or all of their work at home grew to 24 percent in 2015 from 19 percent in 2003. Nearly 40 percent of people working in business management were working from home in 2015.


Publication Date: September 5, 2017