September 14, 2017
The Campaign Finance and Ethics Commission will be tasked with providing independent enforcement of the county’s campaign finance limits, lobbying law, gift ban and code of ethics.
Anaheim’s homeless population is around 900 people, nearly a fifth of Orange County’s total homeless count of about 4,700. Nearly half of the city’s homeless population has settled in at the river bed based on a nonprofit’s recent count.
Since The Courtyard opened Oct. 5, 2016, more than 140 of its residents have been moved into more permanent housing, according to county staff. As many as 730 people enter the former bus terminal daily to seek food, showers, and access to social services.
OC Register: If Amazon HQ2 needs millennials, does Southern California stand a chance? These rankings suggest no
Retailing giant Amazon’s high-profile search for a second headquarters city could be seen as one very public yardstick by which to measure the most appealing big cities for youthful, tech-savvy workers.
Big cities got bigger and a couple mid-sized cities exploded. Immigration didn’t change as much as you might think. And while property values haven’t fully recovered, post-recession, the cost of renting a home or apartment has surged, adding to conditions that have resulted in broad jumps in homelessness.
Commissioners voted unanimously to allow the Orange County Flood Control District to make structural enhancements to the East Garden Grove Wintersburg channel, which carries runoff from cities including Anaheim, Garden Grove and Santa Ana.
LA Times: New parents at California's small businesses would get 12 weeks of leave under bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown
The bill, which applies to workers with at least a year of continuous employment at a company of 20 to 49 employees, cleared its final hurdle in the state Senate
Publication Date: September 14, 2017