September 19, 2017

Orange County

Voice of OC: Sex and the supervisors: New policies coming regarding relationships between managers and subordinates

County human resources officials “will be focusing on working with all departments, including elected departments, to develop a universal policy addressing topics that include the relationships between managers and subordinates,” said Jennifer Nentwig, a spokeswoman for the county.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa council to review proposed firefighters contract that includes pay raises

They also would see increases in the amount they pay toward their retirement. Association members have been contributing 5% of their salaries toward their pensions, but that would gradually rise to 14%.


OC Register: UCI receives historic $200 million gift from Susan and Henry Samueli to create health college

The gift will create the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, which UCI says will be the first facility on a university campus to incorporate integrative health research, teaching and patient care across its schools and programs.


OC Register: Activists push for more affordable housing, rent control in Santa Ana

A coalition of Santa Ana community groups has launched a “week of action” to highlight renter’s rights in Orange County’s second-largest city, with the goal of enacting protections like rent control and “just cause” evictions.


OC Register: A look back at Tustin history as the city celebrates its 90th birthday

When Tustin officially became a city in 1927, it was really just a small town. Streets were unpaved. Trees by far outnumbered residents. For years to come, the main industry would be orange farming.


OC Health Care Agency: Waste Not OC Coalition honored with Congressional Recognition for efforts to end hunger in Orange County

Established November 2012 as a public-private partnership, WNOC’s innovative model reduces food waste destined for area landfills through the donation of surplus food from local restaurants, grocers and other food-producing facilities to local pantries for redistribution and identify those in need.



Sacramento Bee: California exodus? Poll finds voters consider moving due to sky-high housing costs

The issue has led to an intensifying debate over rent control in California. In Los Angeles County, 68 percent of voters said they support stronger limits on rent increases, while 63 percent in the Bay Area said so.


Publication Date: September 19, 2017