September 21, 2017

Orange County

OCERS: Town Hall Meeting on important retirement issues set for September 26, 2017.

The Orange County Employees Retirement System is hosting next Tuesday’s town hall meeting about issues impacting your retirement. The meeting runs from 11:30 AM – 1 P.M. at the OC Crime Lab Division, 320 N. Flower Street in Santa Ana.


Voice of OC: OC veteran’s cemetery in Irvine stuck?

This week, as preparations began for next Tuesday’s Irvine City Council meeting to finalize the transaction, city staff apparently started communicating some heartburn over the details of the deal — which involves developer Five Points, 125 acres of land they own and $10 million to help fund the first phase of development.


Voice of OC: Santa Ana wants county to shelter homeless on vacant Irvine land, considers suing

Voice of OC: Santa Ana wants county to shelter homeless on vacant Irvine land, considers suing The most recent census of homeless people in Santa Ana, conducted in January as part of the countywide point-in-time count, found 1,000 homeless people living in the city. Santa Ana has the largest homeless population of any city in the county, according to the city’s staff.


Daily Pilot: Neighbors blame smelly black dust on cleanup at former Ascon landfill in Huntington Beach

The dust, which smells of petroleum, is so heavy that it damaged the paint on his cars. Residents fear that whatever substance is prematurely oxidizing the paint can cause harm when inhaled.


Times OC: What $900,000 buys right now in three Orange County communities

In Irvine’s 92620 ZIP Code, based on 32 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $1.065 million, up 6.5% year over year, according to CoreLogic.


OC Register: Russia, WikiLeaks and Mars: Why Rep. Dana Rohrabacher keeps making headlines

The 15-term Republican has long worn his iconoclastic reputation with pride. A surfer and former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan, Rohrabacher has distinguished himself by leading efforts to liberalize federal marijuana laws and by calling for friendly relations with Russia.


Techstars: Riverside Startup Week

Join the Southern California community in a new type of conference that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship, led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the entrepreneurial spaces you love.



Labor 411: Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate to Kill "Right to Work" in every state

Federal law currently allows states to decide whether they want to be right-to-work or not. There are 28 states that have enacted the policy. Those opposed argue it is merely an underhanded way to hurt labor unions.


Publication Date: September 21, 2017