September 29, 2017

Orange County

Voice of OC: Santa Ana, Garden Grove open talks over Willowick Golf Course

Now with a ground lease for the operation of the golf course expiring in 2019, and construction of the Orange County Streetcar expected to be complete in 2020, officials are approaching the discussions with some added urgency.


OC Register: Closed Santiago Canyon College center could become largest homeless shelter in Orange County

The 50,000-square-foot Orange Education Center is being considered by the county as a shelter and homeless service center to entice transients away from encampments along the Santa Ana riverbed, Supervisor Todd Spitzer said Thursday.


OC Register: Significant lessons learned from the 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake

There were just a few seismic monitoring stations in California before the Whittier quake, and now there are 740. California is trying to fund an earthquake early-warning system that can send a message to your computer or mobile device seconds to minutes in advance.


OC Register: OCFA appoints former deputy chief, Huntington Beach Fire leader as interim fire chief

The Orange County Fire Authority Board of Directors Thursday night appointed Patrick McIntosh as the agency’s interim fire chief during the search for a new leader.Other objectives include protecting a longstanding agreement that caps the number of yearly passengers, enforces a curfew and limits the number of the loudest flights.


Daily Pilot: Costa Mesa is 'in full bloom,' mayor says during State of the City breakfast

With a strong business climate, multiple major capital projects underway and a continued focus on enhancing public safety and the arts, Costa Mesa is a city “in full bloom,” Mayor Katrina Foley said Thursday.



OC Register: Early primary election may not benefit California

“With a March date, we lose the opportunity to be the last big hope for a campaign,” Political Data Inc. analyst Paul Mitchell wrote in Capitol Weekly. “But we do get in as the biggest prize in the building of campaign momentum.”


LA Times: Businesses in California will be required to tell customers exactly how much their automatic renewal will cost

Streaming services like Hulu and Spotify and the file-sharing site Dropbox have elicited lawsuits and consumer complaints about their automatic service renewals, according to bill author Sen. Bob Hertzberg.


Publication Date: September 29, 2017