October 4, 2017

Orange County

OC Register: These Southern Californians died in the Las Vegas mass shooting. Here are their stories

Here are current — and a few former — residents of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties known to have perished at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. They account for at least 25 of the 58 victims killed.


OC Register: Santa Ana planning ban on camping, structures to reduce homeless encampment at Civic Center

Items that remained banned in the revised ordinance included gas containers, generators, propane tanks, hypodermic needles, outdoor showers and much more. The ordinance also includes a blanket ban on all items and activities that present a health or safety concern.


Daily Pilot: Committee will help investigate foul odor in Huntington Beach, City Council decides

Councilwoman Jill Hardy said the smell has gotten worse. The Marina High School teacher said there was a moment last year when she believed a stink bomb had been released in her classroom.


OC Register: Bomb threat to court in Orange prompts inspection of building, public areas

Investigators with device-sniffing dogs were searching Lamoreaux Justice Center in Orange, which handles family and juvenile cases. Searches were also being conducted at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana.


Voice of OC: Latest proposal for Garden Grove’s ‘rusty skeleton?’ Affordable senior housing

The project may appear before the city’s Planning Commission in the next 45 days. And there’s urgency because a federal tax credit the project is relying on will expire in February.


LA Times: O.C. real estate gets cutthroat reality treatment

Back-from-bankruptcy agent John McMonigle heads one team that has banked a reported $6.1 billion in listings. The rival Relegance Group is powered by the so-called real estate queen of Orange County, Jojo Romeo, the show’s wild-card agent who dabbles in healing crystals.



San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego's hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow

Tuesday afternoon the county Health and Human Services Agency bumped the outbreak’s confirmed cases from 461 to 481 and hospitalizations from 315 to 337. The death count associated with the outbreak, which started in November 2016, remained at 17 for a second straight week.



OC Register: Kennedy is key to Supreme Court outcome on partisan legislative maps

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that a decision upholding the Republican-drawn districts in Wisconsin would encourage one party’s lawmakers to stack the deck against their opponents when they control the process and reduce the number of legitimately contested elections. “What becomes of the precious right to vote?” she asked.


Publication Date: October 4, 2017