October 5, 2017

Orange County

OC Register: ‘The heroes we need to hear about’: How strangers helped strangers after Las Vegas mass shooting

“I cannot stress enough how much people here helped people,” said Lindsay Okray, 33, of Riverside. “Those are the heroes that we need to hear about. … All the stories I’m reading now, focusing on the good instead of hatred, that means so much to me.”


OC Register: Southern California weather turning hotter, but cooldown is on the way

Highs are expected to be around 10 degrees above normal Friday and 15 degrees above normal on Saturday, said NWS meteorologists Rich Thomson and Dave Bruno in telephone interviews from their Southern California monitoring station in Oxnard.


OCEA Facebook: The Viking Truck restaurant is offering discounts to public workers

City of Santa Ana and County of Orange, California employees receive 15% OFF your purchase at #VikingDogs inside McFadden Public Market in Downtown Santa Ana!


OC Register: Gun-control issue unlikely to sway hot Congress races: Here’s why

One reason is that those most impassioned by the single issue of guns line up overwhelmingly in favor of gun rights. They’re the ones who call their Congress members most regularly, said Lawrence Rosenthal, a criminal justice professor at Chapman University.


Daily Pilot: A split Coast community colleges board OKs electing trustees by district

The board will remain at five seats for the time being, though under the resolution it approved, it will consider expanding to seven by the 2020 election.



LA Times: California's deadly hepatitis A outbreak could last years, official says

Hepatitis A is commonly transmitted through contaminated food. The only outbreak in the last 20 years bigger than California’s occurred in Pennsylvania in 2003, when more than 900 people were infected after eating contaminated green onions at a restaurant.




Associated Press: Ford to slash $14 billion in costs, cut cars under new CEO

Ford Motor Co. will cut $14 billion in costs and drop some car models from its lineup under Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett, who will focus its future on sport utility vehicles, trucks, electrification and driverless technology.


Publication Date: October 5, 2017