October 23, 2017

Orange County

OCEA: California workers host a “Salute to Veterans” at the OC Fairgrounds Nov. 11

The event runs from 10 am – 2 pm. The “Salute to Veterans” is a FREE community event with live music and entertainment, fun for the kids, free hot dogs and a chance to show your appreciation for the service and sacrifice of our veterans.


OC Register: Did firefighters mishandle Canyon Fire 2? An O.C. supervisor wants an investigation

Anaheim public officials and the Fire Authority have said the fire was first reported at 9:45 a.m. Documents obtained by the Southern California News Group show the first call came 17 minutes earlier, at 9:28 a.m., from a driver heading west on the 91 freeway.

Voice of OC: County supervisors secretly kill a potential downtown for Laguna Niguel

City officials said they didn’t learn the project was dead until their Oct. 17 meeting and county supervisors still haven’t publicly reported their Aug. 22 vote to kill the development.


OC Register: Segerstrom Center bets $15 million that redesigned plaza, free concerts will draw crowds

“We’re going to bring in thousands of people who have never been here before,” said Segerstrom Center president Terry Dwyer. “We’re doing things to make sure they’re from diverse areas within the county. And we’re trying to give them reasons to stick around.


OC Register: You can thank Aldi for grocery prices being 3% cheaper in Southern California

An epic price war in Southern California has triggered grocery prices to drop an unprecedented 3 percent as traditional food retailers scramble to fend off small-format discounters and e-commerce giants like Amazon.


OC Register: October heads into triple-digit heat — when will it cool down?

High heat, with temperatures into the 100s in some areas, along with low humidity and gusty winds are increasing fire danger today — Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 — through Wednesday in Southern California.


Daily Pilot: Fewer homeless counted in Costa Mesa in latest survey

The number of homeless people observed in Costa Mesa during a countywide survey early this year was notably less than in a similar count in 2015, according to a city report.



CBS News: The 20 deadliest jobs in America, ranked

Is your job a killer? If it falls into one of these categories, the answer is: Could be. These are the country's 20 deadliest civilian jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Publication Date: October 23, 2017