October 25, 2017

Orange County

Voice of OC: Santa Ana to crack down on Civic Center homeless camp

City officials say the measure – which bans any enclosed spaces, along with food and medical services without prior city permission – is necessary to protect public health and safety, including city workers, people visiting government buildings in the Civic Center, and homeless people themselves.


OCEA: You are invited to a free community event honoring Veterans Nov. 11, 2017

You can also participate in a Food Drive that helps veterans in need and their families. No one who sacrificed and served our country should go hungry. See you at the OC Fairgrounds on Nov. 11.


OC Register: Southern California police injured in Las Vegas mass shooting heroism denied workers’ comp due to state law

As wounded officers file for public-employee benefits to cover medical care some might need to recover from the trauma, local cities and counties are asking whether they’re required or even allowed to pay to treat off-duty police who chose independently to intervene in an out-of-state emergency.


OC Register: Southern California job growth will slow next year, especially in Orange County

Payrolls in Orange and Los Angeles counties and the Inland Empire will grow at a pace of 1.6 percent this year, 1.7 percent next year, and 1.9 percent in 2019, the university’s annual forecast, released Wednesday, Oct. 25, predicts. That compares with an expansion of 2.6 percent in payroll jobs in 2016.


LA Times: Cooler, yet still record-setting temperatures expected as heat wave lingers

An October heat wave will linger across Southern California on Wednesday as forecasters anticipate another day of record-breaking temperatures slightly lower than the days before.


OC Register: GOP leaders looking harder at Rohrabacher’s requests for travel, hearings

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who’s been criticized for advocating friendlier relations with Russia, is getting increased scrutiny from Republican leaders for travel and hearing requests, according to congressional aides.



Bloomberg: Who's the boss? Union organizers target private equity owners

As private equity firms become more prominent as owners and bosses, labor organizers are tailoring their tactics to confront some of the world’s richest executives.


Publication Date: October 25, 2017