October 30, 2017
Former Santa Ana Police Chief and City Manager Paul M. Walters is the new chief of the Investigations Bureau for the Orange County District Attorney, six months after his predecessor departed with claims he was fired for whistle-blowing.
For Andrea Tabor, running the Neighborhood Watch program at her 332-unit condominium complex means constant vigilance, mostly because of threats — real or otherwise — posed by the area’s homeless.
Daily Pilot: Is Prop. 47, which reduced some sentences, partly to blame for more officer-involved shootings? Experts are wary about making that link
Keramet Reiter, a criminology professor at UC Irvine, said there appears to be a more clear connection between crime and issues such as mental health and lack of social services.
A spate of 10 main line breaks and leaks over a roughly 48-hour period in late August added up to $240,728 in repair costs for the Mesa Water District.
The biggest correlation in education is between poverty and test scores. If you think the test scores are too low, go to the root causes says said Ravitch, research professor at New York University’s Steinhardt School.
Several tax-reform proposals floating around Washington could actually raise taxes for Southern Californians who currently enjoy hefty deductions for outsized state-tax payments and big mortgage-interest expenses. And gruesome unintended consequences are likely with any major tax overhaul.
If you want your Halloween to be all treats and no tricks, make sure all your candy is union-made in America. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411, has a list of union-made candies, as does Union Plus.
Why would a corporation setting nearly impossible manufacturing goals suddenly fire hundreds of workers at its one and only automobile plant? Could it be because it wanted to exchange vocally pro-union workers with temps that are cheaper to employ and easier to control?
Publication Date: October 30, 2017