October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween!

Orange County

Voice of OC: Who is running the County’s 2018 Tet Festival?

A little-known organization based out of a family-owned pharmacy in Westminster, the CEAVA Foundation, will run one of the most important community events of the year for the local Vietnamese community, the annual Lunar New Year celebration or Tet Festival.


OC Register: Two new Fullerton underpasses are final touch in OCTA’s $663 million O.C. Bridges program

The two recently finished projects – a $124.8 million underpass at Raymond Avenue and a $97 million one at State College Boulevard – join five similar projects completed by the Orange County Transportation Authority.


OC Register: County to restrict access on Santa Ana River trail and shut down Fountain Valley homeless encampment

The county will begin enforcing public access hours to a 10-mile stretch of the Santa Ana River Trail from Fountain Valley to Anaheim, starting Friday, Nov. 3, and plans to permanently close part of that area.


OCGOV.COM: County’s seasonal armory emergency shelter program opens early

The armory program, which typically runs December through April, provides shelter along with a meal, a warm shower, a safe place to sleep, warm clothes and supportive services.


OC Register: Assemblyman wants worker’s comp for off-duty CA cops hurt in Vegas massacre

Assemblyman Tom Daly believes California law already requires cities and counties to pay those benefits. But Orange County counsel Leon Page believes the state’s labor code clearly forbids benefit payments for injuries off-duty officers sustain outside California.


OC Register: Veterans cemetery clash leads to arrest when Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox claims assault

A 28-year-old Colorado man was placed under citizen’s arrest on suspicion of hitting Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox with a political sign she was carrying to oppose signature gathering intended to overturn the city’s decision on where to put a military veterans cemetery.



Labor 411: VIUSA, Inc., Teamsters Local 89, and the NLRB Reach $21.6M Settlement

The complaint alleged that the Employer violated the National Labor Relations Act by refusing to hire Teamster-represented employees, recognizing the United Auto Workers as a minority union, and refusing to recognize and bargain with Teamsters Local 89.


Publication Date: October 31, 2017