This month, Orange County’s state fairgrounds in Costa Mesa formally opened a memorial to agricultural workers – a far cry from where the agency stood nearly a decade ago when fair board members led the charge to privatize what they termed “an underutilized asset.”
The camping ordinance is a revision of the city’s previous camping law, which only addressed sleeping in cars, campers, recreational vehicles and trailers. The new ordinance applies to individuals sleeping anywhere on public property in the city.
On Aug. 25, OC Fair & Event Center will officially unveil Table of Dignity, the newly renovated agricultural workers memorial. The public art piece commemorates the contributions of agricultural workers to the growth and prosperity of Orange County.
Peter Bastone, a South Orange County resident and Past President and Chief Executive Officer of Mission Hospital and Regional Trauma Center, argues that a vibrant toll road system could save lives by improving access throughout South Orange County, especially in medical emergencies.
H. Josh Ji said he will bring his experience as an attorney to the table. The five member commission still hasn’t been formed by county supervisors, more than a year after voters ordered its creation in June 2016.