State Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) faced a Republican-led recall effort focused on his vote last year to increase California’s gas tax and vehicle fees. The effort is part of a battle over whether Democrats will have a supermajority in the state Legislature.
The Fullerton City Council decides Tuesday whether to give the nonprofit Pathways of Hope a greenlight to study 2.25 acres of city-owned land to potentially build 80 housing units with support services like medical and mental health care.
A rundown of news stories for North Orange County residents about the race for the 39th Congressional District, district attorney, sheriff, the county Board of Supervisors, and the recall of state Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton).
It’s time for the county and cities to stop the infighting that’s plagued recent efforts to build housing and shelters and instead form a regional body to address homelessness, according to an Orange County Grand Jury report released Thursday.
The June 5 primary election comes as Republicans look to preserve their five seats on the five-member county Board of Supervisors, which officially is non-partisan. Democrats are aiming to gain what would be their first full supervisor term in three decades.
The judge, David O. Carter, pointed to Santa Ana and Anaheim residents and businesses who, he said, are grappling with hundreds of homeless people who formerly lived at the Santa Ana riverbed but now are in their cities due to a shelter shortage.