Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait talks about how the City of Anaheim has approached homelessness, given the fact that most federal and state funds go to the County of Orange. The answer, Tait, said has come from the non-profit sector, providing things like drug treatment, jobs programs, basic sheltering and affordable housing. Yet Tait said big employers like Disneyland and the County of Orange both need to step up on the issue.
On OC with Bill Witte, chairman and CEO of Related California, a real estate development company that focuses on all sorts of urban multi-family housing developments, including affordable housing and mixed income housing.
On OC talks with Lloyd Pendleton, who headed up a Utah state task force that reduced chronic homelessness by more than 90 percent in a decade by providing rapid housing to people living on the streets.
In this week’s On OC Podcast, Voice of OC Publisher Norberto Santana, Jr., brings on Chapman University Political Science Professors Fred Smoller and Mike Moodian who released a new poll about homelessness and housing.
Our weekly news round up from across Orange County with Publisher Norberto Santana Jr. joined by VOC reporters, Nick Gerda, Thy Vo and Spencer Custodio. The group talks about the protests at city councils over the Orange County supervisors’ makeshift plan for new homeless shelters in Orange County.
The race for the 48th Congressional District turns into a personal knife fight amongst former friends with former Orange County GOP Chairman Scott Baugh entering the race against his longtime friend Dana Rohrabacher.
“Feet to the Fire,” a 2018 election series in partnership with the Los Angeles Times, starts this week. Co-creators, John Canalis, executive for the Los Angeles Times’ Community News section and Daily Pilot columnist Barbara Venezia join Voice of OC publisher Norberto Santana Jr. to talk about how the unique debate series will play out this year.