Temporary 50-Bed Bridge Shelter Opens In Costa Mesa

The City of Costa Mesa officially opened a 50-bed temporary bridge shelter on a portion of the Lighthouse Church property at 1885 Anaheim Avenue that will be a first step toward cleanup and restoration of Westside neighborhoods while addressing the issues of helping individuals up and out of homelessness.

Orange County Sheriff’s Department Ends Its Immigrant Detention Contract with ICE

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC.  

 

For Immediate Release

Contacts:

Roberto Herrera, Community Engagement Coordinator,

roberto@resilienceoc.org

 

Orange County Sheriff’s Department Ends Its Immigrant Detention Contract with ICE. Sheriff Don Barnes decision comes after years of pressure from human and immigrant rights organizations over conditions of detention and the continuing change in political landscape in the county. Orange County, CA – On Wednesday March 27th, 2019, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes announced through a press statement his decision to withdraw from the county’s ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) contract.

Court Upholds Canyon Specific Plan Protections

Orange County Superior Court Judge William D. Claster issued a ruling Friday in favor of Save the Canyons Coalition’s lawsuit challenging the County’sapproval of a commercial events venue – “Red Rock Gardens” – at a rural residential property along Santiago Canyon Road in Silverado.