Alicia Robinson, SGV Tribune

Alicia Robinson

SGV Tribune

Anaheim, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • SGV Tribune
  • O.C. Register
Past:
  • Whittier Daily News
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • The Sun
  • Times-Standard
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Daily Breeze
  • Pasadena Star News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Alicia:

Allegations paint picture of influential cabal in Anaheim politics

Federal investigators are alleging that a self-described “cabal” of business and political leaders held secret retreats and exerted “significant influence” over how the city is run, byp… → Read More

Anaheim council members ask mayor to step down

The city announced Wednesday that Mayor Pro Tem Trevor O’Neil and councilmen Steve Faessel and Jose Diaz have reached out to Sidhu through his attorney to make the request. → Read More

Former CEO of Anaheim Chamber of Commerce facing criminal charges

Former Anaheim Chamber of Commerce CEO Todd Ament is expected to be arraigned this afternoon in a federal courtroom. → Read More

Orange County creates suicide data dashboard to help raise awareness

The database includes from statistics 2001 to mid-2021, including breakdowns by age and gender and call volumes to help lines. → Read More

COVID-19 tests, vaccines for uninsured in limbo as federal funding dwindles

As health providers wait for Congress to approve more aid, some clinics may have to limit services, and those with health insurance should expect to be asked for it when getting care. → Read More

Work at Prima Deshecha will extend landfill’s life through 2102 – Orange County Register

A $22.5 million project will make it faster and easier for people taking things to the dump to get in and out, and it also will help the landfill prepare for the long term, which will require salva… → Read More

CalOptima plans $100 million ‘modernization’ to speed approval of treatments, claims – Orange County Register

Moving data and processes to the cloud and enabling same-day service to pay claims and authorize care are part of the major technology overhaul CalOptima will undertake. → Read More

HHS Secretary Becerra visits Orange County to talk mental health

Becerra’s OC stops are part of a national tour focused on how to improve mental health services and crisis care. → Read More

More motel conversion projects may help ease OC’s housing crunch – Orange County Register

Aging motels in at least three cities will be made over into several hundred affordable apartments, but the need remains greater than the supply. → Read More

CalOptima, health insurer for OC’s poor, chooses new CEO – Orange County Register

The agency operates with a $3.7 billion budget and about 1,500 employees, who help CalOptima’s 870,000 members get health care. → Read More

Omicron brings OC programs treating ‘long COVID’ a fresh wave of patients – Orange County Register

A small percentage of patients infected with COVID-19 may experience lingering symptoms such as fatigue and brain fog, experts say. → Read More

Two OC teens with COVID-19 died in February, health officials say

That brings the total to five children in Orange County who have died since the pandemic’s start. → Read More

Orange County may get new health officer March 8

County CEO Frank Kim is recommending supervisors name Dr. Regina Chinsio-Kwong the county health officer, which would allow OC Health Care Agency Director Dr. Clayton Chau to stop doing double duty… → Read More

Five Point Holdings taps former Irvine Company exec as its new CEO

Daniel Hedigan takes the helm four months after Emile Haddad, the developer’s founder and previous CEO, was shifted to adviser. → Read More

Lane dividers on 241 toll road at 91 freeway aim to stop line-cutting

Nighttime lane reductions and closures to install ‘channelizer’ posts will run from Thursday through next Tuesday. → Read More

COVID-19: Infections trending down in OC, but nearly 300 have died since Jan. 1

Daily deaths of Orange County residents have often been the double digits in recent weeks, with officials predicting they’ll remain high for another couple months. → Read More

CalOptima abruptly fires entire legal team as concerns mount over agency’s direction – Orange County Register

Orange County’s health care plan for poor and disabled residents is drawing scrutiny, with high turnover among agency leaders. → Read More

Salvation Army’s ‘Center of Hope’ in Anaheim gets underway – Orange County Register

Permanent apartments with services for formerly homeless people should be ready in about 15 months, and a new research center on the campus is expected to follow soon after. → Read More

Number of patients hospitalized ‘with COVID’ vs. ‘for COVID’ is shifting

But health experts say hospitals are still under strain and the virus remains serious business. → Read More

OC health officials hope COVID-19 surge reaches crest soon

Officials offered an update on COVID-19 in Orange County during what is expected to become regular briefings for the public and the media that will be held on Tuesdays when the Board of Supervisors… → Read More