Inequality hobbles too many in O.C.


/ Contributing writer

Pick up the paper, or turn on the TV these past couple weeks, and you’d think the American economy is booming again, that the entire American workforce is flush with extra cash from their great jobs, that workers who managed to hold on to employment through the recession are now seeing raises.

Yet, walk through Orange County neighborhoods and businesses, and you’ll see a different picture. In Santa Ana, encampments of homeless veterans blanket the Civic Center. In the quiet suburbs of Aliso Viejo, 20-somethings are still living with their parents, struggling to find fulltime jobs and […]