Monthly Archives: January 2013

Walters Resigns Santa Ana City Manager’s Job Effective Tomorrow

Santa Ana City Manager and Police Commissioner Paul Walters has resigned effective February 1.  Here’s the press release from the city of Santa Ana: Advisory: City Manager Submits Resignation SANTA ANA, CA (January 31, 2013) – The Santa Ana City Council has agreed to accept the resignation of its City Manager, effective Friday, February 1,…

State Rep Tom Daly Headlines DFOC February Luncheon

Hot off the press from the DFOC: Tom Daly was elected in November of 2012 to represent California’s 69th Assembly District, which includes the cities of Santa Ana, Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange. Assembly Speaker John A. Perez has placed a great deal of trust in Tom, appointing him to six committees, and to the…

After Grand Jury Report CalOPTIMA Needs Stability

The scathing report on Orange County’s $1.5 billion managed care system for the poor, CalOPTIMA, highlighted the departure of 16 senior executives from the organization and what can best be described as a hostile and manipulative level of interference by the lone County Supervisor on its board, Janet Nguyen.

The Argument Against School Vouchers

Today’s Orange County Register has an editorial calling for “increased school choice” for parents while making the argument for a school voucher program.  The Register has a long standing editorial/opinion viewpoint that public schools are government schools and they argue that by providing students with taxpayer dollars assigned for public school education, they increase school…

So who in OC has a CCW Permit?

When we initially submitted our public records request for the names and cities of Carry Concealed Weapons (CCW) permit holders in Orange County, we planned to post the information as a public service. Then we got to the thinking about it part and took a different direction.