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.
Last night, the elected members of the Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) met in Orange to be sworn in for their new terms in office and select the officers of the Party’s Executive board for the next two years.
It never was going to be a Great Park for all the people of Orange County; it’s always been just another park in Irvine. The Republican council majority that took control of Irvine last month has taken the final step in making the Orange County Great Park the Great IRVINE Park.
In it’s final meeting of 2013 the Orange County Board of Supervisor’s approved a new Memorandum of Understanding with it’s managers. County managers have been without a contract for two years. Under the agreement the managers will have to start paying their employee share of pension contributions.