Editorial Staff

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Yesterday we learned an interesting detail about how the “Negotiators” on the Orange County Board of Supervisors go about hiring a new CEO. Rumors have been floating around the Hall of Administration that the new CEO would be paid enough to offset the amount that they must pay to cover their share of their pension benefits.

Hiring A CEO: A Lesson in Transparency?

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Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors will be discussing both the compensation for their new CEO and the appointment of that CEO, the latter in closed session. With all of the kerfuffle over the severance package and compensation that former CEO Tom Mauk received, one might think the Board of Supervisors would not try to ram anything through at the last minute.

DPOC Calls for inclusion of LGBT Group in Tet Parade

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This afternoon, the Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County, Henry Vandermeir called on the organizers of the 2013 Tet Parade to reverse their decision to exclude the Partnership of Viet LGBT Organizations from participation in this year’s parade. The Democratic Party of Orange County rejects any form of discrimination” Vandermeir said; “and request…

After Grand Jury Report CalOPTIMA Needs Stability

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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.