The Boy Scouts of America will now permit openly gay scouts into their organization due to a new change on policy passed today by BSA, but the organization will still ban gay scout leaders. The Washington Post has more details…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 9 Comments
As Republicans continue to gin up the IRS “scandal” of targeting Tea Party groups for claiming non-profit status on their taxes, some interesting omissions from our friends on the Right. The rash of non-profit applications by Tea Party and Right…
by Editorial Staff • • 4 Comments
For all their claims of fiscal responsibility Republican elected officials, from the Board of Supervisors to the state legislative delegation, have demonstrated that ideological arrogance is a one way street to disaster. The victims of these disasters are the taxpayers of Orange County and, more directly, the taxpayers who rely on county services for support.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 16 Comments
We’ve written about the City of Irvine’s iCHP program before. It’s a terrific program where the city works with several organizations to identify families of limited income and kids under 19 access affordable or even free quality healthcare for their…
by Mike Lawson • • 3 Comments
The DIsneyland Resort will profit from the proposed streetcar project in Anaheim, but it’s the Anaheim taxpayer that will pay the bill.
by Joel Smith • • 4 Comments
Last year Orange County saw its youngest elected official enter office when 18-year-old Connor Traut won a seat on the Ladera Ranch Civic Council. The Council is made up of 7 council members, each serving two-year terms.
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At its meeting today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors appointed Michael Giancola as the county Chief Executive Officer. Giancola replaces former CEO Tom Mauk.