Orange County – Local

Local Orange Couty, California

AD-69 Fundraisers and Endorsements

There’s a lot of activity in the AD-69 race between Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez and Anaheim’s Julio Perez.  Martinez announced a fundraiser and Perez announced an endorsement.  Details on both are below and we’ll start with Martinez. Dear Supporters, I need your support today to ensure this dynamic and diverse district receives the…

OC Supervisors delay final decision on Exec. raises and promotions

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SANTA ANA — On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors tackled the final report from the Bates/Nelson Subcommittee formed to address the problems highlighted in a performance audit of the County Human Resources Department. The report from earlier this year found significant violations of county policies regarding raises and promotions granted to senior managers in county…

Santa Ana Denies Occupy a Camping Permit

At the end of a long meeting, the progressive Santa Ana city council voted to deny OccupyOC an overnight camping permit similar to one approved 5-0 by the full Irvine City Council last month. The OC Register’s Andrew Galvin did a nice job of summarizing the Occupy vote in his story in the Register. From…

Jordan Brandman to announce a run for Anaheim City Council

Anaheim school board member Jordan Brandman will announce his candidacy for the Anaheim City Council at an event next week.  Brandman, one of the Democratic Party’s youngest and most successful elected officials, has already lined up considerable support for his candidacy. Here’s the flyer for his event:   Brandman has, in a short time, established…