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Fairgrounds For Sale Again: Solorio Speaks Out

 Assemblyman Solorio Issues Statement Regarding New RFP to Sell OC Fairgrounds SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) issued the following statement regarding the Department of General Services’ new formal Request for Proposals (RFP) to sell the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. “The Governor is exercising his options regarding how to sell the OC…

Nguyen and Campbell Sound Off On Hybrid Pension Debate

There has been a lot of criticism of the innovative employee pension plan negotiated by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the labor unions representing County workers and managers. The innovative hybrid defined-benefit and 401(a) plan, first negotiated with Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) currently offers new employees the opportunity to select a lower…

Internships up for Bid during Silent Auction at IPSF Gala

One of the biggest advantages in transition from higher education into the workforce is a good internship.  Through an agreement with several local employers, the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) will offer internships at leading companies up for bid in a Silent Auction with the proceeds going to benefit Irvine students.  The inaugural “Spirit of…