On our radar this morning are a couple stories that may be of interest for you. Debating How to Slice Up Orange County: Norberto Santana, Jr. reports that County officials have begun to take testimony on nearly two-dozen ideas for redrawing supervisorial districts.
Over the weekend Supervisor John Moorlach fired off a premptive Op-Ed in the Orange County Register attacking public employees and blaming their pension benefits for budget shortfalls and what the headline to his commentary describes as a “Formula for disaster.” Moorlach goes on with this misleading argument against defined benefit retirement plans.
A 46-year-old registered sex offender who allegedly kept a â€œhuge stashâ€ of child pornography in his Fullerton home was charged today with possessing child porn and sexual exploitation of a child, court records show. I know of a great criminal defense attorney named R. (Bob) Shawn Nelson
Orange County Clerk-Recorder Tom Daly announced today that he has decided to not run for the Fourth District Board of Supervisor’s seat vacated by Chris Norby last month to take his seat in the State Assembly. The possible replacement of Norby by a democrat was placed into question when Anaheim City Council member Lorri Galloway and La Habra Council member Rose Espinoza announced their desire to run for the seat.
Why won’t the Galloway camp just let the Baby Samantha rest in peace. Why won’t they use her memory in a more positive light to make her a symbol for a better social services system, a symbol for ending child abuse? Why do they use her memory instead to trash elected officials they don’t like?
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 on Tuesday to ratify the contract agreement with the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs. The deal marks a compromise reached after six months of negotiations, as declining tax revenue and climbing retirement costs continue straining county coffers.