Tag Archive for Board of Supervisors

Hassle-free Bankrolling

The OC Weekly’s R. Scott Moxley has a piece in their paper this week about the Republican-dominated Orange County Board of Supervisors approving a $61,000 a month contract to an “OC GOP sugardaddy” without analysis or putting the contract out for a bid: So what would cause supervisors to spend a massive sum of money…

Time to Move Forward In the First District

Janet Nguyen was sworn in yesterday as the first Vietnamese-American elected Supervisor in Orange County and the youngest as well.  This election has been a roller coaster ride for both Janet and Trung Nguyen.  Both candidates have held the lead at different points in time.   Both candidates have also been accused of promoting anti-Latino sentiments,…

Janet Nguyen Wins

Judge Brenner has ruled, the recount is done, it was done properly and fairly, and Janet Nguyen was chosen, by a 3 vote margin as the new Supervisor to represent the Orange County First District. She will assume her post at Tuesday’s Board meeting. That said, Darth Schroeder is already hinting at an appeal. WILL…

Trung Nguyen and the Power of Positive Thinking

Can Nguyen vs. Janet Nguyen No I’m not making this up. Reminds me a bit of Will B. King who pulled papers for this election. Can Nguyen is the name of the front person for Trung Nguyen’s election challenge lawsuit. The Power of Positive Thinking, wasn’t that the name of a philosophy book written taught…

Supervisors looking at building a Great Pyramid in Irvine

No, I’m not joking. On todays Board Agenda, the Board had a rather innocuous Consent Item which they pulled for discussion. The matter related to the disposition of some leftover County property from the former El Toro Marine Base. During the discussion Supervisor Moorlach suggested that the staff be directed to look into the possibility…

Trung’s Lead Erased. Janet Wins!

UDATE: The candidates are stating their arguments to the Board of Supervisors this morning as to whether Janet Nguyen should be sworn in today as the new First District Supervisor. Oh the madness, oh the insanity. Stay tuned… More to come. The Board succumbs to the Dark Side of the Force (Schroder), so the 1st…