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All Hail The Emperor Chicken Little

As expected, political retaliation rules the day at the Board of Supervisors in Orange County. The Emperor Chicken Little Moorlach got his way and began the retaliation against Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) board members who voted to defend the Retirement Fund, as required by law, against the law suit Moorlach has pushed in…

Moorlach: Do as I say or You’re Fired!

I wrote about this on June 3rd Moorlach is a sore-loser! but since it is on the Board of Supes. meeting agenda for Tuesday I think it’s appropriate that the matter be revisited. To recap - Board Chairman and Emperor, Chicken Little John Moorlach was quite pissed off when the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) Board of Directors chose…

Supervisor Nguyen Responds to Greenhut

In reviewing the Orange County Register’s opinion pages on Sunday I came across Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s rebuttal to Steven Greenhut’s criticisms of her and Supervisor Bates’ votes for Sandra Hutchens as Orange County’s Sheriff. Glad to see they gave some ink to the rationale for the majority view of the Board. This would of course be in…

Sheriff Hutchens: Stepping off on a secretive left foot

This morning ther was a bit of a scramble at the Hall of Administration. Fifth floor staff (BOS) were surprised with a morning email announcement from Chairman John Moorlach. He informed his colleagues that he was granting a request from Sandra Hutchens for a private swearing in ceremony today, supposedly so she could get to…

Dear Tom: About that whole Carlos thing…

I mentioned on Wednesday that I had heard back from the CEO Media Relations office regarding comments attributed to OC Public Works Director of Administration, and Santa Ana City Councilman, Carlos Bustamante regarding the appointment of Orange County’s new Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. “The County Executive Office is unable to comment on personnel matters.” Please forgive…

What to do about Carlos?

Orange County CEO Tom Mauk has a problem. The problem is Carlos “Bubba BustyGump” Bustamante. The Director of OC Public Works Administration cannot seem to figure out when to keep his unfunny sexist jokes to himself. He also forgot rule #1, Never tell an off color joke to, or in earshot of a reporter. UPDATE: just got…

Still waiting to hear back from CEO Mauk

Yesterday afternoon I submitted the following inquiry to the Orange County CEO Tom Mauk through the County Media/Community Relations department. I would like to know if there is any addtional comment from CEO Mauk regarding the matter of Mr. Bustamante’s “joke” on Tuesday. It is clear the Mr. Bustamante was NOT at the Hall of…