Tag Archive for Chriss Street

The Elephant in the Room

With the County Board of Supervisors rejecting a proposal today that would allow them to remove a public official from office for a variety of reason (oh, like say a federal corruption indictment), I got a tad excited when I saw a link to this on the Flash Report. I clicked through only to be…

A Million, uh no, 42 Little Pieces

The Truth: It’s kind of like a loose thread on a sweater; the more you pull, the more thread there is.  At least until you run out of sweater. Split remodeling project draws scrutiny  By RONALD CAMPBELL The Orange County Register The Orange County facilities department split the controversial remodeling of Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street’s…

Poll: OC voters want action on Street

The Orange County Employee’s Association (OCEA) has released a poll of 512 registered Orange County voters regarding the matter of, Supervisor Moorlach’s hand picked successor as County Treasurer/Tax Collector, Chriss Street.  Now would be a good time for the Board of Supervisors to wake up and take notice because OC voters are not happy. A significant percentage…

Street Roams Free; County workers placed on leave

Peggy Lowe and Ronald Campbell report [HERE] in todays OCRegister that two employees from the county’s building and facilities department have been placed on administrative leave while the agency does its own investigation into a contract already being examined by the district attorney. The two employees placed on leave on Thursday are Clark Shen, a…

OC BOS mtg: Agenda item #57

Listening to the Webcast of the Board Meeting to decide the fate of Chriss Street’s investment authority I’ve got just one question; with the parade of virtually every manager from the Treasurer’s office testifying before the Board, who’s minding the store? UPDATE: The Board in it’s infinite “wisdom” has decided to put off any decision…

Street: Be careful what you wish for

On August 23, 2007 OC Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street hald a press confrernce where he presented to the assembled media representatives a 3″ binder of documents for their review. At the time Street said; “We’d like to have the facts stand for themselves.” Well, Ronald Campbell and Peggy Lowe of the Orange County Register did…

Sundstrom on Street

In an Orange County Register Op/Ed on Sunday, Orange County Auditor-Controller David Sundstrom weighed in on the matter of Chriss Street’s investment Authority. The Case For Keeping Chriss Street I have a great deal of respect for David Sundstrom. In his commentary he made some valid observations about the oversight of the Treasurer’s office that has…