The only thing certain about a close election is that whether or not anyone has officially decided to seek a recount, the rumors start the moment the election results are certified. As soon as Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley certified the results of the June 5th Primary Election, I started hearing rumors that a recount was going to happen in the 69th Assembly race.
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The County of Orange has filed a claim against the State of California seeking over $23 million in Vehicle License Fee Adjustment Amount (VLFAA) owed to the County for Fiscal Year 2010-11.
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On Friday, my email inbox received the weekly newsletters from Supervisors Bill Campbell and Patricia Bates. Their lead stories presented two conflicting perspectives of the status of the county budget picture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.
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The Orange County Register reported yesterday on the attempted exit from the race by the lone Republican in the race, Jose “Joe” Moreno. It seems that Mr. Moreno’s candidacy poses a problem for his employer, the County of Orange Social Services Agency.
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Voice of OC reports this morning that Orange County Counsel Nicholas Chrisos referred to District Attorney Tony Rackauckas the results of a confidential report from the county’s internal auditor about the allegations against former Public Works Executive Manager Carlos Bustamante.
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The County of Orange County Mission Statement, approved by the Board of Supervisors reads: “Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play… On February 28th the Board, led by Chairman John Moorlach, failed miserably in reaching towards their stated goal.
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On Monday, the County of Orange Social Services Agency called employees working at the Agency facility located at 840 N. Eckhoff Street in Orange for an urgent meeting to discuss toxic waste tests at the location. It turns out, they’ve found significant levels of perchloroethylene, a known carcinogen, in the ground under the facility.