Tag Archive for COunty of Orange

Social Service Agency Building Sits on Toxic Waste

toxic-waste

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.

John Williams Just Doesn’t Know When The Show’s Over

Mule

Public Administrator/Public Guardian John Williams (Ret.) has a problem letting go and saying goodbye. Last year he announced he would retire on January 23, 2012. He now wants to keep the job which pays him his six-figure salary to do nothing. The Board of Supes. says goodbye, watch the door lock behind you.

Stories of the Year – 2011

Leprechaun Mayor Gary Monahan

Well, 2011 is just about behind us and a presidential election year is just ahead – time flies.  Let’s look back at some of the 2011 stories we covered here in no particular order.  We can debate which one is the top story but it’s pretty subjective.  Please feel free to include your own in…

OC Supervisors delay final decision on Exec. raises and promotions

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SANTA ANA — On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors tackled the final report from the Bates/Nelson Subcommittee formed to address the problems highlighted in a performance audit of the County Human Resources Department. The report from earlier this year found significant violations of county policies regarding raises and promotions granted to senior managers in county…