Voice of OC got its investigative hands on the damning independent legal analysis report on the property swap between Pulido’s family trust and a city contractor. As we expected, such things as an explosive legal investigation report could not possibly be kept silent in the context of a hotly contested political battle during an election year.
Two days after the Santa Ana City Council directed City Attorney Sonia Carvalho to release the results of her investigation of the land swap between Miguel Pulido and a city auto parts supplier, Senior Assistant District Attorney Michael Lubinski sent a letter to Carvalho asking the Council to reverse its position. That’s only part of this story.
Greg Diamond, Northern Regional Vice President of the Democratic Party of Orange County, has thrown his hat into the ring to challenge Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas. Diamond announced to DPOC central committee members on Monday that he would be running and on Wednesday announced his campaign at the monthly meeting of Los Amigos-OC.
Much has been written about the killing of Kelly Thomas in the two and a half years since his death. We focus today on D. A. Tony Rackauckas, who decided, given the high profile of the case, that it was necessary for him to step back into the courtroom, after a 23 years, and personally prosecute the case.
The Orange County district attorney’s office will not investigate ongoing reports of records destruction at Anaheim City Hall unless employees contact the DA’s office with evidence. Based upon his standards, if the corruption scandal in the City of Bell happened in Orange County it would not have been investigated.
The Orange County Register reported Monday that the job that Peggi Buff, the former number two in the ï»¿The Public Administrator/ Public Guardian’s ï»¿office, was granted at the Orange County Community Resources department was never a posted vacancy at the agency, and there was no recruitment done for the position.