Tag Archive for District Attorney Tony Rackauckas

Convicted Sex Offender Coming Back to OC: A Warning to Parents

As Liberals, we don’t always agree with OC DA Tony Rackauckas.   But in this case, he has our full support.  A vicious sex offender is about to be paroled to Orange County and for parents of young children, it’s time to have the “don’t talk tro strangers” talk again.  Calling sex offender Lawrence Brown an animal…

Coverage of the Dueling Press Conferences of Rackauckas and Spitzer

Wednesday, District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and his 2014 challenger former Deputy DA Todd Spitzer conducted dueling press confrernces. The DA, finally breaking his silence over what his problems with Todd Spitzers performance were, and Spitzer countering with his own allegations aginst the DA and his office. I was unable to attend the press conferences, something about the fact I have a full time job and need to do it instead of taking time off to watch these two fight it out in the playground kept me away. Fortunately the OCRegister, OC Weekly, and Voice of OC all had this covered.

The ‘Bell’ is ringing, but is it putting the Santa Ana Council on notice?

On Tuesday we had the following rolling across banner headlines on the LA Times, The OC Register, and even national news sites: Eight Bell leaders arrested.  Eight current and former Bell city leaders were arrested Tuesday on charges of misappropriating more than $5.5 million from the small, working-class community as prosecutors accused them of treating the…

Sheriff’s Department Takes A $28 Million Hit At Budget Hearing

Jennifer Muir has the story over at the OC Register.com, but here are some of the highlights. SANTA ANA Despite warnings that slashing the sheriff’s department could cripple jails, increase response times and impact investigations, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appeared poised to cut nearly $28 million from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department budget.…