TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait is stepping down from the OCTA Board of Directors and sources indicated Anaheim city council member Lorri Galloway will be his replacement. Tait is immersed in negotiations to bring the NBA Sacramento Kings to Anaheim and may not have the time to take on former Mayor Curt…
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is seeking public feedback through Jan. 10 on a conservation plan that will examine habitat and identify measures to protect that habitat and species in Orange County. The proposed Natural Community Conservation Plan/Habitat Conservation Plan/Master Streambed Alteration Agreement streamlines the freeway improvement permitting process under state and federal endangered species acts and results in more efficient and effective use of freeway mitigation funding.
Tracy Wood over at the Voice of OC has found out from the City of Santa Ana the “supposed” reasonwhy Santa ana Mayor Miguel Pulido was collecting city paidÂ health care benefits while he was also getting the same from the Orange County Transportation Authority. It was the city of Santa Ana’s fault that, for more…
Santa Anaâ€™s Mayor, Miguel Pulido, has been around a while. He was elected to the Santa Ana City Council in 1986 and as Mayor in 1994. One thing Pulido has learned very well is how to get whatever he can for himself out of the job. During his time as a member of the Council and Mayor, Pulido has managed to get himself appointed to numerous committees and commissions throughout the county. All of these committees compensate their members with a variety of per-diems, insurance, cars, car allowances.
UPDATE: The Voice of OC is reporting that It’s Not Just Health Benefits — Pulido Double – Dipping on Cars Too. Pulido receives a car $6,000 car allowance from Santa Ana and a free car from AQMD.
OCTA is offering coupons, prizes and maybe even your name on the side of a bus if you join in for Dump the Pump week from June 14-18. The kick off event will be in Fullerton, the free chicken meals are from El Pollo Loco, and Harry Sidhu owns several El Pollo Loco franchises.
Proving that the elitists on the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) are firmly committed to the destruction of public transportation services, the OCTA Board has decided to cut service hours again.