Tag Archive for Orange County Board of Supervisors

Taxpayer Funded Gambling

On Monday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors decided to continue their taxpayer funded casino run. They’ve hopped on the bus and they’re in all the way. They have decided to continue their foolish legal attack on the pension benefits of Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies. At more than $1.5 million and counting, it’s anyone’s guess how much…

DPOC E-Board Tells Moorlach Leave Health Care Alone

DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ORANGE COUNTY’S CENTRAL COMMITTEE EXECUTIVE BOARD TO SUPPORT COUNTY HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM Santa Ana, CA – The Democratic Party of Orange County’s Central Committee Executive Board voted unanimously Monday night to support Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties in opposition to Supervisor John Moorlach’s attempt to cut funding for county-wide…

On The Agenda This Week…

A few items on the Agenda for the Tuesday, March 3, 2009 meeting of the Orange County Board of Supervisors have raised my interest. First we have: 36. Revised Title to read: County Executive Office – Response to 2/10/09 Board Directive regarding HOA Security Services – All Districts  Receive and file proposal from Santa Ana…

Court throws out lawsuit to gut deputy benefits

LOS ANGELES – Rejecting legal arguments by the County of Orange that Deputy Sheriff pension benefits in Orange County are unconstitutional, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Helen Bendix today threw out of court a lawsuit by the Orange County Board of Supervisors to overturn 3% at 50 pension benefits for Orange County Deputy Sheriffs (County…

OCEA Hits Cable: Tells Board to Chop at the Top

This just came in to us from Orange County Employees Association: New TV Ad Urges Supervisors to Layoff the Perks, Not Public Safety Officers, Child Abuse Counselors SANTA ANA, CA – Challenging the decision of the Orange County Board of Supervisors to keep their perks while ordering the departments they oversee to lay off more…

Gunfight at the OC Corral

There’s a gunfight brewing in Orange County that would make a great John Wayne movie. But the plot of the movie depends on your political perspective and your view on gun control.

Groundhog Day 2009

Today February 2nd is Groundhog Day. The official history of Groundhog Day can be found here and starts out like this: Groundhog Day, February 2nd, is a popular tradition in the United States. It is also a legend that traverses centuries, its origins clouded in the mists of time with ethnic cultures and animals awakening on…