Tag Archive for Orange County Government

It’s the Infrastructure, STUPID!

It was reported in the Orange County Register this Wednesday morning that the Garden Grove City Council approved a revised increase in water rates.  The reason for this increase is to fund badly needed improvements and repairs to the City water services system.  It should be noted that the failure to address these issues was due…

Curt: Why?

The President doesn’t read newspapers, why should you? Only nerdy intellectuals waste their time with facts and new stories. Curt is a very curt fellow. He sums up all of the political news that is going on in Orange County in just one word.    The Orange County Register’s Martin Wisckol and Peggy Lowe reported today…

Should lawmakers obey the law?

County Supervisor Janet Nguyen was soliciting money to cover her legal costs after the February 6th special. The problem was that Nguyen was accepting donations above the campaign contribution limit—which is a violation of campaign finance law. Janet says that she has returned the money to the contributors, but the County codes requires her to…

Now This is Waste and Inefficency

From the LATimes Christian Berthelsen, Times Staff Writer June 3, 2007 O.C. shells out for new officeholders’ digs In a county known for fiscal conservatism, the $1.1-million tab includes 52-inch flat-screen TVs.😯 Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach bought an $8,990 desk for the reception foyer of his office, and spent $10,300 on shelving in the…

OC Register Editorial: Civilian Review

The Orange County Register today provided us with their opinion regarding the issue of civilian review of law enforcement.  I understand and share their belief in the benefits of civilian oversight.  I still believe that no real benefit will result from the proposals that are currently on the table. However quite frankly I see no further…

Budget Busting Lemmings

Spending money where they don’t need to and cutting funds for needed services. When will these so called conservatives get it through their thick heads that they are supposed to govern from the position of fiscal responsibility? Last I checked, that was the myth these people keep telling us the Republicans stand for. So why…

BoS Lemmings follow Moorlach on Civilian Review Board

Peggy Lowe over at Total Buzz reports that the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved initiation of the process to estabish a county Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board (CLERB). I will post more on this topic later tonight, but until then I’ll leave you with this question… Why is it these so called conservatives call liberals…