Tag Archive for Orange County News

HB Settles Gay Police Officer Harassment Case

This story fro the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning. Huntington Beach officer to receive up to $2.15 million Settlement ends case in which officer alleged peers repeatedly harassed him, placed a gay escort ad in his locker and suggested he was infected with HIV. By RACHANEE SRISAVASDI The Orange County Register Huntington…

Oversight? Who needs it? We’ve got Keystone Managers/Cops

Just one more example of How Orange County CEO Tom Mauk lets managers off the hook for errors that cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars to fix. Be it managing personnel OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!, or contracts here, he just keeps getting it wrong. County IT task…

OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!

On June 19th I wrote about the response from the Orange County CEO’s PR person regarding Carlos Bustamantes’ now notorious comment to Red County Blogger Matt Cunningham/Jubal and LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as Sheriff over Santa Ana PD Chief Paul Walters. They responded that they could not comment on…

TheLiberalOC – The Best of Orange County

Before attending the weekly Drinking Liberally gathering at Memphis in Santa Ana, I attended the re-launch celebration reception for Orange Coast Magazine. In the gift bags they handed out was the July issue featuring their 2008 Best Of Orange County feature. I am pleased to announce the The LiberalOC.com was named the Best Liberal Blog…

County Supes Wasting More Taxpayer Money

We have heard time and time again from Republicans/Conservatives how private enterprise can do the job better than government; that government workers are too expensive; and if you can find it in the yellow-pages the government workers shouldn’t be doing it. Tony Saavedra at the Orange County Register has a report out about the County…

Debbie Cook Endorses Gary Pritchard

Dear Friends:  I am proud to announce that my State Senate Campaign has received the endorsement of Huntington Beach Mayor and Democratic Nominee for Congress Debbie Cook.  Mayor Cook is an outstanding leader who cares about her community and the people she represents. I have great respect for her and her efforts fighting for reasonable…