Regarding Brandman’s report: “I have no idea how Orange County operates, but if I were presented with this as a public official, I would not be inclined to accept it as it is. Because its something that frankly a high school intern could have done, anyone could have done,” Judy Nadler told Voice of OC.
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Crickets from the Register: On Thursday, Voice of OC broke the story about the questionable contract that former Clerk-Recorder Tom Daly granted his protege, Anaheim City Councilman Jordan Brandman, when Brandman left the agency to campaign for his city council seat.
by Chris Prevatt • • 9 Comments
It was ten-years ago that I contacted the Compliance Officer for the Orange County Health Care Agency to report improper conduct on the part of the agency related to the management of Federal HIV/AIDS funds. I was a Program Supervisor…
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Apparently an ad that calls out the only two responsible council members remaining who’s action to award a $158 million tax subsidy was voided by a judge because the issue was not properly noticed as required by the Brown Act violates the OC Register’s advertising sensibilities and hence its policy.
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It’s a classic argument offered by Libertarian economists; “an increase in the minimum wage will kill jobs.” The problem with the argument is that the facts show this isn’t the case. A 2011 study found that minimum wages don’t hurt the employment prospects of low-wage workers.
by Chris Prevatt • • 5 Comments
I was somewhat encouraged when the Orange County Register was purchased earlier this year. I was hopeful that new ownership might breathe some balance into the Register’s dusty editorial pages. It appears that my hopes were optimistic at best, naive at worst.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 10 Comments
Aaron Kushner, the new owner of Freedom Communications, will be a hands on owner and will serve as the publisher of The Orange County Register. He’ll be directly managing the day-to-day operations of Orange County Register Communications which includes 23…