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OC Supervisors to Appeal Pension Decision to CA Supreme Court

OC Supervisor John Moorlach - Photo: Chris Prevatt

SANTA ANA — Even though in January the Orange County Board of Supervisors experienced Another Nail in the Coffin for Moorlach’s Pension Lawsuit Folly, they have decided to continue their failed lawsuit to overturn negotiated retroactive pension benefits of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs. After spending more than $2 ¼ million on their fools errand, they’re planning to…

Moorlach’s Court Jester Back In The House

Court Jester Mario Mainero

Norberto Santana, Jr. reported on the Voice of OC Monday evening the news that Supervisor John Moorlach’s former chief of staff Mario Mainero is back in Orange County’s employ. Mainero, now a professor at Chapman University Law School, will advise County CEO Tom Mauk as the county prepares for it’s upcoming appeal of a 2009 decision by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to throw out the case.

Pension Suit: OC Supes Double-Down

After more than $2  million in wasted taxpayer dollars the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to continue their useless bid to have the pension benefits for Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s declared unconstitutional. These so-called fiscal conservatives are okay with spending millions of dollars on a lawsuit that has failed at every turn in…

County seeks to settle case with fired assistant sheriff

Authority to settle case granted to county lawyers in lawsuit by former lawman George Jaramillo BY NORBERTO SANTANA JR. The Orange County Register Orange County supervisors have signaled an intent to offer some sort of settlement to former Assistant Sheriff George Jaramillo, who was fired in 2004 just before his indictment by a grand jury…

Time To Throw In The Towel On Pension Lawsuit

More than a year ago, then Board of Supervisor’s Chairman, “Chicken Little” Moorlach and his Mini-Me Mario Mainero convinced to Board of Supervisors to pursue the concept of suing the Orange County Retirement System to overturn the retroactive portion of Deputy Sheriff pension benefits negotiated and implemented in 2001. Even though the County paid for several…