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DPOC Executive Director Punched in Santa Ana

Nick Anas

Buying a cup of Joe in America’s Fourth Safest City (according to Forbes) should be a reasonably safe activity.  But Nick Anas, the executive director of the Democratic party of Orange County, got a little jolt today with his coffee that had nothing to do with an extra expresso shot.  Anas was assaulted by a…

Public Employee Unions and Management: Working together to solve budget problems

City leaders agreed to cut about $4.5 million from city departments and unions in an effort to close a budget gap for this fiscal year. The cuts approved Monday night included suspending a police department physical fitness program, using police helicopters less, having firefighters forego raises for the next 18 months, and increasing employees’ contribution to retirement funds. No full-time city staff members were laid off.