Tag Archive for Sandra Hutchens

Feuding with the Sheriff

From Total Buzz yesterday: Sheriff’s layoffs ignite feud Union officials were told today that Sheriff Sandra Hutchens plans to lay off 30 non-sworn employees within the department and demote 10 more, igniting allegations of misspending and terse emails between the sheriff and a union leader over whether the Hutchens should have personally delivered the bad…

The Sheriff’s Race and Confusion over Concealed Weapons Permits

Bill Hunt has entered the race for Sheriff against current OC sheriff Sandra Hutchens.  Hunt seems to be making an issue over the politicization of the issuance of concealed weapons permits (CCWs).  The corrupt, disgraced, former sheriff, convicted felon Mike Carona (who’s going to the big house later this month) used to issue CCWs to reward political…

Greenhut: Moorlach views Norby as demagogue

Steven Greenhut penned one of his more balanced columns on Sunday (Moorlach ‘grows’ in office), which he follows up on in a post on the Orange Punch blog today. Sorry, but Moorlach views Norby as demagogue Supervisor John Moorlach responded to my Sunday column in his email blast today (reprinted below), and it strikes me as…

Sheriff Hutchens Delivers Her First Year Status Report

Sheriff cites progress in first year on the job Hutchens details changes she said improve accountability and transparency in law-enforcement agency. By SALVADOR HERNANDEZ and KIMBERLY EDDS The Orange County Register SANTA ANA – Marking one year since she was appointed, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said Monday her administration has made “significant progress” in…

Some Positive Press for Sheriff Hutchens

Today’s edition of the Los Angeles Times has a editorial, no doubt inspired by Dana Parsons story on OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens.  And Parsons’ story comes on the heels of an in-depth profile of the Sheriff in OC Weekly several weeks back. Look, Law enforcement is supposed to be non-partisan. And even though this sheriff…

Darth Vader loses his Concealed Lightsaber Permit

The Orange County Register is reporting today that OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens has revoked the concealed weapons permit from the dark lord himself, Mike Schroeder. Norberto Santana is reporting: Hutchens this week notified attorney Mike Schroeder, the main adviser and closest ally to former Sheriff Mike Carona, that she is terminating his permit to carry…

OC Grand Jury Backs Hutchens on CCW’s

But I’m sure that won’t deter Supervisors Chris Norby and Janet Nguyen, or any of the other wild west advocates out there from continuing to pitch a fit over the policy. The Orange County Register’s Norberto Santana has a scoop on the the Grand Jury report that backs her up on the issue. The Orange County…