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OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List

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Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…

Tait, Pulido Lend Their Names to anti-Union Ballot Measure

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Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, mayors to two cities with a significant number of union workers, have both lent their names in support of a new ballot measure aimed at “reforming” public employee union pensions. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed leads the effort which included San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris,…

Santa Ana Set to Hire New City Manager

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The Santa Ana City Council is unanimously poised to hire a city manager with over 25 years of experience and a proven record of success. The top candidate, David Cavazos, who in his current capacity as the City Manager of Phoenix, trimmed the city’s budget, streamlined its permitting process for businesses and helped revitalize its downtown area, is being considered for the city manager position.

Blind Faith – CA Budget Bill Makes Records Disclosure Voluntary

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The investigative reporting that exposed the government impropriety on the part of the officials of the City of Bell would not be possible if legislation passed as part of the state budget is signed into law. Because these laws place a mandated cost on to local entities, legislators and the governor, are trying to prevent local agencies from demanding reimbursement from the state for their compliance by making all of its provisions voluntary.