Tag Archive for Unions

Inside OC: Street vs. Berardino

  I spent a half-hour this morning watching Rick Reiff’s Inside OC to see what fireworks might occur in the on camera meeting of Treasurer/Tax Collector Chriss Street and Orange County Employee’s Association General Manager Nick Berardino. Well, although there weren’t a lot of fireworks it was still an interesting discussion. Both Street and Berardino stuck…

Moorlach kicks Street; to the street.

Today, Supervisor John Moorlach surprised even me.  He called on his hand picked successor Treasurer/Tax Collector Chriss Street to resign, effective immediately. H/t to Total Buzz, here is Moorlach’s Statement: Generally at all times, but particularly in light of Orange County’s experience, the Treasurer of this County must be above reproach, candid with the Supervisors,…

Time to Cage Street

Despite the Treasurer’s blithe dismissal of the allegations and their impact upon his office, it is imperative that the Board of Supervisors take immediate and decisive action in the matter, if it is to minimize the charges that the Board “fiddled while Rome burned.”  Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino in a letter…

13th Annual Truman Awards Dinner

This came in today from Frank Barbaro, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County.  The Reps had Rudy, the Dems have John.  I think we got the better speaker. Dear Democrats, The Democratic Party of Orange County’s thirteenth annual Harry S Truman Awards Dinner will take place on Friday, October 19th at the Disneyland…

Greenhut Gas: 8-16-2007

  I’m running late so I’m only sticking to my favorite contribution to global warming by Jabbering Jabba (Steven Greenhut). Steven has been taking issue with former Supervisor Assemblyman Todd Spitzer over his vote in support of the increase in Deputy Sheriff pension rates.  While he targets the retroactive portion, my guess is he would…

Dana Parsons on Deputy Sheriff Pensions

Dana Parsons dives into the debate on Deputy Sheriff pensions in his column today. I find his discussion to be far more balanced than the biased reports and commentaries in the OCRegister. But, I figure there may be some differing opinions out there. I wish I were more resolute for one side or the other.…

Greenhut Gas

Over here at TheLiberalOC.com we really do enjoy the dialogue with Steven Greenhut over at the OCRegister, even if I can’t convince our spam filter that Steven’s comments aren’t really spam.   Yes folks, he really does believe the stuff he writes, particularly over on the Orange Punch blog. With that in mind, and in recognition of the Orange Punch coverage of…