Itâ€™s an election-night extravaganza. KOCE will be broadcasting LIVE, with interviews of candidates, politicians, and analysts on a special edition of Real Orange. Voice of OC (Orange Countyâ€™s nonprofit investigative news agency) will also be providing coverage and commentary throughout the evening.
Terry Francke, the Voice of OC’s consultant on government access, comments on the situation in Westminster over probable violations of the Brown Act. According to Francke, when three members of the Westminster City Council released a press statement… they violated the Brown Act
In an April 6 letter to Nelson, the FPPC said “your actions violated the (Political Reform) Act” because he should have filed his statement by March 12 but “only filed your statement on March 22, 2010, after you learned that a sworn complaint (by Grindle) was filed against you.”
Back at the end of March, employees of the Orange County Assessor’s office represented by the Orange County Employees Association disclosed to the Board of Supervisors allegations of mismanagement and possible improper conduct by County Assessor Webster Guillory. In A dramatic video, the employees with their identities concealed to protect them from possible retaliation, accused…
With all the drama unfolding at CUSD and the strike, we’ve been remiss in talking about something positive happening with the Irvine City Council in regards to a massive shortfall facing IUSD schools this year. Mayor Sukhee Kang pushed for a new challenge grant where the city of Irvine will match, dollar-for-dollar funds raised by…
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has opened investigation into how Assessor Webster Guillory has implemented a $20 million computer system and whether he is properly collecting taxes on businesses using government property.
Voice of OC Poll shows that Orange County residents continue to have mostly negative opinions about Irvine’s 13,000-acre park despite millions being spent on public relations. The city of Irvine spends $100,000 every month trying to improve the Great Park’s image.