Norberto Santana, Jr. of the Voice of Orange County reported today on problems of high turnover, low morale and safety concerns that have been raised by OC Health Care Agency nurses and doctors working in the Orange County Jails. Another “no-confidence” vote is making the rounds among the staff at the Orange County Correctional Medical Services division…
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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…
UPDATED: A new poll from Lewis Consulting shows that incumbent Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is locked in a dead heat with challenger Bill Hunt, a retired sheriff deputy. Hutchens polled at 21 percent, followed closely by Hunt at 20 percent in a sampling of 400 voters taken between April 23-26.
Earlier this month I wrote about my concerns related to Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez and her conduct of the public comments portion of the April 5th City Council meeitng. It looks like I was right when I pointed out that Alvarez was playing a bit fast and loose with the Brown Act.
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.
The city of San Juan Capistrano continues to hold back key information relating to its attempt to buy two adjacent properties where a new city hall might have gone. The secrecy regarding this deal has irked Mayor Londres Uso, who complained last month about his colleagues doing too much of the public’s business in the dark.