Tag Archive for Walters

Bustamante: Still Lying, Still Denying

Santa Ana City Councilmember and Director of Administration for OC Public Works Carlos “Busty” Bustamante resigned from two state commission appointments in the wake of his comments last month regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as Orange County Sheriff. “Busty” had stated to Red County Blogger (Jubal) Matt Cunningham and LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen; “I…

Mr. Mauk, what will you do about Carlos?

Last Tuesday, OC Public Works Director of Administration, Carlos Bustamante made what some in the Red blogosphere call a “funny and on point joke.” Christian and I were discussing the vote. At that point, Carlos walked into the building. he and I shook hands and commiserated about the vote. I told Carlos that I was…

Supervisor Nguyen on Hutchens Appointment

I asked Supervisor Nguyen to comment on the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as Orange County Sheriff. I finally heard back from her, so here is what she said. This was one of the most difficult decisions that I’ve made since being in office.  Both Chief Paul Walters and Chief Sandra Hutchens are highly qualified for…

Sheriff Hutchens it is.

This morning the Orange County Board of Supervisors selected Retired LA County Sheriff’s Department Division Chief Sandra Hutchens as Orange County Sheriff. Good luck Sheriff Hutchens, and congratulations Chief Walters. Initially, the board decided to take a poll to see who has the greatest amount of support so that the Board might make their final…

Irvine Safest Big City! For fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year,Irvine has been named the safest big city in the U.S. The preliminary Uniform Crime Reporting statistics report for 2007 was released by the FBI today. I wrote yesterday about the statistics for Santa Ana rom 2006. in relation to Chief Walters bid for the OC Sheriff job. Seems whlie the…

Hutchens or Walters? Who’ll be the next Sheriff?

The Orange County Board of Supervisors will likely decide on the appointment of a new Sheriff for Orange County on Tuesday. They will chose between the current Chief of the City of Santa Ana Police Department, Paul Walters and retired Division Chief for the Office of Homeland Security of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department,…