Voting Rights Plaintiff Rickk Montoya Congratulates Garden Grove City Council on Historic Vote

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Contact: Rickk Montoya (714) 390-5179

Voting Rights Plaintiff Rickk Montoya Congratulates Garden Grove City Council on Historic Vote
Garden Grove, CA       East Garden Grove resident and Voting Rights supporter Rickk Montoya congratulated the Garden Grove City Council on its historic vote Tuesday Night. The City Council voted unanimously on a new districting map that will implement by-district elections in the city. In November, four councilmembers will be elected from within the new districts, the mayor will still be elected at-large.

Trump to Kick Off California Campaign in OC

Donald J. Trump's campaign announced that the GOP presidential frontrunner will hold a rally Thursday at the OC fairgrounds. And if Tuesday's Anaheim City Council meeting is any indication, things could get ugly, even by Trump standards.

Presidential Politics Trump Anaheim Council Meeting

The scene at Anaheim City Hall Tuesday resembled a Donald Trump rally, with flashes of physical violence, verbal bashing of Muslims and illegal immigrants, and even a condemnation of the media. Except Trump was 3,000 miles away.

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald J Trump hold up signs in the Anaheim City Council chambers during Tuesday night's contentious Council meeting.
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Robert V. “Bobby” McDonald Selected as 2016 Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year

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Release Date:  April 1, 2016
Release Number: 16-05
Contact:  Doug Dare  (714) 560-7467 or
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Robert V. “Bobby” McDonald Selected as 2016 Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
Works with minority business associations, local chambers, educational institutions, and legislators to provide support and advocate for small business and veteran owned small business community 
Santa Ana, CA – The U.S. Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office has selected Robert V. “Bobby” McDonald, President and Executive Director of the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County, as the 2016 Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year.  McDonald, a resident of Anaheim Hills, was nominated for the award by Todd Spitzer, Chairman, Orange County Board of Supervisors. McDonald, who served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, has been involved in advocacy for veterans and small business owners for many years.  He is a member of the Orange County Veterans Advisory Council, appointed by Supervisor Todd Spitzer. McDonald has supported legislative and regulatory action designed to help small businesses, through his efforts convening an Orange County Veterans Advisory Council ad hoc committee and meeting with local California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Alliance members and personnel from the County of Orange Procurement Office regarding Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) procurement opportunities.

Trash Importation Approvals Will Assure Final Debt Repayment

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Trash Importation Approvals Will Assure Final Debt Repayment
Unanimous city approvals of agreements to allow continued acceptance of out-of-county trash through 2025 at local landfills will provide the revenue needed to fully repay the remaining creditors from the County’s 1994 bankruptcy. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the pact on Tuesday. The County retired one bankruptcy bond issue in June 2015, with the other to be repaid in the coming fiscal year.

Clerk-Recorder Expedites Availability of Birth and Death Certificates to the Public

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For Immediate Release
April 21, 2016

Contact: David Cabrera
Phone: (714) 834-2083
david.cabrera@rec.ocgov.com

CLERK-RECORDER EXPEDITES AVALABILITY OF BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES TO THE PUBLIC
Orange County Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen would like to announce that his office can now offer certified copies of birth and death certificates to the public 30 days after the life event. Certificates needed within the first 30 days of an event can be obtained from the Health Care Agency. Previously, copies of birth and death certificates were made available to the public at the Clerk-Recorder Department 60 days or more after an event.

Orange County Clerk-Recorder to Automate Indexing and Redaction Process of Real Property Recordings

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For Immediate Release
April 26, 2016

Contact: David Cabrera
Phone: (714) 834-2083
david.cabrera@rec.ocgov.com

Orange County Clerk-Recorder to Automate Indexing and Redaction Process of Real Property Recordings
Today, Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen took the first step towards implementing software that will automatically index and redact real property documents submitted for recording to his offices. This will make real property records available to the public for review one day after being submitted and recorded. The Orange County Board of Supervisors approved the contract during its regular meeting allowing Clerk-Recorder Nguyen to proceed with the implementation of auto-indexing and redaction software.

County Votes to Make Dog Beach Official

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For Immediate Release                                 Contact: Michelle Cook (714) 834-3220
County Votes to Make Dog Beach Official
Paving the way for Orange County’s first dog park
(Huntington Beach, CA) –The first hurdle to making the commonly known “Dog Beach” an official, and the first, County dog park has been cleared. The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve an amendment, proposed by Vice Chair Michelle Steel, to the County’s leash law that would exempt the small area of county land sandwiched between the cities of Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. During the discussion, Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Steel said “it’s common sense.

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