Orange County Lagging in Race for Prop. 47 Grants

Across California, counties are jockeying for a share of $34.4 million in competitive state grants aimed at providing services for drug offenders released from state prisons under Proposition 47. But with the grant deadline just days away, OC appears to be behind the curve.

Orange County Agrees to Assist Homeless Individuals in Vacating the Santa Ana Riverbed

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February 17, 2017

Media contact: ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy, (213) 977-5252, communications@aclusocal.org
Orange County Agrees to Assist Homeless Individuals in Vacating the Santa Ana Riverbed
Settlement Agreement Reached but Lack of Adequate Housing in the OC Remains
SANTA ANA – Yesterday, Orange County officials reached a settlement agreement with the ACLU Foundation of Southern California on behalf of homeless individuals entrapped in the Santa Ana Riverbed. The county has agreed to provide adequate notice, access, storage and transportation to individuals vacating the riverbed.

County Reaches Settlement Agreement in Lawsuit on Flood Control Channel Maintenance Project

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Contact: Carrie Braun, Public Information Mgr. 714-788-8060
Carrie.Braun@ocgov.com

 County Reaches Settlement Agreement in Lawsuit on Flood Control Channel Maintenance Project
Santa Ana, CA (February 17, 2017) — The County of Orange reached a final settlement in the matter of Diehl v. County of Orange, the lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Southern California (ACLU) challenging the County of Orange Public Works (OCPW) department maintenance project activities along the Santa Ana Riverbed.

Head of County’s Community Resources Department Announces Retirement

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Carrie Braun, Public Information Mgr. (714) 788-8060
Carrie.Braun@ocgov.com
Head of County’s Community Resources Department Announces Retirement
Santa Ana, Calif.

Orange County Lagging in Race for Prop. 47 Grants

Across California, counties are jockeying for a share of $34.4 million in competitive state grants aimed at providing services for drug offenders released from state prisons under Proposition 47. But with the grant deadline just days away, OC appears to be behind the curve.

Kaitlin Washburn for Voice of OC

OCGOP Statement on Orange Coast College’s Violation of Student’s Free Speech Rights

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OCGOP STATEMENT ON ORANGE COAST COLLEGE’S VIOLATION OF STUDENT’S FREE SPEECH RIGHTS
 ORANGE COUNTY – Republican Party of Orange County Chairman Fred M. Whitaker released the following statement after it was announced that Orange Coast College would be suspending student Caleb O’Neil for publishing a video recording of Professor Olga Perez Stable Cox’s repugnant tirade against President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence:

“This abhorrent decision from the Orange Coast College administration clearly affirms their disdain for one of our nation’s most cherished freedoms: freedom of speech,” said Chairman Fred Whitaker. “The Republican Party of Orange County categorically opposes this administration’s attempt to trample over its students’ civil rights and we will be doing everything in our power to support Caleb O’Neil in his effort to appeal the decision.”

County Launches “myOCgov” Mobile App

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Contact: Carrie Braun, Public Information Mgr. 714-788-8060
Carrie.Braun@ocgov.com
County Launches “myOCgov” Mobile App
Santa Ana, CA (February 15, 2017) — The County of Orange announced the launch of a mobile application (app) today called “myOCgov,” a free interactive tool that makes information about County services easily accessible to community members on their mobile devices.

Streetcar Apparently Still a Possibility in Anaheim

Last month, Anaheim City Council members thought they had killed any and all plans for a streetcar in their city. But this week, the Orange County Transportation Authority’s board made it clear that a streetcar on Harbor Boulevard is still up for discussion.

Santana: Is the Fix in at John Wayne Airport?

A nasty fight over a fuel contract at John Wayne Airport could get even nastier today as county supervisors engage in a last-minute agenda scramble to re-approve a contract for a low-ranked bidder amidst calls for a federal probe into the process.

County of Orange

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