The 4th District Court of Appeal heard arguments Monday on a judge’s order barring Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas’ office from prosecuting mass murderer Scott Evans Dekraai.
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New Citizens Group Takes Steps To Stop The
“Los Angelization” of Newport Beach
Planning Commissioners Receive Nearly 300 Petitions
In Opposition To 25-Story Mega-Condo Tower
Proposed For Newport Center
NEWPORT BEACH – October 20, 2016 – Planning Commissioners here today received nearly 300 petitions seeking to stop a 25-story, mega-condo tower slated for Newport Center.
In an arrangement that runs the risk of violating state law, OC Supervisor Andrew Do’s chief of staff, Brian Probolsky, has been working on his boss’s re-election campaign while also receiving a full-time salary from the county.
Anaheim City Council members Tuesday, with no explanation, postponed a vote to appoint a controversial candidate to the city’s vacant city attorney post.
Approval of the mega-development in the Platinum Triangle had been held up due to fierce opposition from Angels Baseball, but the team and the Hong Kong-based developer reached an accord in recent weeks.
Orange County supervisors heard Tuesday from their new homeless czar, who noted both progress and gaps in the county’s effort to alleviate chronic homelessness. While showing an interest in improving services, supervisors would not make funding commitments.
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October 18, 2016
Contact: Jean Pasco
Supervisors Consider Additional Ways to Address Homelessness
During a special study session to consider options for addressing the needs of those in Orange County without permanent housing, the Board of Supervisors evaluated how the system of care operates and recommendations for improvement. “An Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County” was presented by Susan Price, the County’s new director of care coordination, a position created to better coordinate the County’s response to homelessness. Tuesday’s study session was held to examine ways to provide services in a more coordinated, permanent and efficient way. “Today’s session was very valuable and we thank everyone who was able to attend and share their perspectives,” Board Chairwoman Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District, said.
Old is New: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of the Eco-Friendly OCCC Facility Remodeled Using Recycled Materials
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Contact: Ms. Katharyn O. Muniz
Orange County Conservation Corps
1853 N. Raymond Ave. Anaheim, CA 92801
Phone 714-956-6222 Fax 714-888-0059
Old is New: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of the Eco-Friendly OCCC Facility Remodeled Using Recycled Materials. ANAHEIM, CA, October 18, 2016: On Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 3 p.m., the Orange County Conservation Corps (OCCC), along with the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, will celebrate the culmination of a goal set years ago with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to unveil a new OCCC Headquarters.
Carlos Bustamante, the former county public works executive who was convicted of sex crimes, had his pension cut Monday by a unanimous vote of the Orange County Employees Retirement System board.
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Off Trail Uses Damages Parks and Costs Taxpayers to Fix
Newport Beach, CA October 14, 2016 – The Safe Trails Coalition released a factsheet detailing costs associated with off trail damage in our parks and preserves. The impetus for the review was to understand the actual costs associated with staffing, trail maintenance, and habitat restoration; and to understand how or if off trail uses impact a land manager’s budget. In short, it does.
County officials were upbeat at a public forum Saturday morning, painting the picture of an energized and proactive government eager to tackle the increasingly dire straits of the county’s homeless population.