A Glimpse at High Speed Rail in OC

The California High Speed Rail Authority hosted open houses in Buena Park and Anaheim to promote the 30-mile project between Los Angeles and Anaheim, which will run at the speed of a normal commuter train.

This Week’s Civic Agenda

Orange County Transportation Authority directors start the week Monday, meeting to finalize voting on annual committee assignments, coming out of a contentious meeting last week that resulted in Costa Mesa losing it’s seat on the board of directors to Huntington Beach.

Watchdog Hits Buena Park Councilman With Big Fine

The state Fair Political Practices Commission fined Art Brown, the town’s most high-profile politician, $8,500 for failing to disclose thousands of dollars in campaign contributions and taking illegal cash from anonymous donors.

6 Hot Debates to Watch This Week

Animals become a hot issue in county budget discussions, and a controversial housing project faces a decision in Orange.