Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Advances Legislation for Safer Neighborhoods and Sober Living Facilities

On Tuesday, California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva’s (D – Orange County) Assembly Bill (AB) 572, passed out of the Assembly Health Committee. The legislation will give the County of Orange and its cities enforcement resources to monitor sober living facilities. This measure has been sponsored by the Association of California Cities – Orange County (ACC-OC) in response to the overwhelmingly disproportionate amount of unmonitored sober living residences in the region.

Signature Flight Support Exits John Wayne Airport

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. Signature Flight Support Exits John Wayne Airport

Signature Will Continue Legal Challenges to Orange County Board of Supervisors’ Award of Airport Leases
John Wayne Airport Customers Need to Keep Eye on Aviation Safety and Financial Viability
Signature Flight Support (Signature) today announced that as a result of actions by Orange County Board of Supervisors to terminate Signature’s lease to provide private aviation services, it was vacating the leasehold. Signature is taking this action in order to ensure continuity of services to its customers, which could be harmed by an interruption. Signature has been implementing a coordinated transition over the last several weeks.

Director of County’s Health Care Agency Appointed

Richard Sanchez, currently the Assistant Director of the County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA), will now lead the agency as Director beginning March 31, 2017. Sanchez was selected from a competitive public recruitment following the retirement announcement of present HCA Director Mark Refowitz.

Take a Hike With OCTA in Ferber Ranch

The Orange County Transportation Authority invites families with children of all ages to participate in a short and easy free hike at Ferber Ranch Wilderness Preserve on Saturday, April 8.