Santana: OC Auditor Controller Leads CA Public Accountants Uprising

OC Auditor Controller Eric Woolery leads a coalition of 44 auditor controllers from across California, demanding the ability to hire their own lawyers when they detect fraud, waste or abuse from local elected officials. Action comes just as OC Supervisors are poised today to water down 1994 bankruptcy-era reform requiring public review for borrowings.

Homeless in the OC

More than 15,000 people are homeless in Orange County at some point during the year, according to the latest available figures.

Former Spitzer Aide Alleges Hostile Treatment of Staff

Christine Richters claims Supervisor Todd Spitzer ran his supervisor’s office through “fear and aggression,” forced his staff to be on-call at all hours of the night, and required them to work shifts of up to 24 hours at a time.