California Secretary of State Alex Padilla sent a letter to the Orange County Board of Supervisors requesting that they reconsider their decision to reject the reforms contained in the California Voter’s Choice Act. Sacramento and Nevada Counties have already adopted the Voter’s Choice Act.
The Orange County Transportation Authority joined with officials from federal and state wildlife agencies and local environmental leaders on Tuesday to announce the completion of plans to protect 1,300 acres of open space, ensuring that it remains free from development forever.
On July 1, 2017, the County of Orange will make the final debt service payment to bondholders of the Lease Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005, retiring all bond debt related to the County’s recovery from the 1995 Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing.
The ACLU of Southern California has learned that the state attorney general is taking over the investigation of a hit-and-run incident during which staff attorney Brendan Hamme was struck and injured while participating in a peaceful protest outside a re-election fundraiser for Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas.
The Orange County Re-Entry Partnership (OCREP), in partnership with GEO Group Inc. and the Orange County Public Defender Office, will co-host the 3rd Annual Re- entry Resource Fair on Tuesday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, (D – Orange County) issued the following statement in response to the Irvine City Council’s vote on Tuesday, June 6, to change the site originally designated for a veterans’ cemetery FivePoint developer-owned strawberry farmland near the I-5/I-405 interchange.
The Orange County Auditor-Controller Eric H. Woolery awarded the Mayor of Irvine and two Irvine City Council Members with the honor of Taxpayer Watchdog for their role in saving the city of Irvine taxpayers close to $50 million.
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May 23, 2017
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OCTA Offers Youth Summer Pass for Half Price
Youth can ride June 1 through Aug. 31 for $20 per month, 50 percent off the regular fare
ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority is encouraging youth to explore their community this summer by getting out and visiting Orange County’s many attractions using the discounted OCTA Youth Summer Pass. For the past 16 years, OCTA has provided a summer bus pass for those 18 and younger as part of a youth ridership program.