State Auditors Triggered Delay on IT Contract Bonus

A mysterious call from auditors at the state Controller’s Office
prompted Supervisors’ Chairwoman Janet Nguyen to pull consideration
of a $250,000 bonus for ACS off this week’s agenda. But it is still
unclear why they called.

The Not-So-Obvious Costs of Desalination

Poseidon Resources, the company proposing a $350 million
desalination plant in Huntington Beach, says the plant will come at
“no financial risk to taxpayers.” But what does that really
mean?