Costa Mesa residents got a briefing from a state retirement actuary on the problems facing their retirement system. Joe Serna at the Daily Pilot was there and filed a dispatch. The OC Register’s Jon Cassidy filed this report.

Expect a report from Voice of OC later this morning.

The Register’s Martin Wisckol gave some good play-by-play of the debate yesterday sponsored by the Lincoln Club between Nick Berardino from the Orange County Employees Association and Steven Greenhut, the Register’s Libertarian editorial writer who now heads the Pacific Research Institute in Sacramento and recently wrote a book assailing public employee pensions.

R. Scott Moxley at the OC Weekly writes another chapter in the Marilyn Davenport controversy. Moxley uncovered a 2009 email from the local GOP Central Committee member in which she expressed disapproval of a Muslim prayer meeting.

After hearing of this latest Republican Chairman Mike Schroeder said that it seems like Davenport “has a problem with people getting together to pray.”

Former County Supervisor and now state Assemblyman Chris Norby has been dinged for missing a high number of votes. A survey by the Sacramento Bee showed that he was the third least likely member of the Assembly to vote.

OC Register reporter Brittany Levine churns out some compelling copy on San Juan Capistrano looking at the budget problems caused by Chevron gas station leaks and delving into the online activism associated with a housing plan referendum in town.

The Daily Pilot reports that a revenue sharing plan from the OC Fair board is gaining steam in Sacramento.

The OC Register’s Frank Shyong reports on Mayor Jerry Amante’s issues in Tustin with the school district.

The Sacramento Bee reports on the progress of a bill in the state Senate that would force the Sacramento Kings to repay a $77 million loan from the city in full before moving to Anaheim.

And the LA Times’ George Skelton has an interesting column on Gov. Brown’s lack of success in negotiating union contracts.


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