We have an active Friday morning, with dispatches on a frayed city council in Costa Mesa, a hot dog party to celebrate the end of Bin Laden, Gov. Jerry Brown’s issue with rising sales taxes and yet another controversy regarding a Muslim leader.

Our Norberto Santana, Jr. takes a look at how the intense scrutiny faced by the Costa Mesa City Council since it embarked on its unprecedented outsourcing plan is starting to show in the interactions among council members.

The Orange County Employees Association is bringing out its hotdog wagon and inviting OC luminaries over for a celebration of the killing of Osama Bin Laden by a team of Navy Seals.

Muslim leader gets county human relations award after sustained protests from some conservative leaders.

Voice of OC board member Dan Weintraub partners with the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Michael Gardner to take a look at Gov. Brown’s tax plans amidst rising revenues.

California’s version of the immigration bill known as the Dream Act passes State Assembly.

The 73 toll road gets a 6-year extension.

Public workers in Buena Park under investigation for theft.

Pay cuts on the horizon for teachers at Capistrano Unified.


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