It’s been no secret that Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido has been pining to bring the Chivas USA soccer team to Santa Ana, but some are upset about the secrecy surrounding his effort to make it happen.

If that’s not enough secrecy for you, our partners at PBS SoCal have another installment of their investigation into alleged secret slush funds for high school and college coaches throughout Southern California.

Still more secrecy …

County grand jury slams county officials for lack of transparency on salaries and contracts.

Newport Beach lifeguards undergo questioning about pay and benefits.

Anonymous proposals for redistricting abandoned by county supervisors’ panel.

Jail suicide prompts civil rights lawsuit against county.

Rep. John Campbell goes after military spending.

Assemblyman Chris Norby’s bill would relax financial disclosure rules.

Costa Mesa moves closer to selecting a police chief.

Lawsuit against Costa Mesa didn’t affect city budget.

Questions arise about conflicts of interest for San Juan Capistrano City Councilwoman Laura Freese.

Laguna Woods bans plastic foam from recreation facilities.


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