The Orange County Supervisors Tuesday named Lucille Lyon as the county’s new public guardian, thus finally putting to bed the long-running controversy over former Public Guardian/Administrator John Williams. … But wait, there’s more.

Supervisor John Moorlach voted against appointing Lyons because someone who used to work for Williams passed her over for a job in Los Angeles County.

A long-running dispute between the Irvine Unified School District and the developer of Great Park Neighborhoods has been settled.

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have saved the state’s adult day health care program.

In other news …

Two top county-employee retirement officials depart under pressure.

Supervisorial candidate Todd Spitzer makes headlines over bid to become a reserve deputy. The OC Weekly’s R. Scott Moxley broke the story last Friday. The OC Register followed on Tuesday with this filing.

Southern California Edison moves generator parts from their San Onofre nuclear plant near San Clemente.

Newport Beach revokes permits for drug recovery home, fueling potential lawsuits.

Costa Mesa lauded as one of state’s most walkable.


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