Orange County Performance Auditor Steve Danely, who earlier this year issued a highly critical report of the county’s HR department, has several new assignments.

Santa Ana still can’t get its Brown Act together.

In other news …

State prison system has lax fiscal controls.

Aliso Viejo Councilman Phil Tsunoda wants Sheriff Sandra Hutchens to share a special public safety sales tax with cities who contract with the Sheriff’s Dept.

The grand jury’s city salary probe provokes a response from Laguna Niguel officials.

San Clemente addresses issues raised by activists opposed to Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear plant.

Poche Beach clean-up debated in San Clemente.

San Clemente debates paying $1 million to keep its redevelopment agency.

Costa Mesa to consider outsourcing fire services to other jurisdictions.


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