OC Auditor-Controller David Sundstrom’s statement on the strength of county finances prompts Supervisor John Moorlach to backtrack on predictions of bankruptcy.

Top county and labor leaders press Assembly Speaker John Perez for relief on $48 million in vehicle license fees OC could lose.

Santa Ana City Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez stays mum on comments from Democratic Party chair and others about her allegedly anti-Semitic statements.

Calls are also mounting for Alvarez to step down from her City Council seat. And focus intensified on District Attorney Tony Rackauckas’ general silence, given that Alvarez is a deputy district attorney.

Santa Ana downtown business tax attracts opposition.

Irvine adopts changes to mixed-use development at Great Park. The Register covers the contentious meeting, as did the Daily Pilot.


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