On The Agenda

Added costs, less revenue at Irvine’s Great Park, naming a new county auditor-controller and appointing a new Villa Park city councilman.

Voice of Our Commentators

A flap over an Assembly candidate’s address. Another casualty in the Bustamante scandal. An ethics committee with no bite. And more.

Fair Board Bans Elephant Rides

The decision was based largely on evidence that the rides are cruel to elephants. The board also established a citizens committee to examine the past effort to sell the fairground.