Tune in to PBS SoCal at 5 p.m. Friday, when we’ll delve into the controversy over funding for mental health services in central Orange County and other hot topics in local politics and government:

  • More than a hundred Latina mothers confronted the county Board of Supervisors, demanding a more proactive approach to mental health funding in central Orange County. They found a friendly ear in Supervisor Janet Nguyen.
  • Negotiations with Santa Barbara County CEO Chandra Wallar went off the track over pension payments.
  • Millions of public dollars go unaccounted for in a special clerk-recorder audit.
  • Questions about a $24,000 consultant study by Anaheim City Councilman Jordan Brandman that included entire sections lifted from Wikipedia.

Voice of OC’s weekly news update airs Wednesdays and Fridays at 5 p.m. on PBS SoCal.

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