With Orange County Supervisors breaking ground on Friday for a new, modern animal shelter to replace the county’s WWII-era facility, County CEO Frank Kim talks about the opportunities ahead for OC Animal Care and partners like the City of Tustin and the South Orange County Community College District.
Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson visits with Inside OC’s Rick Reiff. Two special airings start Friday at 6:30 PM on PBS SoCal Plus and Sunday at 6:30 PM on KDOC-TV. Regular airings on PBS channels and Cox begin next Tuesday. All show times are listed at www.rickreiff.com.
Trustees at the Rancho Santiago Community College District are considering filling a vacancy on the board less than three months before the November election – and thus giving their choice the advantage of incumbency.
Orange County officials have failed to replace a seriously flawed case management system for severely disabled people that crashes on a weekly basis and creates errors in financial accounting, according to grand jurors and county auditors.
For the second time in as many public meetings, Supervisor Shawn Nelson agendized a proposal to extend supervisors’ term limits, only to pull it before a vote could be taken. But this time it seems gone for good.
The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. Judge Denies YLTA’s Writ of Mandate on Water Rate Referendum
Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Moss believes the Yorba Linda Water District’s excessive rate increase was passed as an emergency measure and has denied YLTA’s Writ of Mandate on the Water Rate Referendum. YLTA humbly disagrees, since the District had been planning a rate increase prior to the State’s issuance of drought restrictions in April of 2015 and the District’s has made record net profits to the tune of over $10 million in FY2015-16. We have always believed the District used the drought as a public relations tool to sell their rate increase and that only a $5 to $8 monthly meter fee increase was necessary to cover lost revenues due to the drought.
Garden Grove Councilman Kris Beard Endorses Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6
Garden Grove, Calif. – Garden Grove City Councilman Kris Beard has endorsed Kim Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council, District 6. Councilman Kris Beard began serving on the City Council in 2011 and was elected to his current term in 2014.
The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. COURT OF APPEAL UPHOLDS OCDA’S RIGHT TO FILE PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE TO DISQUALIFY JUDGE
*Study shows defense files 60 percent of judge disqualifications
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three (DCA), granted the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) five writ petitions filed with the DCA, in response to the orders issued in December 2015, by the Honorable Richard M. King, “Order Denying Motion to Disqualify Judge.” The respondent, Orange County Superior Court, filed its response to those writ petitions by the Jan. 15, 2016, deadline.