Long Beach City Manager Patrick H. West named Gerardo Mouet as the City’s Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine. Mr. Mouet brings 28 years of local government experience in various leadership positions including overseeing parks, recreation and community services operations, human resources administration, and city-wide functions in budget development and contract administration.
As Orange County Fair Board members consider a Performance Auditor to look under the hood, Voice of OC Publisher Norberto Santana, Jr. offers a review of how the revolutionary – now virtually extinct – auditing approach worked at the County of Orange and it’s potential use on a state property.
Chris Norby writes that mass school shootings are actually more rare in the United States that the picture the 24/7 modern media cycle presents. Policy reactions should be looked at carefully, Norby writes, rather than rushing to implement poorly researched options.