OC Fair Board Directors have ousted their embattled CEO, Kathy Kramer, following recent controversy over her fundraising relationship with a private Christian college and news she’s leaving the county for another fair agency in Washington early next year. Kramer is alleging board retaliation for participating in a 2018 investigation into allegations of misconduct by two former board members.
One last chance to celebrate Halloween and Día de los Muertos, along with lively tributes to legendary artists past, all happening this week in Orange County. AUBERGINE COSTA MESA – Food is an expression of love in Julia Cho’s multicultural, multigenerational play staged by South Coast Repertory. MINI MONSTERS BASH LA HABRA – Halloween night at the Children’s Museum will feature crafts, games, and a mini-maze for the littlest Trick-or-Treaters to enjoy. DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS FIESTA FULLERTON – A free festival at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center will feature performances and activities all centered around a celebration of the memory of beloved ancestors. THE DJANGO FESTIVAL ALL-STARS IRVINE – The enduring “hot jazz” legacy of the legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt is kept alive by this swinging ensemble of world-class players.