Santana: Fight Fake News, Fund Local News

Starting today, through the end of the year, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation leads a coalition of national foundations spurring local community members to invest in nonprofit newsrooms, launching News Match – where the foundation coalition matches local donations to nonprofit newsrooms.

On OC: Duke Nguyen Talks about Running for OC Sheriff

Tustin resident Duke Nguyen, a former Santa Ana Police officer who now works as an investigator with the LA District Attorney’s office, talks about why he’s running to be Orange County’s next Sheriff. Nguyen’s opponent, Under Sheriff Don Barnes, also has been invited to offer his insights on the election.

On OC: Gil Cisneros on the 39th, Mike Levin on the 49th

Mike Levin, who is running for Congress in South Orange County’s 49th Congressional District and Gil Cisneros, who is running in North Orange Counth’s 39th Congressional District both join the On OC podcast to offer their perspectives on seeking office. Their opponents, Diane Harkey in the 49th Congressional District and Young Kim in the 39th Congressional District also have been invited to share their insights.

Santana: Protecting Public Safety

With public safety pensions rising, driving several sales tax increases in several Orange County cities, residents and office seekers need to start asking themselves about social investments that enhance public safety but aren’t within the local police department budget.