Who Got the Big Raises?

Dozens of county managers and executives got pay raises while
services were cut and others laid off. But the county still won’t
say who they are.

Family Ties Lead to Questions About OCTA Audit

When officials at the county agency needed someone to conduct an
“independent” audit of a $12-billion transportation improvement
program, they chose a group that included the father of their
financial manager.

A Question of Strategy

Costa Mesa City Council members are feeling the heat from two
months of intense union campaigning against their outsourcing plan.
Some Republicans are growing impatient waiting for local party
leaders to fire back.