A contractor hired by 13 Orange County cities will begin a study in the next few weeks of costs the county Sheriff’s Department charges the cities and the services they receive after cities complained law enforcement expenses ate up as much as 50 percent of their annual budgets.
A ballot initiative is the latest confrontation in a long-running battle over medical marijuana between the city of Stanton and Green Tree Remedy, both of which claim to be doing what’s best for city residents.
Orange County District Attorney officials are investigating a case of alleged forgery in Stanton involving key OC GOP insiders who led a failed effort to kill a new public safety tax proposal on this month’s ballot.
Steve Sarkis changed his mind and refused to sign ballot arguments against a proposed sales tax hike in Stanton, yet his signature still ended up on the argument. The California Secretary of State’s office is reviewing matter.