Mosko: Finally, a Bill in Congress to Fix Climate Crisis

With just a dozen years left to address climate change before impacts become disastrous, Sarah Mosko writes that Orange County faces real flooding and water table threats, noting that residents should support new bipartisan legislation in Congress to address the climate crisis.

Francke: Sunshine Week, Your Right to Know

Terry Francke, the General Counsel for Cal Aware writes about Sunshine Week, an annual national celebration of America’s popular access to government records and information. Francke outlines how people can take action to make their communities more open, offering ten ways you can advance your rights to know, speak, write and publish about issues that matter—where you live.

Sanchez: A Balanced Voice to Serve the Public

Loretta Sanchez served two decades in Congress and is a candidate for Third District Supervisor. Sanchez writes that her government affairs expertise provides the needed skills to tackle tough problems on behalf of the people of Orange County.

Murray: Community Above Politics

Kris Murray, former Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem and City Councilwoman is a Candidate for County Supervisor, District 3.
Murray writes that her record and experience with the homeless crisis, public administration and fire safety will help if she becomes the new supervisor.

Bales: Making a Positive Impact on County Government

Larry Bales is a candidate for District 3 member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and has exposed political corruption and unfair treatment of taxpayers over the years. He writes that his experience uniquely qualifies him for the job.

Curry: The Road Back For Republicans

Keith Curry, former Mayor of Newport Beach and Republican activist for more than fifty years writes that partisanship does not belong in local government.  Curry writes the road back for Republicans should start at the local level with a new way of thinking and a bigger tent.

Resnick: Questions Remain Regarding Rancho Santiago Community College Partnership with Saudi Arabia

Dr. Barry Resnick, a professor of counseling in his 39th year as a faculty member in the Rancho Santiago Community College District, writes that the controversial partnership between the Rancho Santiago Community College District Foundation and an entity funded by the Saudi Arabian government now must answer to the taxpayers for their failed venture.