Santana: Who will become Orange County’s Next County Supervisor on March 12?

Former Congresswoman, Democrat Loretta Sanchez heads up against Irvine’s Republican Mayor Don Wagner, who carries the OC GOP endorsement, along with several other well-known Republican names like former Villa Park Councilwoman Deb Pauly and Anaheim former Council Woman Kris Murray. In all, seven candidates are running to represent voters in the Third Supervisorial District, which includes the communities of Anaheim, Tustin, Irvine, Orange, unincorporated areas like North Tustin as well as the canyons.

Santana: California Publishers Gear Up for Battle Over Public Records Access

Today, Voice of OC leads a media coalition in Orange County appearing before Superior Court Judge Nathan Scott to oppose a deputy sheriff union request to block public access to police misconduct records. While State Attorney General Javier Becerra and local elected officials have largely given way to local police unions fighting against the implementation of SB1421, this week news publishers from across the state attending the California News Publishers Association capital conference in Sacramento reasserted their strong support for the myriad of public records lawsuits being waged across the state as a media coalition.