Santana: Lessons in Leadership over President’s Holiday

Judge David O Carter this week demonstrated real leadership on combating homelessness by getting out into the field and challenging county officials to focus public resources on meeting immediate needs of riverbed residents. Yet will this rare focus last? Could receivership of federal and state funds coming into the County of Orange be on the horizon?

Santana: Lincoln’s Birthday Offers A Challenge to Add Your Voice

Today as many enjoy a day off thanks to President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, Voice of OC Publisher Norberto Santana Jr. reflects on Lincoln’s Gettysburg address – a short, 272-word Oped that changed the meaning of freedom and offers a challenge to all of us to stay involved in our civic life.

Santana: We Did It!

Voice of OC enters 2018 in a strong position financially after readers responded overwhelmingly to our annual year-end online fundraiser, helped this year by a special national matching grant program, called NewsMatch.

Santana: Meet The Voice of OC

Publisher Norberto Santana Jr. talks about the unique opportunities that Voice of OC donors offer to interns, opportunities not only to get published but to make a difference. In fact, today’s line up of award-winning reporters at Voice of OC, all started out as interns.