Santana: Santa Ana City Manager In Play Again

Santa Ana city council members have gone through five city managers in two years. The latest, City Manager Raul Godinez II, finds his future at city hall in play with just a little over a year in the job. City council members met this past Friday in secret session to discuss his severance, the latest in top executive severance agreements – which could soon collectively reach near the million dollar mark for Santa Ana taxpayers.

Dramatic OC Board of Supervisors Meeting Covers DA, Homelessness and Alleged Conflicts

The year-end meeting featured goodbyes to supervisors Todd Spitzer and Shawn Nelson, criticism of the all supervisors over the deaths of more than 200 homeless people this year, and questions from the incoming DA about wiretapping and alleged conflicts of interest related to a contractor hired by the outgoing district attorney and illegal surveillance of elected officials by a police union’s law firm.