The California Wildlife Conservation Board awarded $522,762 in support of a priority project in Orange County, the I-5 Bridge Array Fish Passage Project on Trabuco Creek. This grant will allow CalTrout to move forward with a significant fish passage improvement project on Trabuco Creek, a major tributary to San Juan Creek in Orange County.
Laguna Niguel City Council Member Jerry Slusiewicz submitted his resignation from the City Council just before the start of their regular meeting on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. He cited safety concerns for himself and his family as the reason for resigning.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed suit against One Source Facility Solution (One Source), a janitorial subcontracting company based in Orange County, and the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Dilip Joshi.
On Monday, November 20, 2017, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick issued a court order that permanently blocked President Donald Trump’s Executive Order to deny funding to cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities, sometimes referred to as “sanctuary cities”.
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Eric H. Woolery Auditor-Controller, County of Orange
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LEARN TO READ A GOVERNMENT BUDGET:
JOIN THE ORANGE COUNTY AUDITOR-CONTROLLER’S OFFICE FOR A FREE TAXPAYER WATCHDOG EVENT
WHAT – The County of Orange Auditor-Controller’s office is proud to they will be hosting a FREE SEMINAR featuring a panel of experts who will help to demystify government budgets. Join Auditor-Controller Eric H. Woolery and Huntington Beach City Treasurer Alisa Cutchen as they discuss specifics as to what a government budget looks like, the process for creation and how to gain perspective from it. WHEN – Thursday, December 7, 2017 with doors opening at 5:30 PM
WHERE – The Huntington Beach Senior Center at Central Park, 18041 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA.
Thanks to the generosity of Orange County businesses and organizations, approximately 1,000 frozen turkeys were distributed on Saturday, November 18 to families in need served by the nonprofit KidWorks of Santa Ana.
Today California Coastkeeper Alliance, Orange County Coastkeeper and California Coastal Protection Network are challenging the State Lands Commission’s decision to green light Poseidon’s for-profit Huntington Beach desalination plant. The corporate project has faced widespread public opposition because of its high economic and environmental costs. Critics want the state to conduct a full study of impacts and alternatives, as required by law, to determine the best way to meet community water needs.
Moulton Niguel Water District, which was recently honored by SustainOC for its efforts to mitigate urban runoff caused by overwatering, is celebrating a water conservation milestone: 500 million gallons of water savings from the district’s successful turf replacement program.