Coast District Approves Resolution to Transition to Trustee Elections by District Areas

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July 20, 2017
COSTA MESA, CA – During the July 19, 2017 regularly scheduled board meeting, the Coast Community College District Board of Trustees approved Resolution 17-21, stating the intention to transition from at-large to by-trustee area elections. The District has a long history of electing trustees who are members of a minority group. In past elections, voters in all parts of the District elected all trustees at-large, although each trustee resides in a separate one of the five designated areas of the District.

As Part of National Health Care Fraud Takedown, Federal Prosecutors in Los Angeles Charge 14 Defendants in Fraud Schemes that Allegedly Cost Public Healthcare Programs nearly $150 Million

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Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer Announces Candidacy for District Attorney Pledging to Restore Trust in Criminal Justice System

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