After Orange County’s blue wave this past November, local Democrats face a tough choice in a January election for chair of the local Democratic Party with union leader Ada Briceño running against longtime local elected official Beth Krom. The big question rumbling around OC office hallways and holiday parties is whether the face of the party needs to better match the base?
Jeanne Baran, Irvine resident and member of the Irvine Watchdog citizens group, writes that the Irvine City Council continues to debate the Veterans cemetery ignoring the results of the June election.
The election saw OC voters eliminating the Democrats’ supermajority in the state Senate; setting up competitive runoff elections for four Republican-held congressional districts and 4th District county supervisor; and delivering the first runoff elections for district attorney and sheriff in more than a quarter century.
Publisher Norberto Santana Jr. writes about the innovative position at Voice of OC, Involvement Editor, as well as the amazing longtime Orange County good government activist, Theresa Sears, who has grown the Voice of OC Opinion section since 2015.
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.
Voice of OC has added another reporter to its news team. Spencer Custodio will cover south Orange County and Fullerton for the non-profit news agency. Previously, he worked as one […]
Irvine residents Karen Jaffe and Joe Martinez are urging Irvine City Council members to reduce entitlements and consider traffic in the Veterans’ Cemetery decision slated for this Tuesday
Both sides are spending heavily in a local election that could determine whether Democrats keep a supermajority in the state Assembly.
Body cameras could be worn by Anaheim police, and nepotism gets attention in Garden Grove.
Irvine looks at affordable housing for veterans while Villa Park considers ending its pension contract with CalPERs and Cypress studies more horse race dates at Los Alamitos.