County Settles With Voice of OC, Yields Documents

Voice of OC resolved its long-running public records lawsuit with the county of Orange Friday and received a trove of documents that detail aspects of the “culture of fear” that many report inside county government.

How Investigating Harassment Charges Ended a Career

Kathleen Tahilramani, a former human resources manager at the county of Orange, said she lost her job after refusing to look the other way when confronted with harassment allegations within county Waste & Recycling.

After Long Saga, Deputy CEO Fired

Alisa Drakodaidis, the deputy county CEO who went underground last year after sexual assault charges were filed against an executive under her supervision, apparently has been dismissed.

Drakodaidis Placed on Admin Leave

County officials are mum on move against deputy CEO who in July accused supervisors of corruption. Her attorney says she’s being “set up” for firing.