CalOptima Considers Building Homeless Housing

Officials at CalOptima, Orange County’s health plan for the low income and elderly, are considering plans to use the property surrounding the agency’s headquarters to build a mixed-use development that includes affordable housing and permanent supportive housing for homeless individuals.

OC Supervisors Attempt CalOptima Takeover

The Orange County Taxpayers Association, backed by the medical industry, teamed with state Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) to block a move led by Supervisor Andrew Do to have the supervisors take over the $3.4 billion CalOptima health plan for low income, disabled and elderly OC residents.