DA Moves On Nepotism, Fire Chief’s Deal in Garden Grove

The Orange County District Attorney’s office is taking legal action against the city of Garden Grove over “alleged Brown Act violations and other possible criminal misconduct” related to the hiring of the former mayor’s son as a firefighter and a secret employment deal with its former fire chief.

Garden Grove Fire Chief Resigns

The resignation of Fire Chief David Barlag comes just ahead of a report on the department’s management, including the hiring of the mayor’s son.