Two former political allies-turned-foes running for Costa Mesa mayor, Sandy Genis and Katrina Foley, sparred at a political debate Monday evening, where moderators pressed the councilwomen to explain a late-night vote last year when Genis and two other council members stripped Foley of her title as mayor.
The state may shutter a 114-acre property that currently houses developmentally disabled adults. Homeless advocates, and a state senator, say the property should be re-purposed as a center for homeless people and others who need temporary housing and mental health services.
The Orange County Special Education Alliance is an obscure public agency that uses taxpayer money to help pay the legal bills of school districts battling families over providing special education services.
Julie Folcik was placed on administrative leave after a judge refused to put a charter proposal on the June ballot after the city missed the filing deadline. Several residents and a member of the City Council say Folcik is being made a scapegoat.