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Across California, counties are jockeying for a share of $34.4 million in competitive state grants aimed at providing services for drug offenders released from state prisons under Proposition 47. But with the grant deadline just days away, OC appears to be behind the curve.
County officials have hired a new homelessness czar to try to jumpstart the county’s stalled approach to homelessness; meanwhile Sheriff Sandra Hutchens takes a swipe at the deputies union over its annual managers’ survey.