| November 26, 2018
Republican Assemblyman Matthew Harper lost his seat to Democrat Cottie Petrie-Norris, and Democrat Tom Umberg’s lead continued to grow Monday over state Sen. Janet Nguyen. About 98 percent of all estimated ballots in Orange County have been counted and reported.
| July 27, 2014
Santa Ana’s proposed gang injunction goes before a judge, and Huntington Beach considers limiting rent increases at mobile home parks.
| April 18, 2014
Candidates vying for the coastal 74th Assembly District seat took questions from journalists in the first of four such events.
| August 14, 2013
In the last of a three-part interview, former human resources manager Kathleen Tahilramani offers a first-hand account of how politicos get plum their jobs.
| October 8, 2012
A large batch of emails shows how aides to county supervisors were apparently fast-tracked for positions in the county bureaucracy. Supervisors defend approach but heed calls for more transparency.
| July 28, 2012
Among other allegations, the letter accuses Supervisor Pat Bates of trying to change a sex offender ordinance to help a friend.
| July 27, 2012
Deputy CEO Alisa Drakodaidis alleges a host of improprieties by officials, including supervisors Janet Nguyen and Pat Bates.
| July 13, 2012
Deputy CEO Alisa Drakodaidis has left her post and, sources say, left behind a scathing letter that could rock the county government.
| November 8, 2011
County’s lawyers issue an opinion following disclosure that a
former staffer for Supervisor Janet Nguyen transferred to the
county’s trash agency while preparing to run for the Assembly.