Frank Kim is Appointed New County CEO

The widely-respected finance official, who recently served as acting CEO, is slated to take over permanently next week. He replaces Mike Giancola, who abruptly moved up his retirement last month, citing health issues.

Raise for County CEO Riles Workers

OC supervisors draw fire for handing their new CEO his second raise within a year and a half after forcing contracts without raises and with increased pension contributions in recent years on managers and rank-and-file workers.

Banked Vacation and Sick Leave Lead to Big Payouts

Over the past five years, many high-level employees in Orange County government have reaped six-figure sick and vacation leave payouts. “This is not something we intended to become a practice,” says a state senator.