Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and a city board responsible for hearing public grievances will address the controversy created by a confrontation between an off-duty Los Angeles police officer, who apparently fired his gun, and a group of teens that led to a demonstration by more than 200 people and the arrest of 23.
Supervisor Todd Spitzer is proposing the county pay Irvine Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway $190,000 to be his policy advisor, which is potentially controversial given that Irvine and the county often have opposing interests.
Norberto Santana Jr. guided county Supervisor Todd Spitzer’s demands for a correction to an Orange County Register article that scrutinized the supervisor’s citizen’s arrest of a man last year, the county alleges in a court filing. Santana says the filing mischaracterizes the interaction.
District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and public defender Scott Sanders battled each other over the revelations by Sanders regarding how DA prosecutors and sheriff’s deputies operated an informant network inside county jails.
A report calling for Anaheim’s beleaguered streetcar project be terminated was supposed to be on Monday’s Orange County Transportation Authority Board meeting agenda. But sources say there’s a big political push to bury it.