Nelson Likely to Stay as Chairman of County Supervisors

Supervisor Pat Bates seems set to defer to current Chairman Shawn Nelson for the sake of continuity as the board heads into overtime in labor negotiations. Renewing Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s two-year appointment to CalOptima is also at issue.

I-405 Toll Plan a Dead Issue for Now

After a long-running, hotly contested debate, the Orange County Transportation Authority board voted in favor of adding a single free lane in each direction on the freeway, but against toll lanes.