Orange County supervisors are facing criticism over their plan to require hundreds of homeless people to leave an encampment along the Santa Ana River by Jan. 22 without a place for most of them to go – a move one county supervisor said would push a large number of homeless people into cities like Anaheim.
Todd Spitzer has been a popular vote getter as a state Assemblyman and Orange County Supervisor. Now he’s running for district attorney. Why does he want to be Orange County’s prosecutor? And what are his beefs with incumbent Tony Rackauckas? Spitzer discusses the county’s jail informant scandal and his citizen arrest at a Wahoo’s Fish Taco. He responds to critics who question whether he has the temperament and judgment to be the county’s top prosecutor.
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who is running for DA in 2018, writes that all investigative reports related to sexual harassment allegations in the state legislature should be released once their findings are concluded.
An “anonymous” $50,000 donation to the county to improve an archery range at Mile Square Park is sparking debate over whether government agencies should keep donors’ names secret and whether it could become a way for people with business before the county to secretly curry favor with the elected officials who make decisions.
Orange County supervisors Tuesday unanimously picked a team of developers to manage a long-awaited overhaul of Dana Point Harbor with new space for shops, restaurants, boat slips, and hotels – as one supervisor raised heated questions about how the winning team came to be chosen.