After an email blast to OC Superior Court judges last week – featuring a You Tube video of Todd Spitzer’s bizarre police interview following his erroneous citizens’ arrest of an evangelist – a Voice of OC open records lawsuit against the County of Orange was delayed until today.
Abraham Medina writes that Santa Ana must break its cycle of only looking to fund one side of the ledger when it comes to public safety. City officials need a more nuanced approach that focuses more on youth investments.
A proposal in Anaheim to debate sanctuary city status is a distraction and a political stunt, writes Francisco Aviles Pino. Moreover, it distracts from the real debate that should be taking place at the local city council.
Gary Headrick writes that SDGE has turned South Orange County into a default nuclear waste dump, due to a shortsighted solution that leaves OC extremely vulnerable until all the nuclear waste has been removed from the former San Onofre nuclear power generating station.
Jack Eidt and Jerry Collamer take on SDGE’s plan for burying radioactive waste on the site of the former San Onofre nuclear power generating station based near San Clemente and the world class surfing beach known as Trestles.
OC Auditor Controller Eric Woolery leads a coalition of 44 auditor controllers from across California, demanding the ability to hire their own lawyers when they detect fraud, waste or abuse from local elected officials. Action comes just as OC Supervisors are poised today to water down 1994 bankruptcy-era reform requiring public review for borrowings.