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October 24, 2016  Efforts to Target Workers’ Compensation Fraud Lead to Another ArrestAn ongoing effort by the County of Orange to target suspected instances of workers' compensation fraud resulted in the arrest last week of a sheriff’s deputy charged with defrauding the County of more than $35,000 in unearned benefits. The arrest is the fourth of a County employee alleged to have falsely claimed on-the-job injuries in the past two years.
October 18, 2016  Supervisors Consider Additional Ways to Address HomelessnessDuring a special study session to consider options for addressing the needs of those in Orange County without permanent housing, the Board of Supervisors evaluated how the system of care operates and recommendations for improvement. "An Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County" was presented by Susan Price, the County's new director of care coordination, a position created to better coordinate the County’s response to homelessness.
October 17, 2016  Clerk-Recorder to Unveil New Ceremony Room at the Old County CourthouseClerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen will be unveiling a new marriage ceremony room inside the historic Old Orange County Courthouse. He will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 22 at Noon, during the department's monthly special Saturday hours which will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The new ceremony room will be used to better address the consistently high demand for civil wedding ceremonies.