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October 9, 2015  Appellate Court Ruling Affirms Musick ExpansionThe Fourth District Court of Appeal has again found in favor of the County's plans to expand the James A. Musick Jail Facility in Irvine, rejecting the fourth lawsuit filed against the expansion since 1996.

October 8, 2015  Apply Now to Serve on the Next Orange County Grand JuryThe Superior Court of Orange County is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as a member of the next Grand Jury. The new, 19-member Grand Jury will be empaneled for a one year term that begins July 1, 2016. The deadline to apply for consideration is January 22, 2016, and applications are available on-line at
October 2, 2015  Social Services Agency Recognized for Outstanding Delivery of BenefitsFor the second consecutive year, the California Department of Social Services has recognized the County of Orange Social Services Agency for its outstanding delivery of CalFresh benefits to Orange County residents. CalFresh, formerly known as Food Stamps, is California's largest nutrition assistance program and provides monthly benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels.