Press Releases

January 30, 2015 
Two County Department Heads Announce Retirement Plans

Two longtime County executives who began their government careers in the same year at the same department will retire in February: John Wayne Airport Director Alan Murphy and Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Susan Novak.


January 26, 2015 
County Awarded $19.5 Million for Homeless Services

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $19.5 million to the County of Orange and its community partners for homeless housing assistance and other programs under the 2014 Continuum of Care grant competition.


January 15, 2015 
Deadline to Apply for Grand Jury Service Extended

The deadline to apply for Grand Jury service has been extended to Jan. 30, 2015. The Grand Jury performs civil oversight of local government by reviewing and evaluating County and City agencies, jails, schools, and special districts within Orange County and writes a final report with its findings and recommendations. The Grand Jury also considers evidence for possible indictment of individuals in felony cases and reviews complaints submitted by citizens.


January 15, 2015 
Supervisor Spitzer Will Serve as Board Chairman for 2015

Supervisor Todd Spitzer has been chosen unanimously by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors for 2015. Supervisor Lisa Bartlett will serve as the Board's vice chair.


January 12, 2015 
Eight Confirmed Measles Cases in Orange County

Orange County has eight confirmed cases of measles, in conjunction with the outbreak recently reported affecting multiple counties in California and Utah.