(Santa Ana, CA) - The County of Orange announces the opening of the Armory Emergency Shelter Program, the seasonal program that provides up to 400 beds for homeless families and individuals, on December 1, 2011.
Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari L. Freidenrich, CPA, announced that her office will be mailing over 23,000 delinquent notices to taxpayers who have unsecured property taxes outstanding as of September 30, 2011.
The County of Orange has reached a mediated settlement with the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs (AOCDS) on legal fees stemming from a lawsuit filed by the County over the retroactive portion of the “3% @ 50” pension benefit that was granted to many County peace officers.
Due to the restoration of electrical power in the San Diego Gas & Electric service area in Orange County, the Orange County Emergency Operations Center has deactivated as of 4 a.m. on Friday, September 9.
The major power outage affecting Orange County serves as a reminder of the importance of registering all of your phone numbers and mobile devices with AlertOC, the County's emergency mass notification system.
(Santa Ana, CA) A $48 million cut to funding for Orange County that is included in the proposed State Budget agreement would impact the County's ability to issue short term debt that provides cash flow to support critical County services and operations.
(Santa Ana, CA) - Seventeen County of Orange programs were selected to receive a 2011 Achievement Award by the National Association of Counties (NACo). Among these, the Probation Department's Center for Opportunity. Reentry and Education (CORE) Program was designated "Best in Category" in Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
(Santa Ana, CA) - Orange County Board of Supervisors Chair Bill Campbell and Fifth District Supervisor Patricia C. Bates today sent President Obama and Federal officials a letter urging the issuance of a disaster declaration for Orange County and other California counties as a result of damage from the devastating December 2010 winter storms.