December 10, 2009 
OCTA Launches New Text Messaging Program

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) recently launched its “Text 4 Next” program which allows transit riders the ability to use their cell phones to get the next three scheduled times a bus will arrive at their stop by sending a text message to the OCTA.

November 2, 2009 
Prevention Programs Targeting Juvenile Offenders Achieve Success

(Santa Ana) Supervisor Janet Nguyen and her colleagues recently received and filed the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) annual progress report compiled by the Probation Department for Fiscal Year 2008-09. The report showed great improvement in reducing the number of juvenile repeat offenders throughout the County.

October 2, 2009 
Free Seasonal Flu Shots to be Available at County Community Services Center

Supervisor Janet Nguyen is partnering with the Orange County Health Care Agency’s Public Health Community Nursing Program, Westminster Mayor Margie Rice and Garden Grove Councilman Andrew Do to offer free flu shots at the County Community Services Center on Friday, October 16, 2009.

September 25, 2009 
Orange County Receives Emergency Management Performance Grant

The Orange County Operational Area emergency response organization has been awarded grant funding through the Fiscal Year 2009 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program. The grant is to support activities that contribute to the County’s capability to prevent, prepare for, mitigate against, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters, whether natural or man-made.

August 31, 2009 
Legal Aid Society Now Serving Residents Visiting the County Community Service Center

The Legal Aid Society of Orange County is coming to the County Community Service Center (CCSC) and will be holding office hours from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Tuesday of every month, beginning Tuesday, September 1, 2009.

July 6, 2009 
Orange County’s Share of Economic Stimulus Funds Tops $200 Million

Orange County’s share of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is now estimated at more than $200 million, the largest economic benefit being the elimination of the Alternative Minimum Tax on Private Activity Bonds for the John Wayne Airport Improvement Project. This will reduce the bond expenses by up to $122.8 million.

June 22, 2009 
Supervisor Janet Nguyen Allocates $1 Million in Proposition 1B Funds for Garden Grove Street Improvements

Allocated by Vice Chair Janet Nguyen and approved by the full Board of Supervisors, significant amounts of Prop 1B funds have been made available to the Central Garden Grove Overlay Project. Street overlay is commonly referred to as street re-surfacing.

May 8, 2009 
Supervisor Janet Nguyen and OC Health Care Agency Host Town Hall: How to Get a PASS in Your Food Inspection

(Santa Ana) On Thursday, May 7, 2009, more than 120 business owners, restaurant managers and employees joined Supervisor Janet Nguyen, Senator Tom Harman, Assemblyman Jim Silva, Westminster Mayor Margie Rice, Garden Grove Mayor William Dalton and Garden Grove Councilman Andrew Do, at a Town Hall on the new Restaurant Inspection Public Notification System.

January 21, 2009 
CSAC Appoints Supervisor Janet Nguyen to California Massage Therapy Council Board of Directors

(Santa Ana) — The California State Association of Counties recently appointed Supervisor Janet Nguyen to the newly-formed California Massage Therapy Council (CMTC) Board of Directors. The CMTC was formed in response to the passage of Senate Bill 731, which Gov. Schwarzenegger signed into law September 27, 2008.

January 14, 2009 
Supervisor Janet Nguyen Sworn In For First Full Term

State Senator Mimi Walters administers the oath of office to Supervisor Janet Nguyen at the Tuesday, January 13, 2009 Orange County Board of Supervisor’s meeting.

January 13, 2009 
OCTA Swears In Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Other Directors

(Santa Ana) — Supervisor Janet Nguyen was once again sworn in as a Director to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). Garden Grove Mayor Bill Dalton was sworn in as a new Director for the seat vacated by former Garden Grove Mayor Pro Tem Mark Rosen and Director Peter Buffa was elected Chairman.