2011

November 9, 2011 
Welcoming the City of Buena Park to the 2nd District

See what Buena Park has to offer.


November 8, 2011 
OCTA – Second Harvest Food Bank

Watch a video on the OCTA – Second Harvest Food Bank.


November 3, 2011 
Serve on the Grand Jury

The Superior Court of Orange County encourages qualified citizens to apply to serve on the 2012/2013 Grand Jury. Service is a full-time commitment for one year, from July 2, 2012, to June 30, 2013. Nineteen Orange County residents will be selected.


October 5, 2011 
Community Commentary: Sky didn't fall with annexation

As supervisor for the 2nd District, which includes Sunset Beach, and as chairman of the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), which governs the annexation of territory to cities, I have long supported annexation. I knew that in the long-term, the county would not be able to afford to provide the level of municipal services Sunset Beach residents enjoy.


October 4, 2011 
O.C. Board of Supes to tackle nearly $50M budget gap

SANTA ANA - The Orange County Board of Supervisors today will consider two plans to bridge a nearly $50 million gap in the budget -- one that would make severe cuts in service, the other less drastic.


July 26, 2011 
OC Parks Invites You to Become a Talbert Trailblazer

Join preserve staff and other volunteers on the first Saturday of each month at Talbert Nature Preserve working on park improvement projects which may include: non-native plant removal, weeding, watering, trail maintenance, trash cleanup and planting native species.


July 14, 2011 
John Wayne Airport Begins Roll Out of New Parking System

SANTA ANA, Calif. - John Wayne Airport (JWA) began rolling out the first phase of its new state-of-the-art Parking Access and Revenue Control System (PARCS) on Thursday, July 7, 2011.


July 13, 2011 
O.C.’s ‘Red Rocks’ will open to public

The ‘Red Rocks’ section of Black Star Canyon that is usually closed to all but guided tours will be opened to the public for a day on July 23.


June 29, 2011 
Land Swap Changes Borders for Long Beach, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach

Designed to tidy the county boundaries, the change affects local trails and five homes in Los Alamitos.


June 16, 2011 
Rossmoor To Seek Authority Over Police Services Amid Concerns Of Los Alamitos Takeover

One of the justifications for the Rossmoor Community Services District to ask for authority over police services is concern Orange County might transfer the responsibility from the Sheriff’s Department, to the Los Alamitos Police Department. Whether that concern is well founded, or whether it is something to be feared by Rossmoor residents, was one of the topics which came up several times during Monday’s public hearing (see related article.)


May 2, 2011 
HomeAid’s 2011 Essentials For Young Lives Donation Drive

HomeAid, in partnership with the Children and Families Commission of Orange County, will collect diapers, baby food and baby hygiene products including baby wipes and lotion which are then distributed to 16 shelters here in Orange County.


April 27, 2011 
Demolition Notice: 7th Street Bridge

Crews will perform nighttime work to demolish the westbound SR-22 / 7th Street connector bridge over the I-405 freeway.


April 18, 2011 
Straight Talk: The DB Versus DC Pension Problem

The March/April edition of Straight Talk Magazine by Art Levine has been published featuring and editorial by Supervisor John Moorlach


April 13, 2011 
John Wayne Airport Named Historic Landmark by American Society of Civil Engineers

John Wayne Airport (JWA) has been named a Local Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch and is one of only three airports worldwide bestowed with this honor.